Thank you, Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Pricefor holding this hearing. I would like to welcome Secretary Foxx before the Subcommittee today, and thank you for your service to the country.
Last fall, Republicans and Democrats joined together to pass abipartisan budget agreement that set the discretionary spending level for Fiscal Year 2017.
Thank you Chairman Crenshaw. I would like to join you in welcoming Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to this hearing.
Thank you Mr. Chairman. This is our first subcommittee hearing of the year, and I look forward to working with you once again. We have a number of important hearings planned, including with some folks who our friends on the Budget Committee don’t feel like meeting with, so I look forward to moving forward with our process.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary Palmieri, and Acting Assistant Administrator Hogan, I join Chairwoman Granger in welcoming you today.
Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and good morning, Chairman Burns and Commissioners Svinicki, Ostendorff, and Baran. Thank you for being here today to talk about the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s 2017 budget.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s emergency supplemental funding request to fight the Zika virus:
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today urged Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) to respect the 2015 bipartisan budget agreement by adhering to discretionary spending levels enacted into law.
Full letter follows:
January 19, 2016
The Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act appropriates $1.067 trillion in base discretionary budget authority, pursuant to the two-year budget agreement enacted in November 2015, including:
Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) today issued the following statement regarding ending the ban on federal research on gun violence:
“More than 30,000 gun deaths occur every year in the United States of America. These are our husbands and wives, parents, sons and daughters, and friends. As a country, we cannot become immune to this daily tragedy plaguing our communities.