Press Releases

June 4, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 29 to 21. The legislation funds the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies, including the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness.
June 4, 2019 Press Release
Legislation provides $63.8 billion in discretionary funding, investing in smart, effective border security technologies, resources to meet humanitarian needs of migrants, and programs proven to keep Americans safe; Bill also prohibits misappropriation of funds for border wall and provides no funding for additional Border Patrol Agents, Border Patrol checkpoints, or border barriers
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Homeland Security funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, June 5. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of Homeland Security and its related agencies.
June 3, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill includes $24.55 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $1.4 billion over the 2019 enacted level and $355.5 million over the President’s 2020 budget request. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.
June 3, 2019 Press Release
Legislation now cleared for President’s signature

WASHINGTON — The House today passed, on a bipartisan 354 to 58 vote, legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, and other recent natural disasters.  

June 3, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2020 Transportation-Housing and Urban Development and Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA appropriations bills.
June 2, 2019 Press Release
Legislation provides $1.4 billion increase in funding to protect consumers, assist small businesses, invest in distressed communities, and ensure integrity of Federal elections

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Financial Services and General Government funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Monday, June 3.

May 30, 2019 Press Release
“We were sent to Congress to solve problems, not to make them worse. Yet House Republicans have again delayed desperately-needed relief for American families and communities – even as tornadoes and storms continue to hit the Midwest." “It is beyond comprehension that anyone would think 15 minutes of fame is worth making disaster victims, like those in flood-battered Tennessee, wait even longer for the help they need.”
May 28, 2019 Press Release
“Today’s heartless objection once again delays desperately needed relief for families and communities across the country. It is disheartening to see House Republicans’ callousness in the face of so much suffering.”
May 24, 2019 Press Release
“After President Trump and Senate Republicans delayed disaster relief for more than four months, it is deeply disappointing that House Republicans are now making disaster victims wait even longer to get the help they need."
May 23, 2019 Press Release
“I am pleased that President Trump and the Republicans have finally relented and agreed to deliver relief to all Americans struck by recent disasters. This $19.1 billion bill will help communities rebuild, assist farmers and rural communities, provide critical health care, nutritional assistance, and social services for disaster victims, and repair damaged federal facilities."

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