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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.

December 8, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the second FY2017 Continuing Resolution:

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: