Press Releases

October 1, 2020 Press Release
"I am particularly pleased that Democrats prevailed in securing nearly $8 billion in desperately needed nutrition assistance for struggling Americans. Democrats will build on this victory to negotiate full appropriations bills that invest for the people."
September 30, 2020 Press Release
"The American people cannot afford to wait until next year for action, so Democrats are making good on our offer to compromise. This updated version of The Heroes Act seeks to meet Republicans halfway, while addressing needs that have grown since May."
September 28, 2020 Press Release
Legislation Addresses Needs That Have Developed Since May, Reflects Negotiation Efforts
House Democrats today released an updated version of The Heroes Act, addressing needs that have developed since the House passed an earlier iteration and reflecting negotiations between Democrats and Republicans.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
Legislation extends government funding through December 11
The House today passed, on a 359 to 57 vote, a bipartisan continuing resolution to extend federal government funding through December 11 and avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month.
September 22, 2020 Press Release
Legislation extends government funding through December 11
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today filed H.R. 8337, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act, reflecting bipartisan agreement on an extension of government funding through December 11. The legislation is a modified version of H.R. 8319, which Chairwoman Lowey filed yesterday.
September 21, 2020 Press Release
Legislation extends government funding through December 11
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today introduced a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding through December 11 and avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month.
September 15, 2020 Press Release
"While we appreciate every attempt at providing critical relief to American families, the Problem Solvers Caucus’ proposal falls short of what is needed to save lives and boost the economy."
September 3, 2020 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) and Democratic Members of the House State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee today wrote to President Donald Trump opposing his plan to defund the United States’ previously appropriated and committed contributions to the World Health Organization (WHO).
September 2, 2020 Press Release
"“President Trump’s promise of ‘America First’ has turned into ‘America Alone.’ The Trump Administration’s campaign against the WHO is just one of many examples of absurd policy cooked up to appeal to the President’s political base, shirk his responsibility, and abdicate America’s role as a global leader."
September 2, 2020 Press Release
“While this move is not surprising given the Trump administration’s ill-advised posture toward the World Health Organization (WHO), it is nevertheless devastating that the United States will apparently not participate in global efforts to develop and distribute a coronavirus vaccine."

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