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Committee Approves FY 2015 Spending Allocations; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill; and Agriculture Appropriations Bill
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, announced that the Full Committee has adopted fiscal year 2015 spending allocations by a vote of 16-14, and unanimously approved the fiscal year 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill and the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill en bloc with a bipartisan vote of 30-0. Both measures will be reported to the full Senate for consideration.
Chairwoman Mikulski's opening statement, subcommittee allocations, and summaries of the bills approved by the full committee today are below: