Someone once said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. We don’t need this wisdom to understand the 2016 appropriations process is going off the rails by repeating past mistakes.
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) offers amendment to restore $1.31 billion cut to Amtrak
Appropriations Democrats, led by Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Rep. David Price (D-NC), Ranking Democrat of the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Subcommittee, and Rep.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement in opposition to the Republican majority’s proposed 302(b) allocations, which set funding levels for each of the Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees:
I rise today to offer a Democratic alternative to the Chairman’s 302(b) allocations.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on House passage of the 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations Act:
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on Senator Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will not run for re-election in 2016:
“The Republican majority’s continuing failure to enact a FY15 Homeland Security Appropriations bill is a staggering display of legislative incompetence.
Secretary Kerry, welcome back. You continue to represent our country with passion and dedication, and I thank you for your tireless efforts. Since you were sworn in two years ago, you have worked diligently on both Middle East Peace and Iranian nuclear negotiations; faced nonstop crisis in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine; and consistently worked to counter terrorism and advocate for human rights and
Ranking Democrats Urge Republican Leadership to End Dangerous and Irresponsible Political Game
Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), who has been recommended to be Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, today introduced H.R.
Slate of Recommendations Sent to Democratic Steering & Policy Committee for Ratification
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today announced the recommendations Appropriations Committee Democrats have sent to the Democratic Steering & Policy Committee regarding Ranking Members and full membership of each of the twelve Appropriations subcommittees in the 114th Congress.