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November 7, 2018 Press Release
“Americans have spoken and they have empowered a Democratic House Majority to fight for the people. It is now up to us to get to work and take action that raises wages, lowers health care costs, and cleans up corruption."
October 9, 2018 Press Release
​Today, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey (NY-17) and House Budget Committee Ranking Member John Yarmuth (KY-03) sent a joint letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, urging him to work with Democrats on a bipartisan agreement to raise discretionary spending limits and to adequately fund discretionary programs in the President's 2020 budget.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
With this bill, Congress has resoundingly rejected President Trump’s budget and restored $10 billion in proposed cuts that would have hurt working families.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
The Defense and Labor-HHS-Education bills carry out some of Congress’ most important Constitutional responsibilities, and we should all be pleased that we have completed our work on these bills on time.
September 22, 2018 Press Release
“I am pleased that there has been bipartisan agreement on the urgent need to help families affected by Hurricane Florence and other natural disasters across our nation, and that this funding has been included in the FAA reauthorization bill."
September 14, 2018 Press Release
This month, the House is expected to consider the conference report on a two-bill "minibus" that includes the Defense and Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bills, as well as a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 7, 2018.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
With a strong and united position in favor of important priorities and against poison pill riders, House Democrats secured increased funding for biomedical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, child care, and career and technical education.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
“The Defense and Labor-HHS-Education bills carry out some of Congress’ most important Constitutional responsibilities, and I am pleased that we have reached bipartisan agreement on this legislation."