WASHINGTON, DC—The Democratic members of the House of Representatives Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS)-Education Appropriations Subcommittee today unveiled their Fiscal Year 2015 spending bill. For the second consecutive year, Republicans who control the committee refused to even bring a bill before the subcommittee for a vote, the only appropriations bill to have that distinction.
Lowey Statement on GOP Supplemental Appropriations Proposal
“The majority’s inadequate proposal in response to the humanitarian crisis at our borders is unacceptable and would guarantee another emergency in September, raising the prospect of government shutdown.
Lowey Statement on Supplemental Appropriations Request
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s request for emergency supplemental appropriations:
Lowey Statement on 302(b) Allocations
Thank you, Mr. Chairman.
It may come as no surprise that I rise to oppose the subcommittee allocations offered today by the Chairman.
Lowey Statement on GOP Budget
Appropriations Ranking Dem: Political Document Illustrates Majority’s Extreme Goals, Draconian Cuts to Critical Services and Investments
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the House budget resolution, introduced today by Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI):
Lowey Statement on GAO Sequestration Report
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on today’s U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the effects of across-the-board federal budget cuts:
Lowey Statement on 2014 Omnibus
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act:
FY 2014 Government Funding Bill Released
WASHINGTON, D.C.– House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski, House Appropriations Ranking Member Nita Lowey, and Senate Appropriations Ranking Member Richard Shelby today announced the release of the fiscal year 2014 consolidated appropriations bill.