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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:

February 10, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee, and Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Ranking Member on the Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, today issued the following statement regarding reports of an internal DHS cost estimate of $21

February 3, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today issued the following statement on the expected Executive Order rescinding the Department of Labor “fiduciary rule,” which House Republicans have also repea

February 1, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced Ranking Members and membership of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees have been approved by the Democratic Steering & Policy Committee.

January 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s immigration executive orders:

January 26, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.), Ranking Member of the House Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, and Democratic members of the Subcommittee wrote to President Donald Trump on Thursday demanding more information about his administration’s freeze on Environmental Protection Agency grants.

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