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May 23, 2017 Press Release

“Just three weeks ago, Congress passed - in overwhelming, bipartisan fashion - an omnibus appropriations bill that provided responsible funding levels for critical services and investments. 

 

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Today House Budget Committee Ranking Member John Yarmuth, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, House Budget Committee Vice Ranking Member Pramila Jayapal, and House Appropriations Committee Vice Ranking Member Derek Kilmer joined with representatives from NDD United at a press conference calling on Congress to raise the 2018 spending caps.

May 2, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s tweets advocating a government shutdown:

“President Trump’s statement advocating a government shutdown is reckless and irresponsible.

May 1, 2017 Press Release

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

“I am pleased that the House and Senate Appropriations Committees have produced an Omnibus Appropriations Act, rather than a full-year Continuing Resolution.

May 1, 2017 Press Release

FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act

April 27, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) issued the following statement regarding the majority’s intention to advance a one-week stopgap Continuing Resolution:

“I am aware the majority intends to advance a one-week stopgap Continuing Resolution.  It bears repeating that seven months into the fiscal year, this should not be necessary.

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

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