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September 16, 2014 Press Release
"No Appropriator ever wants a CR, but none of us wants to repeat last year’s shutdown. It is my sincere hope that if this CR is enacted, we can use the coming months wisely to craft agreement on all twelve bills by December 11th. There is absolutely no reason to punt our responsibilities into the new year and the new Congress."
September 15, 2014 Press Release

 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.

July 29, 2014 Press Release
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.

July 8, 2014 Press Release
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:

 

May 8, 2014 Press Release
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.

April 1, 2014 Press Release
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):

March 6, 2014 Press Release
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:

January 15, 2014 Press Release
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:

January 13, 2014 Press Release
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.

 

December 12, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on Bipartisan Budget Act

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement on the Bipartisan Budget Act:

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