Press Releases

January 4, 2019 Press Release
As the Trump Shutdown enters its third week, the effects of President Trump and Republicans’ decision to shutter the government over a wasteful and unnecessary border wall are obvious.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
House Democrats won’t agree to $5 billion to President Trump’s wall, not only because it is an ineffective, mean-spirited attack on immigrants, but because there are far greater pressing needs.
January 4, 2019 Press Release
Legislation addresses urgent needs from hurricanes, typhoons, and wildfires
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today released legislation to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by recent hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires, and other natural disasters.
January 3, 2019 Press Release
“Senate Republicans now face a choice: They can vote for bills they have already supported and reopen the government or they can block them and prolong this unnecessary shutdown.”
January 3, 2019 Press Release
"Our new Democratic Majority was elected to end the chaos and govern responsibly. This legislative package to end the Trump Shutdown and fully reopen government consists of two parts, separating the disagreement between President Trump and Congress over border security from funding for the rest of the federal government."
December 31, 2018 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman-designate Nita M. Lowey has released a legislative package that will reopen the federal government and end the Trump Shutdown. The legislation is expected to be considered in the House on January 3. These resources are available for Members and staff.
December 31, 2018 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman-designate sent the following Dear Colleague letter on December 31, urging Members to support House Democrats' legislative package to reopen the federal government.
December 31, 2018 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Democrats released the following one-pager explaining five ways House Democrats' legislative package to reopen the government reflects Democratic priorities.
December 31, 2018 Press Release

House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman-designate Nita M. Lowey has released a legislative package that will reopen the federal government and end the Trump Shutdown. The legislation is expected to be considered in the House on January 3. The full text of the legislation is available at the links below.

December 31, 2018 Press Release
Legislation is virtually identical to bipartisan Senate bills that passed with overwhelming support

House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman-designate Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17) today filed legislation to reopen the federal government and fund most federal agencies through the remainder of fiscal year 2019. The legislative package, consisting of six full-year appropriations bills and a CR until February 8 for Homeland Security, is expected to be considered by the House on January 3.

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