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December 10, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) today issued the following statement regarding ending the ban on federal research on gun violence:

“More than 30,000 gun deaths occur every year in the United States of America.  These are our husbands and wives, parents, sons and daughters, and friends.  As a country, we cannot become immune to this daily tragedy plaguing our communities.

October 27, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after House and Senate Leaders reached a budget agreement:

October 6, 2015 Press Release
Senior appropriators: Allow CDC to research gun violence causes, prevention strategies

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Ranking Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee and the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Subcommittee, today renewed their call to end the twenty-year prohibition on federal funding on research related to gun violence.

September 30, 2015 Press Release

On Wednesday, September 30th – the last day of Fiscal Year 2015 – the House of Representatives will consider a Continuing Resolution maintaining government funding at its current spend rate through December 11, 2015. 

September 30, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement on the FY2016 Continuing Resolution:

September 22, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Senate majority’s Continuing Resolution and the House majority’s continued inaction.

September 10, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on Speaker Boehner’s refusal to rule out adding language on the JCPOA to an upcoming Continuing Resolution:

July 23, 2015 Press Release
Top Democratic Appropriators Urge Republican Majorities to Engage Immdiately in Negotiations for New, Workable Budget Deal

Today, U.S. Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee issued the following joint statement on the House and Senate Appropriations Committees completing markups of all 12 Appropriations bills:

July 9, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on Chairman Ken Calvert’s Confederate battle flag amendment and the Republican leadership’s subsequent decision to pull the Interior & Environment Appropriations bill from the House floor:

July 8, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on a GOP amendment introduced by the Chairman of the Interior and Environment Subcommittee defending the Confederate flag on federal property:

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