Press Release : Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

  • January 16, 2020 Press Release
    The legislation provides $3.35 billion in assistance to Puerto Rico, with significant funding for educational needs, repairs to transportation infrastructure, and community development activities.
  • 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. 1865, a domestic priorities and international assistance 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 domestic priorities and international assistance appropriations minibus of eight 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.

  • August 19, 2019 Press Release
    “The Domestic Gag Rule undermines the very purpose of the Title X program, which is to allow millions of women and men to access basic family planning services. Forcing so many providers out of the program will put birth control out of reach for millions, with severe consequences for families across the country."
  • 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 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.

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