Press Releases

July 15, 2019 Press Release
Leaders of Appropriations, Energy and Commerce Committees warn that moving ahead with dramatic changes to NRC safety protocols without meaningful public input would weaken vital safety oversight and put public at risk; Lawmakers demand public comment period prior to vote on proposed changes
The House Appropriations and Energy and Commerce Committees today pushed back against proposed changes by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to its Reactor Oversight Process (ROP), the program that monitors and manages the performance and safety measures governing nuclear power plants.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
The House today passed a $4.6 billion emergency supplemental to provide humanitarian relief to migrant children and families at the southern border.
June 27, 2019 Press Release
Funding and provisions in amendment make critical improvements For The Children
House Democrats, led by House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17), today introduced an amendment strengthening the Senate’s emergency humanitarian supplemental by making critical improvements to support children and families.
June 26, 2019 Press Release
Legislation provides $1.4 billion increase in funding to protect consumers, assist small businesses, and invest in distressed communities; Legislation protects our democracy with $600 million for election security grants; Bill also includes 3.1% Federal civilian pay raise
The House today passed, on a 224 to 196 vote, the fiscal year 2020 Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of the Treasury, the Judiciary, the Executive Office of the President, and other independent agencies, including the Small Business Administration.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
The legislation, H.R. 3401, provides $4.5 billion in emergency spending to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, with significant funding for priorities including legal assistance, food, water, and medical services, support services and stronger protections for unaccompanied children, and alternatives to detention.
June 25, 2019 Press Release
$383.3 billion package invests For the People, with robust funding for priorities like infrastructure, environment and climate change, and strengthening democracy
The House today passed, on a 227 to 194 vote, a package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills. The package consists of five bills that fund federal departments including Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Energy from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.
June 21, 2019 Press Release
$4.5 billion package addresses humanitarian crisis, includes robust oversight of Trump administration and provisions to protect rights and dignity of migrants
House Democrats, led by House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17), today introduced legislation to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border.
June 20, 2019 Press Release
In advance of Floor consideration next week, the House Appropriations Committee today released a summary of H.R. 3351, the fiscal year 2020 Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill.
June 19, 2019 Press Release
$982.8 billion package invests For the People, with robust funding for priorities like health care, infrastructure, clean energy, and education
The House today passed, on a 226 to 203 vote, a package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills. The package consists of four bills that fund federal departments including Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, and Energy from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.
June 17, 2019 Press Release
The package includes five FY 2020 spending bills: Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA, Interior-Environment, Military Construction-Veterans Affairs, and Transportation-Housing and Urban Development.

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