Press Release : Defense

  • June 8, 2020 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Chairwoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN), House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), and House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Chairman Jim Cooper (D-TN) sent a letter today to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette seeking answers on the Trump Administration’s recent proposal to resume nuclear testing.
  • February 13, 2020 Press Release
    “President Trump is once again disrespecting the separation of powers and endangering our security by raiding military resources to pay for his wasteful border wall."
  • January 14, 2020 Press Release
    "Make no mistake: This decision will make Americans less safe, burden more military families, and do further violence to the Constitutional separation of powers that are inherent to our democracy.”
  • December 17, 2019 Press Release
    The House today passed two legislative packages that together comprise all 12 fiscal year 2020 funding bills. The packages, products of bipartisan, bicameral negotiations, now head to the Senate.
  • December 17, 2019 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey today delivered the following remarks on the House Floor on H.R. 1158, a national security minibus of Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bills.
  • December 16, 2019 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today released the text of two legislative packages that together comprise all 12 fiscal year 2020 funding bills.
  • December 16, 2019 Press Release
    In advance of Floor consideration this week, the House Appropriations Committee released a division-by-division summary of a national security appropriations minibus of four fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills.
  • September 18, 2019 Press Release

    House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today introduced a continuing resolution with limited anomalies to extend federal government funding through Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month.

  • June 19, 2019 Press Release
    The House today passed, on a 226 to 203 vote, a package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills. The package consists of four bills that fund federal departments including Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, and Energy from October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.
  • June 10, 2019 Press Release
    The package includes the FY 2020 Labor-Health and Human Services-Education, Defense, State-Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development spending bills.

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