Press Releases

January 19, 2019 Press Release
“On Day 29 of the Trump Shutdown, the solution is simple: reopen the government, pay our federal employees, and then negotiate border security and immigration policy proposals that can command bipartisan support.”
January 17, 2019 Press Release
This Continuing Resolution would provide an additional option for President Trump and Senate Republicans to take yes for an answer and end the shutdown. It would reopen government through February 28, providing time for Congress to come to a full-year agreement without further jeopardizing vital services or the pay of federal employees.
January 16, 2019 Press Release
Legislation Includes Continuing Resolution to Reopen Government Through February 8
The House today approved legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by recent hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, and other natural disasters. To ensure that the funding provided in the bill can be used to immediately assist disaster victims, the legislation also included a Continuing Resolution to reopen the federal government through February 8.
January 16, 2019 Press Release
This legislation is a critical first step to meeting our fellow citizens’ urgent needs as they recover from recent disasters. I urge my colleagues to join me in support of this bill.
January 15, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today welcomed eight new Democratic members appointed to the Appropriations Committee for the 116th Congress.
January 6, 2019 Press Release
Legislation is virtually identical to four appropriations bills that the Senate has already passed 92-6
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17) today released the text of individual appropriations bills to end the Trump Shutdown. These four bills, which are expected to be considered in the House this week, will immediately reopen key parts of the federal government and stop the harm the Trump Shutdown is inflicting on American families, businesses, and communities.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
As the Trump Shutdown enters its third week, the effects of President Trump and Republicans’ decision to shutter the government over a wasteful and unnecessary border wall are obvious.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
House Democrats won’t agree to $5 billion to President Trump’s wall, not only because it is an ineffective, mean-spirited attack on immigrants, but because there are far greater pressing needs.
December 31, 2018 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman-designate Nita M. Lowey has released a legislative package that will reopen the federal government and end the Trump Shutdown. The legislation is expected to be considered in the House on January 3. These resources are available for Members and staff.
December 31, 2018 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Democrats released the following one-pager explaining five ways House Democrats' legislative package to reopen the government reflects Democratic priorities.