Press Releases

June 25, 2020 Press Release
Today, House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL), Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), and Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) introduced H.R. 7327, the Child Care for Economic Recovery Act, legislation to expand the availability of quality child care, help workers return to their jobs when it is safe, and enable America’s economy to recover from the COVID-19 recession.
June 8, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Chairwoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN), House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), and House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Chairman Jim Cooper (D-TN) sent a letter today to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette seeking answers on the Trump Administration’s recent proposal to resume nuclear testing.
May 25, 2020 Press Release
House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Ranking Member John Carter (R-TX), and full House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Ranking Member Kay Granger (R-TX), today sent a bipartisan request to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie urging that all gravestones inscribed with swastikas and messages honoring Hitler be removed from military cemeteries.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
Bold, Transformative Legislation Meets the Challenge of the Coronavirus Pandemic
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 208 to 199 vote, The Heroes Act, a bold and comprehensive coronavirus response bill that will meet the challenge this pandemic poses to our nation.
May 15, 2020 Press Release
"The Heroes Act is a bold step to provide that support and ensure our nation meets the challenge of the pandemic and the ensuing economic recession."
May 14, 2020 Press Release
"The Heroes Act takes that wisdom to heart. It is the bold and transformative step we need to ensure our nation meets the challenge of the pandemic and the ensuing economic recession."
May 12, 2020 Press Release
Bold, Transformative Legislation Meets the Challenge of the Coronavirus Pandemic
House Democrats today introduced The Heroes Act, a bold and comprehensive coronavirus response bill that will meet the challenge this pandemic poses to our nation.
May 2, 2020 Press Release
"The White House’s decision to allow Dr. Fauci to testify in the Republican-controlled Senate but not before the House Appropriations Committee is letting politics overtake public health."
May 1, 2020 Press Release
"Congress and the American public deserve a clear-eyed view of the path forward for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic."
April 28, 2020 Press Release
"Once again, the Trump Administration is putting domestic political considerations ahead of national security, and Trump is trampling on Congress’ power of the purse in the process."

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