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September 27, 2023 Statement
Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN-04), Ranking Member of the Defense Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 4365, the fiscal year 2024 Defense bill.
September 26, 2023 Statement
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 4368, the fiscal year 2024 Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA Funding bill.
September 26, 2023 Statement
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA-02), Ranking Member of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in opposition to H.R. 4368, the fiscal year 2024 Agriculture-Rural Development-FDA Funding bill.
September 26, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement on the bipartisan Continuing Resolution released by the Senate.
September 25, 2023 Press Release
The House Republican 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education bill, and its 28 percent cut of $64 billion furthers their intent to end public education in America. Under this bill, during a severe nationwide teacher shortage, 224,000 teachers nationwide could be removed from classrooms serving low-income students due to House Republican cuts to Title I. This week, the House Appropriations Committee could advance a bill that would remove 35,000 teachers in school districts represented by Republican committee members.
September 23, 2023 Press Release
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement after the House Rules Committee reported out an extreme Republican rule that will lead to higher energy costs, decreased access to abortion, a less secure border, and a more powerful Russia and China.
September 22, 2023 Statement
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the House Rules Committee in opposition to Republicans’ 2024 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill:
September 22, 2023 Statement
Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee, delivered the following remarks at the House Rules Committee in opposition to Republicans’ 2024 Homeland Security Appropriations bill:
September 18, 2023 Fact Sheet
House Republicans are still more focused on introducing extreme funding bills than working on a bipartisan solution that could be enacted. Their funding bill would only keep the government open until October 31, 2023. This deadline guarantees Congress will need to pass another Continuing Resolution (CR) and means that either House Republicans will slash critical resources again at the end of October or the dangerous cuts in this extreme bill will be in place until Congress is able to pass all 12 full-year bills.
September 18, 2023 Statement
House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) delivered the following remarks at the House Rules Committee in opposition to a rule for the House to consider Republicans’ continuing resolution.

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