Representative Nita Lowey

Representing the 17th District of New York

Americans have been shortchanged. House Democrats want to change that

June 27, 2019
In The News

Former Speaker Sam Rayburn once said that “a jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.” For too long, Congress hasn’t been the carpenter in this analogy.

But things are changing — at least in the House, with our Democratic majority’s ambitious agenda For the People. The Appropriations Committee, which I am proud to chair, is leading this charge to give every American a better chance at a better life. (Click the link above to continue reading.)