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February 11, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), who has been recommended to be Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, today introduced H.R.

February 2, 2015 In The News
Years of austerity on federal services and investments have left our economy less competitive, our nation less safe, and the American people less prepared and prosperous than we would have been otherwise. I commend President Obama for his commitment to reversing this dangerous course. It is time to end – once and for all – the damage that mindless across-the-board “sequestration” cuts have imposed on American families.
January 21, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced the recommendations Appropriations Committee Democrats have sent to the Democratic Steering & Policy Committee regarding Ranking Members and full membership of each of the twelve Appropriations subcommittees in the 114th Congress. 

January 12, 2015 Press Release
This political game has a real and negative effect on critical agencies working to prevent and respond to emergencies and terrorist attacks like those in France last week. I urge Republican leaders bring a clean Appropriations bill to the floor, without poison pill amendments, that invests appropriately in our homeland security.
December 11, 2014 Press Release
As we all know, funding to keep the government operating expires at midnight tonight. It is my sincere hope that we can avoid the antics of last year when a vocal minority in this body was able to hold the entire government hostage for reasons they couldn’t articulate. It wasn’t fair to the American people, and I hope we never have to go through it again.