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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:

November 7, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on Impacts and Costs of Government Shutdown
The government shutdown was a shameful and damaging episode that we can't afford to repeat.
October 18, 2013 Press Release
Lowey statement on Rep. C.W. Bill Young

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the passing of Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-FL):

October 16, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Urges End to Shutdown, Default Threat
It is incredibly disappointing that Republicans have dangerously put our economy and American families at such great risk. I ask them tonight: has it been worth it?
September 28, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on 2014 Continuing Resolution
By refusing to advance a Continuing Resolution that can pass the Senate, the Republican majority has made the reckless and irresponsible choice to shut down the federal government.

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