Press Releases

March 5, 2020 Press Release
“This legislation is a strong step to enable a coordinated, whole-of-government response to keep families and communities safe from the coronavirus."
March 5, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies will hold a public witness hearing on March 31, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in 2362-B Rayburn House Office Building for those who wish to provide input for the FY2021 Appropriations bill.
March 4, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 415 to 2 vote, emergency supplemental appropriations legislation to address the coronavirus outbreak.
March 4, 2020 Press Release
"While the Trump administration has repeatedly demonstrated a failure to understand public health needs, Congress is acting with the seriousness and sense of urgency the coronavirus threat demands."
March 4, 2020 Press Release
Legislation provides $8.3 billion for a robust response to the crisis, including support for state and local health agencies, vaccine and treatment development, and loans for affected small businesses
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today introduced an emergency supplemental appropriations bill to fully address the coronavirus outbreak.
February 28, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Homeland Security will hold a public witness hearing on March 25, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. for those who wish to provide input for the FY2021 Appropriations bill.
February 24, 2020 Press Release
"Despite urgent warnings from Congress and the public health community, the Trump administration took weeks to request these emergency funds. It is profoundly disturbing that their answer now is to raid money Congress has designated for other critical public health priorities. Worse still, their overall request still falls short of what is needed for an effective, comprehensive government-wide response."
February 13, 2020 Press Release
“President Trump is once again disrespecting the separation of powers and endangering our security by raiding military resources to pay for his wasteful border wall."
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February 10, 2020 Press Release
“It is unfortunate that instead of using his budget to build on the historic investments in last year’s budget deal, the President doubled down on partisan talking points that have no chance of becoming law. Just as we did last year, House Democrats will write responsible appropriations bills that invest in American families and communities.”
February 7, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed emergency supplemental appropriations legislation to provide support to Puerto Rico following a series of recent earthquakes.

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