Press Release : Legislative Branch

  • May 18, 2021 Press Release
    "While we will soon establish a commission to investigate the January 6th domestic terrorist attack on the United States Capitol, it is our responsibility to act now, not later, and provide the resources necessary to protect the Capitol and those who work and visit here."
  • May 14, 2021 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today introduced the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act. The bill addresses the insurrection with $1.9 billion in funding to respond to the tragic events of that day.
  • 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 4, 2021 Press Release
    The House Appropriations Committee today organized for the 117th Congress by adopting Committee Rules and Subcommittee Jurisdictions.
  • February 4, 2021 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today announced Vice Chairs for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 117th Congress.
  • January 26, 2021 Press Release
    “The breach of the United States Capitol on January 6 was one of the darkest days in American history. Today, we learned that the attack on the People’s House was preventable and that the government agencies tasked with keeping our country safe failed in their most basic responsibilities."
  • January 25, 2021 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today announced the Democratic rosters for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 117th Congress, including the Subcommittee Chairs and full Committee Vice Chair who were elected by the Committee’s Democratic Members.
  • January 7, 2021 Press Release
    “Our hearts break over the senseless death of United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, who was injured in yesterday’s violent assault on the Capitol. Our prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues on the force."
  • January 7, 2021 Press Release
    “To ensure the safety of those who work and visit here, we must get to the bottom of these breakdowns and prevent them from ever happening again. The Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds the Capitol Police, is robustly investigating yesterday’s events, including with hearings to directly question key leaders about what went wrong.”

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