Press Releases

March 6, 2019 Press Release
The hearing, “Addressing the Public Health Emergency of Gun Violence,” is the beginning of a robust discussion on federal funding for gun violence prevention research as Congress enters the fiscal year 2020 appropriations process.
February 26, 2019 Press Release
“Given the vast majority—more than 87 percent—of hard narcotics enter through official U.S. ports of entry, I urge the Administration to reconsider its proposed plan and instead direct TFF Strategic Support funds where they will effectively support law enforcement efforts to shut down illicit drug trafficking.”
February 25, 2019 Press Release
“President Trump has already submitted two extreme budget requests filled with destructive cuts that Congress completely rejected. Acting Director Vought’s op-ed confirms that the third Trump budget will be more of the same"
February 14, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan, Bicameral Conference Report Cleared for President’s Signature
The House today adopted, on a bipartisan 300-128 vote, legislation that will keep the government open and fund important national priorities. The legislation, which ensures the entire federal government is funded through September 30, was the product of a bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee.
February 14, 2019 Press Release
"The bill before us would prevent another government shutdown by completing the remaining appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2019. It represents what is possible in a strong democratic process, when we work hard to reach agreement that puts politics aside and puts the American people first."
February 13, 2019 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today filed the conference report on legislation that will keep the federal government open and fund key national priorities. The legislation, negotiated by a bipartisan, bicameral conference committee, is expected to be considered in the House on Thursday.
February 13, 2019 Press Release
"DOE’s Weatherization program has a direct, positive impact on the lives and pocketbooks of every day Americans, particularly elderly and low-income Americans, spanning all 50 states, U.S. territories, and Native American Tribes."
February 13, 2019 Press Release
"A recent USA Today and Boston Globe investigation found disturbing cases of substandard care at VA nursing homes, and unsettling efforts to keep those assessments quiet. I will work closely with our veteran support groups to address these issues."
February 13, 2019 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09), Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, held a public oversight hearing to explore the successes, challenges, and innovations of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Committee members heard from weatherization experts at the local, state, and federal levels.

February 12, 2019 Press Release

Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chair of the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcomittee, delivered the following remarks at the Subcommittee's hearing on "The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Management of Housing Contracts During the Shutdown":