Press Releases

January 26, 2021 Press Release
“The breach of the United States Capitol on January 6 was one of the darkest days in American history. Today, we learned that the attack on the People’s House was preventable and that the government agencies tasked with keeping our country safe failed in their most basic responsibilities."
January 25, 2021 Press Release
Democrats Name Cardinals and Full Committee Vice Chair
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today announced the Democratic rosters for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 117th Congress, including the Subcommittee Chairs and full Committee Vice Chair who were elected by the Committee’s Democratic Members.
January 20, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Mike Quigley (D-IL-05), and House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth (D-KY-03) today wrote to Office of Management and Budget Director-designate Neera Tanden to urge the Biden Administration to prioritize several key initiatives.
January 15, 2021 Press Release
Taps Matt Washington as Deputy Staff Director
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today made staff announcements following the nomination of current Staff Director and Clerk Shalanda Young to serve as Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
January 15, 2021 Press Release
“In nominating Shalanda Young, President-elect Biden has chosen a legislative expert whose deep knowledge of the federal budget will be critical as we work to Build Back Better."
January 14, 2021 Press Release
“With the American Rescue Plan, President-elect Biden has laid out a clear path forward to lift our country out of the pandemic. As Chair of the Appropriations Committee, I look forward to quickly turning this framework into law.”
January 14, 2021 Press Release
“To defeat a global pandemic and Build Back Better, we must make forward-looking investments that will crush the virus and set us on a course for a strong and equitable recovery. These rescissions do the opposite and, as House Democrats made clear last month, we will not entertain them.”
January 14, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) and Defense Appropriations Subcommittee senior member Betty McCollum (D-MN-04) today wrote to the Secretary of the Army requesting cots be provided for National Guard members protecting the United States Capitol.
January 12, 2021 Press Release
"“For the past four years, Donald Trump has poisoned our public life by fanning the flames of division. Just as last week’s coup attempt represents the inevitable conclusion of his actions as President, the border barrier he visits today is the physical manifestation of the hostility he has fostered."
January 11, 2021 Press Release
“Our talented Clerks bring decades of experience and deep knowledge of federal funding to their posts, and I am grateful for their willingness to serve."