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Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies


  • Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member
  • Lucille Roybal-Allard
  • Barbara Lee
  • Mark Pocan
  • Katherine Clark


  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health and Human Services [except Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; Food and Drug Administration; Indian Health Services and Facilities; and National Institute of Environmental Sciences (formerly EPA/Superfund)]
  • Department of Labor
  • Related Agencies
    • Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled 
    • Corporation for National and Community Service 
    • Corporation for Public Broadcasting 
    • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service 
    • Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission 
    • Institute of Museum and Library Services 
    • Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 
    • National Commission on Libraries and Information Science 
    • National Council on Disability 
    • National Education Goals Panel 
    • National Labor Relations Board 
    • National Mediation Board 
    • Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission 
    • Railroad Retirement Board 
    • Social Security Administration

Recent Activity

September 14, 2018 Press Release
This month, the House is expected to consider the conference report on a two-bill "minibus" that includes the Defense and Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bills, as well as a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 7, 2018.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
With a strong and united position in favor of important priorities and against poison pill riders, House Democrats secured increased funding for biomedical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, child care, and career and technical education.
September 14, 2018 Press Release
“The Defense and Labor-HHS-Education bills carry out some of Congress’ most important Constitutional responsibilities, and I am pleased that we have reached bipartisan agreement on this legislation."
September 13, 2018 Press Release
"The Defense and Labor-HHS-Education bills carry out some of Congress’ most important Constitutional responsibilities, and I am pleased that we have made so much progress on these bills."
September 4, 2018 Press Release
House Republicans have found $5 billion to pay for President Trump’s wasteful border wall. Yet they apparently cannot allocate anything to strengthen America’s schools, help families afford college, ensure workplace safety, or expand quality, affordable health care. The American people deserve better than this partisan bill.
September 4, 2018 Press Release

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today named House Democratic Members to serve on a conference committee on the Defense and Labor, HHS and Education Appropriations bills.

August 23, 2018 Press Release
"If the Trump administration actually wants to keep students safe, it should allow the Federal Commission on School Safety to consider the role guns play in school violence, support funding for gun violence prevention research at the CDC, and fully fund the Student Support and Academic Enrichment program to provide more mental health services and bullying prevention programs in our schools.”
July 27, 2018 Press Release
Through 12 Committee markups this year, House Appropriations Committee Democrats have offered nearly 150 amendments to stand up for our values and push back on President Trump and the Republicans’ backwards agenda. While Republicans have defeated many of these important amendments, House Democrats have succeeded in forcing important debates and putting Republicans on the record, laying down a marker for the battles that lie ahead.
July 11, 2018 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee today adopted 12 Democratic amendments to protect migrant children separated from their families by President Donald Trump’s cruel family separation policy and to demand an end to family separation during markup of the fiscal year 2019 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations bill.

July 11, 2018 Press Release
We could choose to expand worker protections and job training. We could choose to reach more kids through Head Start. We could choose to help college students afford the ever-growing cost of higher education with larger Pell Grants. But sadly, this bill does not.