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December 15, 2015 Press Release

The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act appropriates $1.067 trillion in base discretionary budget authority, pursuant to the two-year budget agreement enacted in November 2015, including:

December 10, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) today issued the following statement regarding ending the ban on federal research on gun violence:

“More than 30,000 gun deaths occur every year in the United States of America.  These are our husbands and wives, parents, sons and daughters, and friends.  As a country, we cannot become immune to this daily tragedy plaguing our communities.

October 27, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after House and Senate Leaders reached a budget agreement:

September 30, 2015 Press Release

On Wednesday, September 30th – the last day of Fiscal Year 2015 – the House of Representatives will consider a Continuing Resolution maintaining government funding at its current spend rate through December 11, 2015. 

September 30, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement on the FY2016 Continuing Resolution: