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September 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution, which also includes emergency funding to respond to the Zika virus and Louisiana floods, and the FY2017 Military Construction-VA Appropriations bill:

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the House Democratic Caucus confirming Congressman Matt Cartwright’s appointment to the Committee on Appropriations.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on news that the United States and Israel have agreed to a new 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on military assistance:

August 11, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the Department of Health and Human Services transferring funding to avoid a halt in the Zika vaccine development process:

July 14, 2016 Press Release

House Democratic conferees on the Zika and Military Construction-VA Conference Committee today urged Speaker Paul Ryan to consider H.R. 5044, to fully fund President Obama’s $1.9 billion Zika emergency funding request without unnecessary riders, prior to entering into a seven-week recess.  H.R. 5044 has 191 cosponsors.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding passage of an amendment to the FY2017 Financial Services & General Government Appropriations bill barring federal or local funds to enforce the District of Columbia’s Reproductive Health Nondiscrimination Amendment Act (RHNDA):

June 22, 2016 Press Release

The following statement was issued today by House Democrats on the Zika and Military Construction-VA conference committee, Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY), Rep. José Serrano, Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz:

“House Democrats will not sign this partisan conference report.

June 22, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today offered an amendment to the FY2017 Homeland Security Appropriations bill to prevent potential terrorists from purchasing firearms, in the first House votes on gun policy since the tragic Orlando attack that killed 49 individuals.

June 8, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the Rules Committee announcing the Republican majority will abandon open rules and restrict the content of amendments to Appropriations bills:

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Energy & Water Appropriations bill failed by a vote of 112-305.

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