Press Releases

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."
April 23, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a 388-5 vote, an interim emergency coronavirus package, Congress’s fourth piece of legislation to respond to the pandemic.
March 27, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, the third piece of legislation to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 23, 2020 Press Release
More than $2.5 trillion bill boldly addresses the impacts of the coronavirus crisis on families, businesses, and communities
House Democrats today introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a bold and comprehensive phase three coronavirus response bill that injects more than $2.5 trillion into the American economy.
March 18, 2020 Press Release
“The legislation provides necessary support to meet urgent public health needs and help Americans affected by the coronavirus pandemic."
March 14, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 363-40 vote, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
March 14, 2020 Press Release
Legislation guarantees free coronavirus testing, secures paid emergency leave, enhances Unemployment Insurance, strengthens food security initiatives, and increases federal Medicaid funding to states
In advance of House consideration later today, House Democrats have released the text of the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The legislation is expected to be considered on the Floor under suspension of the rules.
March 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today delivered the following remarks to the House Rules Committee in support of an appropriate rule for the House to consider H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act:

March 11, 2020 Press Release
Legislation provides paid leave, establishes free testing, protects health workers, and provides important benefits to children and families
House Democrats today introduced the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.

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