Press Releases

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."
March 4, 2021 Press Release

In a new letter, House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Matt Cartwright (D-PA-08), and Democratic Members of the House Appropriations Committee today urged President Biden to nominate Shalanda Young as Director of the Office of the Management and Budget.

March 3, 2021 Press Release
Appropriations Chair Recommends Shalanda Young for Top OMB Job
“Neera Tanden is a skilled public servant and a close ally in our shared fight for working families. While I am disappointed her nomination was withdrawn, she will remain a trusted partner and I look forward to working with her in a new capacity. To fill the position of Director of the Office of Management and Budget, I unreservedly recommend Shalanda Young. As Appropriations Chair, I have seen firsthand her commitment to America’s working families."
February 26, 2021 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) today announced that the House will accept Member requests for Community Project Funding in appropriations bills for the upcoming fiscal year.
February 8, 2021 Press Release
In his decades of public service, Senator Richard Shelby has made a significant mark on the Congressional appropriations process and indeed the Congress as a whole. I respect his strong advocacy for his priorities and his diligent work to deliver for his beloved home state of Alabama.