Press Release : Homeland Security

  • 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.
  • October 10, 2019 Press Release
    Today leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees and Subcommittees on Homeland Security wrote to the Trump administration urging “increased discipline and transparency” related to any exception to the automatic apportionment of funds for enforcement and removal operations (ERO) at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
  • 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 25, 2019 Press Release
    The legislation, H.R. 3401, provides $4.5 billion in emergency spending to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, with significant funding for priorities including legal assistance, food, water, and medical services, support services and stronger protections for unaccompanied children, and alternatives to detention.
  • June 21, 2019 Press Release
    House Democrats, led by House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY-17), today introduced legislation to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border.
  • June 11, 2019 Press Release
    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Homeland Security bill on a vote of 29 to 20. The legislation provides annual funding for the Department of Homeland Security and its related agencies.
  • June 5, 2019 Press Release
    The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill. The bill provides a gross total of $63.8 billion in discretionary appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security, $2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $1.9 billion below the President’s request. When excluding offsetting collections and a cap adjustment for disaster response activities, the net discretionary total for the bill is $49.7 billion. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.

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