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April 6, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s efforts to halt the spread of the Zika virus domestically and internationally:

March 23, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today sent the following letter to Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), urging him to schedule consideration of Appropriations bills that fund key federal investigative and law enforcement agencies.

Full letter follows:

March 17, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the House Republican majority’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution:

February 9, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request.

 

February 8, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s emergency supplemental funding request to fight the Zika virus:

January 19, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today urged Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) to respect the 2015 bipartisan budget agreement by adhering to discretionary spending levels enacted into law. 

 

Full letter follows:

January 19, 2016

December 15, 2015 Press Release

The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act appropriates $1.067 trillion in base discretionary budget authority, pursuant to the two-year budget agreement enacted in November 2015, including:

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.

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