Press Releases

April 19, 2023 Press Release
“With the introduction of legislation that couples meeting our debt limit obligations with slashing funding for programs that American families rely on, Speaker McCarthy risks our economic security and sets us on a path to kick hundreds of thousands of families out of their homes, strip away access to the child care parents rely on to go to work, pull cops off the street and teachers out of classrooms, and make our nation and our borders less secure."
April 17, 2023 Press Release
Republican Proposal Would Risk the Nation’s Economic Security
“This narrow, extreme partisan approach risks economic tumult, higher interest rates, and increased prices. I urge the Speaker to step back and pass a clean debt ceiling increase. Leave the annual appropriations process out of it.”
March 24, 2023 Press Release
Based on information the House Appropriations Committee received from agency leaders in the Biden Administration, House Republicans’ reported proposal to cut fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to the fiscal year 2022 enacted level would weaken our national security.
March 23, 2023 Press Release
Based on information the House Appropriations Committee received from agency leaders in the Biden Administration, House Republicans’ reported proposal to cut fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to the fiscal year 2022 enacted level—resulting in a cut of at least 22 percent for essential programs—would hurt seniors.
March 22, 2023 Press Release
Based on information the House Appropriations Committee received from agency leaders in the Biden Administration, House Republicans’ reported proposal to cut fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to the fiscal year 2022 enacted level—resulting in a cut of at least 22 percent for essential programs—would ship manufacturing jobs overseas and undermine American workers.
March 21, 2023 Press Release
Based on information the House Appropriations Committee received from agency leaders in the Biden Administration, House Republicans’ reported proposal to cut fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to the fiscal year 2022 enacted level—resulting in a cut of at least 22 percent for essential programs—would increase costs for hard working people and middle-class families.
March 20, 2023 Press Release
Based on information the House Appropriations Committee received from agency leaders in the Biden Administration, House Republicans’ reported proposal to cut fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to the fiscal year 2022 enacted level—resulting in a cut of at least 22 percent for essential programs—would endanger public safety.
March 20, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) received information from agency heads in response to letters sent on January 19 about how House Republican Leadership’s reported proposal to cut fiscal year 2024 discretionary spending back to the fiscal year 2022 enacted level—resulting in a cut of at least 22 percent for essential programs—would impact the American people.
March 9, 2023 Press Release
Today, House Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Members praised President Biden's 2024 budget request. Reactions are below.
March 9, 2023 Press Release
“I look forward to reviewing this budget and working with my colleagues in both chambers and on both sides of the aisle to pass final funding bills that continue to help hardworking people. As we head into budget hearings, I offer an important reminder: no Member, Senator, party, or chamber can do it alone.”

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