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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.
December 9, 2014 Press Release
The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act is comprised of 11 FY2015 Appropriations bills and a Continuing Resolution maintaining the current rate of Homeland Security funding until February 27th, 2015.
December 2, 2014 Press Release
"It is dangerous and irresponsible to engage in stunts and gimmicks affecting funding for the agencies under the Department of Homeland Security."