Press Releases

September 17, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement in response to the House Republicans’ extreme continuing resolution.
September 13, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement after House Republicans failed to consider their own 2024 Defense Appropriations bill.
July 27, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement on House Republicans’ failure to advance their 2024 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill.
July 27, 2023 Press Release
House Republicans today continued their march toward decimating the programs people depend on in order to line the pockets of billionaires and big corporations by forcing through their 2024 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies funding bill. House Democrats were united in revealing how this bill – which cuts military construction by over $1.5 billion, and takes us closer to a national abortion ban – fails to honor our commitment to veterans, servicemembers, and their families
July 21, 2023 Press Release
The House Republican 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education bill, and its 28 percent cut of $64 billion, portends their intent to end public education in America and eliminate job opportunities for young adults and working families.
July 19, 2023 Press Release
House Republicans passed their fiscal year 2024 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill that takes an aggressive anti-environment pro-pollution stance with a crippling 39 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and policy provisions that will endanger public health, strain the economy, and increase costs. The bill also slashes funding for arts programs and prohibits funding for the new National Museum of the American Latino and the operation of the existing Molina Family Latino Gallery, which will prevent the Smithsonian from highlighting the contributions of American Latinos in United States History and culture.
July 19, 2023 Press Release
House Republicans' fiscal year 2024 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies appropriations bill, currently being considered before the full House Appropriations Committee, takes an aggressive anti-environment pro-pollution stance with a crippling 39 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and policy provisions that will endanger public health, strain the economy, and increase costs. Stakeholders and organizations have expressed their concerns with the House Republicans’ funding plans. A selection of those concerns is included below.
July 19, 2023 Press Release
House Republicans’ cuts to the Interior and Environment funding bill touch all aspects of programs that the American people depend on to ensure our air is safe to breathe, our water is safe to drink, and we are resilient in a changing climate. These cuts extend to undermining crucial support for the arts and humanities, which are an integral part of our communities and our society.
July 18, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Republicans passed their fiscal year 2024 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies funding bill, which makes traveling less safe, ignores low-income families living in hazardous conditions, and threatens to shutter our economy.
July 17, 2023 Press Release
House Republicans have slashed critical infrastructure and housing investments by over 28 percent while giving a $51 billion tax break—billionaires would not have to pay the taxes they owe.

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