Press Release : State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs

  • May 15, 2019 Press Release
    The House Appropriations Committee today released its report accompanying the fiscal year 2020 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs appropriations bill.
  • May 10, 2019 Press Release

    WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill provides $56.4 billion in base discretionary funding—$2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $13.7 billion above the President’s budget request. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.

  • May 9, 2019 Press Release
    The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Friday, May 10. The legislation funds the Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development, and other international programs and activities.
  • February 13, 2019 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today filed the conference report on legislation that will keep the federal government open and fund key national priorities. The legislation, negotiated by a bipartisan, bicameral conference committee, is expected to be considered in the House on Thursday.
  • January 31, 2019 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) today announced Vice Chairs for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 116th Congress.
  • January 25, 2019 Press Release

    The House today approved, by unanimous consent, a Continuing Resolution to reopen all federal agencies through February 15 and provide back pay to federal employees. The Senate approved the legislation earlier today and House passage cleared the legislation for the President’s signature.

  • January 25, 2019 Press Release
    “After Congress passes the legislation and President Trump signs it, I look forward to working with my colleagues across the aisle and across the Capitol in conference negotiations to craft a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that provides smart, effective solutions for border security while staying true to our values as Americans.”
  • January 23, 2019 Press Release
    The House today approved, 234-180, a new bipartisan package to reopen the government. The legislation, H.R. 648, reflects bipartisan House-Senate conference agreements negotiated by Republican and Democratic appropriators in both chambers last year. It includes $1.6 billion for border security-related initiatives.
  • January 23, 2019 Press Release
    Just this morning, President Trump’s chief economic adviser warned that the shutdown could lead to zero economic growth this quarter. The solution is simple: reopen the government, pay our federal employees, and then negotiate border security and immigration policy proposals that can command bipartisan support.
  • January 22, 2019 Press Release
    Democrats are bringing forward six conference reports negotiated last December when Republicans controlled the House, Senate, and the White House. If members of the Republican Party are serious about governing with us for the betterment of all Americans, then they should vote for these six conference reports and reopen the agencies covered by those bills.

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