WASHINGTON - 394 Members of Congress signed a bipartisan letter urging President Obama to veto possible upcoming one-sided initiatives in the United Nations concerning the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
2017 mark: $81.6 billion (including OCO)
2017 OCO: $172 million
2016 Enacted: $79.9 billion
2016 OCO: $0
President's Request: $82.8 billion (including OCO)
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s efforts to halt the spread of the Zika virus domestically and internationally:
Thank you, Chairman Dent, Ranking Member Bishop, and Chairman Rogers for your work on this bill.
Thank you for yielding Mr. Chairman.
From your first day as Chairman, you have set a cooperative tone and I want to thank you for continuing to be inclusive as we work through this process. I believe the Chairman has worked very hard with very limited time to get to this point. I am pleased with several aspects of the bill.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today sent the following letter to Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), urging him to schedule consideration of Appropriations bills that fund key federal investigative and law enforcement agencies.
Full letter follows:
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. And thank you, Secretary Perez, for joining us this morning, and for your leadership on behalf of American workers and their families.
Thank you Mr. Chairman. I want to welcome Dr. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, as well as Dr. Lowy, Dr. Fauci, Dr. Hodes, and Dr. Volkow – thank you all for being here this morning to discuss the 2017 budget request for NIH.
Administrator Smith, I welcome you, again, to the helm of USAID, and I am pleased to have you here today. USAID continues to play an indispensable role in spearheading global development efforts, and I’m sure we’ll see even greater achievements under your leadership.