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  • Broken Promises: President Trump's 2018 Budget Request

    President Trump's 2018 budget request is a betrayal of his promise to Make America Great Again. If enacted through Appropriations law, the proposed budget cuts would have a disastrous impact on job security; health; schools; safe, clean, and secure communities; and American leadership. It is a framework to shift more and more burdens onto the shoulders of working families.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

President Trump's 2018 budget request is a betrayal of his promises, and would have a disastrous impact on job security; health; schools; safe, clean, and secure communities; and American leadership.  It is a framework to shift more and more burdens onto the shoulders of working families.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request:

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the FY2017 Defense Appropriations bill:

“It is disappointing that it took until March - nearly halfway into the fiscal year - to bring forward a Defense Appropriations bill that could have and should have been finished more than five months ago.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Lowey Announces Staff Changes on
Appropriations Committee

David Pomerantz to Retire After 34 Years of Service

Shalanda Young to Become Democratic Staff Director,
First Woman of Color to Hold Position

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today slammed President Trump’s intention to propose a 2018 budget that slashes services and investments critical to hardworking families, communities, and security: