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July 17, 2018 Press Release

This week, the House is expected to consider the FY 2019 Interior-Environment appropriations bill as part of a two-bill minibus. This Republican bill puts the health and safety of the American people at risk by slashing critical funding for environmental protection.

July 17, 2018 Press Release
This week, the House is expected to consider the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior-Environment and Financial Services and General Government appropriations bills as a two-bill minibus. These bills cut environmental protection, undermine clean air and water laws, zero out election security grants, roll back consumer protections, and attack women’s health.
July 13, 2018 Press Release

In the wake of an indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller detailing Russian intrusion into state election systems during the 2016 election, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Quigley (D-IL) today urged House Republicans to restore funding for election security grants.

July 11, 2018 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee today adopted 12 Democratic amendments to protect migrant children separated from their families by President Donald Trump’s cruel family separation policy and to demand an end to family separation during markup of the fiscal year 2019 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
We could choose to expand worker protections and job training. We could choose to reach more kids through Head Start. We could choose to help college students afford the ever-growing cost of higher education with larger Pell Grants. But sadly, this bill does not.
July 11, 2018 Press Release
This bill undermines quality, affordable health care for American families by including extreme right-wing riders that block implementation of the Affordable Care Act and stall medical research. And it continues Republicans’ war on women’s health by attacking Planned Parenthood and eliminating family planning and teen pregnancy prevention.
June 28, 2018 Press Release

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today named House Democrats to serve on a conference committee of the House and Senate versions of the Minibus Appropriations bill.

June 26, 2018 Press Release
Oversight of the management and expenditure of the $674 billion that is provided to the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community is a core function of the Defense Subcommittee.
June 26, 2018 Press Release
Unlike other spending measures considered this year, this bill is the product of an inclusive process that invests in bipartisan priorities and is free of poison pill riders. It was written within the funding levels agreed upon in the most recent budget agreement, skipping OCO-to-base gimmicks previously employed to skirt the capped funding levels.
June 25, 2018 Press Release
“Thousands of children are still separated from their parents because of the Trump administration’s policy of ripping families apart. With today’s cancellation, Republicans are making clear that they care more about protecting their vulnerable incumbents than protecting vulnerable children.”

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