September 28, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on "Pay Our Troops" Act
This bill assumes that the government will shut down. The title of the bill says as much: "Making continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a Government shutdown". It would not have been introduced if we weren't in the midst of politi
September 23, 2013 Press Release
2014 Continuing Resolution Chooses Partisanship Over Progress
The 2014 continuing resolution (CR) would prioritize an ideological fight to defund the Affordable Care Act ahead of American jobs and the economy.
September 20, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on 2014 Continuing Resolution
On September 10th, Chairman Rogers introduced the CR and his statement noted, "This bill is free of controversial riders...and does not seek to change existing federal policies." How things have changed!
June 4, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on Discretionary Spending Levels
The Ryan budget endorses sequestration and is unrealistic, unworkable, and economically misguided.
May 21, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Rejects Insufficient Appropriations Allocations
The insufficiency of these allocations is crystal clear. Democrats cannot and will not support Appropriations bills that continue to gut services and investments critical to middle-class American families.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Lowey: FAA "Fix" Nothing But a Band-Aid
Granting FAA flexibility to prevent air traffic controller furloughs and maintain full staffing levels is the right thing to do. But let me be clear. This bill is nothing more than a Band-aid.
April 24, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on Flight Delays
It is mystifying to me that some are surprised by these delays or blame FAA for Congress's failure.
April 17, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Calls on Boehner to Appoint Budget Conferees
The 2013 Appropriations process was completed nearly six months after the beginning of the fiscal year and relied on inadequate and outdated continuing resolutions to fund much of the federal government. We can and must do better.
April 10, 2013 Press Release
Lowey Statement on 2014 Budget Request
I share President Obama's commitment to replacing sequestration, a critical step for American families and our economic recovery.
March 21, 2013 Press Release
Lowey: Continuing Resolution Will Prevent Government Shutdown
Like any compromise, this measure is far from perfect. Nevertheless, a government shutdown could wreak havoc on our already fragile economic recovery and must be prevented.