The Republican majority risks pushing hard-working American families into another damaging government shutdown. Like the last GOP shutdown just two years ago, this would have profound effects on our economy, national security, public safety, veterans, scientific research, and federal health and education initiatives.
“At a time when the need for aggressive investments in America’s future could not be greater, the Republican majority’s Appropriations bills shortchange hard-working American families while serving special interests. We can and must do better.”
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.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement on the FY2016 Continuing Resolution:
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Senate majority’s Continuing Resolution and the House majority’s continued inaction.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on Speaker Boehner’s refusal to rule out adding language on the JCPOA to an upcoming Continuing Resolution:
Today, U.S. Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee issued the following joint statement on the House and Senate Appropriations Committees completing markups of all 12 Appropriations bills: