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  • Protecting Against Ebola

    Appropriations Committee Democrats are working to ensure our public health professionals, medical researchers, and servicemembers have the resources they need to stop the spread of Ebola abroad and protect Americans at home.
  • Lowey: Congress must prevent another government shutdown

    Appropriations Ranking Democrat Nita Lowey calls on Congress to do its job by passing an Omnibus and preventing another disastrous government shutdown.

November 21, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee and State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, Congressman Harold Rogers (R-KY), Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, and Kay Granger (R-TX), Chairwoman of the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today wrote Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to urge decisive and constructive a

November 20, 2014 Press Release
“While far from an ideal solution to a complex and longstanding challenge, this executive order is a good start. I call on Republican leaders to channel their opposition to the President’s action into engagement. Rather than threatening a repeat of last year’s disastrous government shutdown, hold a vote on comprehensive immigration reform, which was written and passed by the Senate on a bipartisan basis last year.”
November 5, 2014 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 emergency funding to address Ebola in Africa and public health preparedness in the United States.

October 1, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Harold Rogers (R-KY) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) today sent the following letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Shaun Donovan and National Security Advisor Susan Rice requesting details on the Administration's response to the emerging public health crisis in Africa:

Dear Ambassador Rice and Director Donovan:

September 16, 2014 Press Release
"No Appropriator ever wants a CR, but none of us wants to repeat last year’s shutdown. It is my sincere hope that if this CR is enacted, we can use the coming months wisely to craft agreement on all twelve bills by December 11th. There is absolutely no reason to punt our responsibilities into the new year and the new Congress."