WASHINGTON, D.C. - Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) will deliver remarks TOMORROW, APRIL 18, 2013, at approximately 2:00 p.m. for the Military Construction-VA Subcommittee and 2:30 p.m. for the State-Foreign Operations Subcommittee. These are the first hearings for the subcommittees as they begin consideration of fiscal year 2014 budget requests.
At the Milcon-VA hearing, the Chairwoman is expected to address the need for a real solution to the claims backlog problem that has plagued the VA for years.
At the State-Foreign Operations hearing, the Chairwoman is expected to focus on the importance of funds for embassy security and personnel overseas.
WHO: Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman, Appropriations Committee
WHAT: Remarks at the MilCon-VA and State-Foreign Operations Subcommittee
WHEN/WHERE: TOMORROW, April 18, 2013
MilCon-VA Subcommittee: 2:00 p.m. in Dirksen-124
The Department of Veterans Affairs FY 2014 Budget Request
State-Foreign Operations Subcommittee: 2:30 p.m. Dirksen-192
The Department of State FY 2014 Budget Request
Both hearings will be streamed live at www.appropriations.senate.gov
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