Press Releases

May 18, 2021 Press Release
"While we will soon establish a commission to investigate the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on the United States Capitol, it is our responsibility to act now, not later, and provide the resources necessary to protect the Capitol and those who work and visit here."
May 17, 2021 Press Release
“We have been advocating for greater U.S. action to respond to this crisis globally for months. Using COVAX is the right thing to do to ensure that doses reach the most vulnerable first."
May 14, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today introduced the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act. The bill addresses the insurrection with $1.9 billion in funding to respond to the tragic events of that day.
May 13, 2021 Press Release
In letter to Acting Commissioner Woodcock: “ORA’s substantial overhead and lack of transparency and accountability in resource management present obstacles to the efficient and effective use of ORA’s appropriated resources and fulfillment of the prevention mandate of FDA’s food program.”
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT-03) and House Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), today sent a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock, M.D., requesting transparency related to the budget for food programs at the FDA.
April 30, 2021 Press Release
“From her first day in Congress, Representative Bustos has been a powerful voice for the people of her district and for working families across America. Cheri has never forgotten her roots in the Heartland, and her passionate advocacy has put the needs of family farmers and rural communities front and center as we shape federal policy."
April 9, 2021 Press Release
Following the release of President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding request, House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee Chairs praised the request in statements.
April 9, 2021 Press Release
“President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding request reverses decades of disinvestment by prioritizing initiatives that will help working families and the vulnerable. At a time when the coronavirus pandemic has exposed serious needs across the United States, this request meets the moment and charts a course for a better future."
April 5, 2021 Press Release
“My heart breaks over the loss of U. S. Capitol Police Officer William F. Evans, who died heroically defending the U.S. Capitol. Last Friday’s tragic events underscore the need for a security supplemental that will ensure the safety of Members, staff, Capitol workers, and the Capitol Police."
March 31, 2021 Press Release
Transformative Infrastructure Investments that Meet the Moment
"After decades of inadequate investments in America’s physical and social infrastructure and four years of failed ‘Infrastructure Weeks,’ we finally have a partner in the White House who is committed to making transformative investments that will shape our economy in a way that meets the moment. We cannot simply return to normal. Now is the time to make desperately needed investments to rebuild our nation and create millions of good-paying jobs that cannot be outsourced."
March 17, 2021 Press Release
“I am pleased that Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle recognize that Community Project Funding will help our communities, particularly now as the pandemic has exposed so many needs."