Press Release : Homeland Security

  • 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 Homeland Security funding bill, House Democrats highlighted how the Republicans are squandering billions of dollars on useless border measures while disregarding the threats presented by terrorists, transnational criminals, and violent extremists.
  • May 17, 2023 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Republicans today released their draft 2024 Homeland Security funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill covers agencies, offices, and programs in the Department of Homeland Security, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the United States Secret Service, the Transportation Security Administration, the Coast Guard, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • 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 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.”
  • February 8, 2023 Press Release
    The House Appropriations Committee today organized for the 118th Congress by adopting both the Committee Rules and Subcommittee Jurisdictions by voice vote. The Committee is now fully constituted to begin its work overseeing the nation’s discretionary spending. Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) offered reflections
  • January 31, 2023 Press Release
    House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today announced the Democratic rosters for the House Appropriations Committee’s 12 subcommittees in the 118th Congress, including the Subcommittee Ranking Members and full Committee Vice Ranking Member who were elected by the Committee’s Democratic Members.