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Chairwoman Mikulski Releases Summary of Emergency Supplemental Funding Bill

Release Date: 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the draft of the Emergency Supplemental Funding Bill. The bill will provide funds to fight the growing number of wildfires, to support our close ally Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile defense system and to address the humanitarian crisis on the Southwestern border.

Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on Emergency Supplemental Funding Bill

Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Senate Emergency Supplemental Funding bill she plans to introduce tomorrow:
 
“Tomorrow, I plan to introduce Emergency Supplemental Funding legislation that will provide funds to meet urgent needs, including fighting wildfires, helping our close ally Israel continue its Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, and addressing the crisis of children seeking refuge by the tens of thousands along our Southwestern border.

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of July 21, 2014

Release Date: 
Friday, July 18, 2014
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
 
Department of Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairwoman Landrieu)
 
Time and Location:     2:30 p.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building
 
Agenda:                      Insuring our Future: Building a Flood Insurance Program We Can Live With, Grow With, and Prosper With
 

FY15 Defense Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Washington, DC - The Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Act, 2015 provides $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency operation funding, compared to $572 billion enacted in fiscal year 2014 and $550.7 billion in the President’s budget request.  The base budget appropriation is $489.6 billion with $59.7 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) of the Departments of Defense and State, compared to $85.2 billion for DoD OCO enacted for fiscal year 2014. 

Opening Statement of Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski: Defense Markup

Release Date: 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, today presided over the markup of the fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill. The bill provides $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency operation funding, compared to $572 billion enacted in fiscal year 2014 and $550.7 billion in the President’s budget request.  The base budget appropriation is $489.6 billion with $59.7 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) of the Departments of Defense and State, compared to $85.2 billion for DoD OCO enacted for fiscal year 2014. 

Committee Approves FY 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill

Release Date: 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the Full Committee has approved the fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill unanimously by voice vote.  The measure will be reported to the full Senate for consideration. 

Mikulski Floor Statement on Emergency Supplemental Funding for Children Seeking Refuge in the U.S.

Release Date: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, spoke on the Senate floor about the President’s emergency supplemental funding request of $3.7 billion for children seeking refuge in the United States.

FY15 Defense Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Washington, DC - The Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Act, 2015 provides $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency operation funding, compared to $572 billion enacted in fiscal year 2014 and $550.7 billion in the President’s budget request.  The base budget appropriation is $489.6 billion with $59.7 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) of the Departments of Defense and State, compared to $85.2 billion for DoD OCO enacted for fiscal year 2014.