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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."
September 13, 2018 Press Release
"The fiscal year 2019 Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch bill is a bipartisan rejection of President Trump’s extreme budget cuts. It restores $8.1 billion in funding for programs that create jobs and strengthen our economy."
September 13, 2018 Press Release
"If we are to have any hope of avoiding a Continuing Resolution on these bills, House Republicans must drop their insistence on poison pill riders that threaten our air and water and weaken protections for American consumers. Until that happens, we will be forced to keep the important domestic priorities in these bills in a holding pattern. That will deprive American families, businesses, and communities of the certainty they deserve."
September 13, 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 made so much progress on these bills."

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