Press Release : Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

  • March 3, 2024 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today joined Chairwoman Kay Granger (R-TX-12) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA) and Vice Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME) in releasing six fiscal year 2024 appropriations bills. This package includes the following funding bills: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies; Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies; Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies; and Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • June 14, 2023 Press Release
    During today’s House Appropriations Committee markup of the 2024 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill, House Democrats highlighted how Republicans are slashing rural investments and critical food programs.
  • May 23, 2023 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) released the following statement on the last-second postponement of scheduled full committee markups of the “Interim” Subcommittee Allocations; Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies; Legislative Branch; Homeland Security; and Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies bills.
  • May 18, 2023 Press Release
    During today’s House Appropriations Subcommittee markup of the 2024 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill, House Democrats highlighted how Republicans are cutting rural investments and critical food programs.
  • May 17, 2023 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Republicans today released the draft fiscal year 2024 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. This bill includes funding for agencies and programs within the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Farm Credit Administration.
  • 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 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 9, 2023 Press Release
    Today, House Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Members praised President Biden's 2024 budget request. Reactions are below.

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