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  • Continuing Resolution

    Congress passes a Continuing Resolution keeping the federal government open through December 9; Provides 2017 funding for military construction and veterans' services; and Approves $1.1 billion in emergency funding to respond to the Zika public health crisis.

November 17, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today slammed the Republican majority’s decision to abandon the FY2017 Appropriations process in favor of a 3-month Continuing Resolution:

November 11, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s request for supplemental Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding:

“The national security needs facing our nation are significant, and include both defense and non-defense priorities. 

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution, which also includes emergency funding to respond to the Zika virus and Louisiana floods, and the FY2017 Military Construction-VA Appropriations bill:

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the House Democratic Caucus confirming Congressman Matt Cartwright’s appointment to the Committee on Appropriations.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on news that the United States and Israel have agreed to a new 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on military assistance: