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December 8, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following remarks on the House floor regarding the second FY2017 Continuing Resolution:

November 17, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today slammed the Republican majority’s decision to abandon the FY2017 Appropriations process in favor of a 3-month Continuing Resolution:

November 11, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s request for supplemental Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding:

“The national security needs facing our nation are significant, and include both defense and non-defense priorities. 

September 28, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution, which also includes emergency funding to respond to the Zika virus and Louisiana floods, and the FY2017 Military Construction-VA Appropriations bill:

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the House Democratic Caucus confirming Congressman Matt Cartwright’s appointment to the Committee on Appropriations.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on news that the United States and Israel have agreed to a new 10-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on military assistance:

August 11, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the Department of Health and Human Services transferring funding to avoid a halt in the Zika vaccine development process:

July 14, 2016 Press Release

House Democratic conferees on the Zika and Military Construction-VA Conference Committee today urged Speaker Paul Ryan to consider H.R. 5044, to fully fund President Obama’s $1.9 billion Zika emergency funding request without unnecessary riders, prior to entering into a seven-week recess.  H.R. 5044 has 191 cosponsors.

July 7, 2016 Press Release

I’d like to thank Chairman Cole, Chairman Rogers, and Ranking Member DeLauro for holding this markup and for including some of my priorities in the proposed FY17 bill.

Increases in funding for the National Institutes of Health, Head Start, and IDEA State grants would significantly improve the health and wellbeing of millions of vulnerable people in our country.

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