Press Releases

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."
January 7, 2021 Press Release
“Our hearts break over the senseless death of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, who was injured in yesterday’s violent assault on the Capitol. Our prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues on the force."
January 7, 2021 Press Release
“To ensure the safety of those who work and visit here, we must get to the bottom of these breakdowns and prevent them from ever happening again. The Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds the Capitol Police, is robustly investigating yesterday’s events, including with hearings to directly question key leaders about what went wrong.”
December 27, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats Reject Trump Rescissions Package
“The House Appropriations Committee has jurisdiction over rescissions, and our Democratic Majority will reject any rescissions submitted by President Trump. By turning the page on this request, we will allow the Biden-Harris Administration to begin to Build Back Better.”
December 21, 2020 Press Release
Democrats Secure Substantial Investments in Critical Priorities; Legislation Provides $900 Billion in Urgent Coronavirus Relief
The House today passed an omnibus spending bill consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills, coronavirus relief, and authorizations.
December 21, 2020 Press Release
"President-elect Biden has spoken about the dark winter that we face because of this pandemic. It is my hope that this bill will be a source of light as we face that winter."