Ranking Member Lowey and House Democratic leaders praise passage of 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations Act
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“The House Republican budget is a dishonest sham, hurts the middle class, and paves a golden path for continued brinkmanship and government shutdowns in the future.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on House passage of the 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations Act:
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on Senator Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will not run for re-election in 2016:
“The Republican majority’s continuing failure to enact a FY15 Homeland Security Appropriations bill is a staggering display of legislative incompetence.
Secretary Kerry, welcome back. You continue to represent our country with passion and dedication, and I thank you for your tireless efforts. Since you were sworn in two years ago, you have worked diligently on both Middle East Peace and Iranian nuclear negotiations; faced nonstop crisis in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine; and consistently worked to counter terrorism and advocate for human rights and