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Media Advisory: Schedule for the Week of Feb. 9, 2015

Release Date: 
Friday, February 06, 2015
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of Feb. 9, 2015:

 

Cochran Encourages Debate on FY2015 Homeland Security Funding Bill

Release Date: 
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today encouraged the Senate to begin debate on legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security, including debate on the executive actions taken by President Obama to weaken enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws.

 

Cochran on President's FY2016 Budget: Congress Will Insist on Greater Budget Discipline

Release Date: 
Monday, February 02, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today said President Obama’s FY2016 budget lacks the fiscal discipline needed by a nation still recovering from a long economic downturn.

Media Advisory: Senate Appropriators to Meet with King Abudullah II of Jordan on Tuesday

Release Date: 
Monday, February 02, 2015
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), Vice Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) and other committee members are scheduled to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the U.S. Capitol.

 

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Rosters Announced

Release Date: 
Thursday, January 29, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Vice Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) today announced members for the 12 subcommittees that make up the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

Cochran Announces Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Chairs

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced subcommittee chairmen for the 114th Congress, indicating he expects this team to help produce and advance individual appropriations bills that are in the public interest and that reflect credit on the Senate.
 

Cochran Confirmed as Chairman of Senate Committee on Appropriations

Release Date: 
Thursday, January 08, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), officially confirmed as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations in the 114th Congress, today said his goal is to move forward in a responsible and timely manner to fulfill Congress’ constitutional obligation to fund federal government functions.

Shelby Statement at Full Committee Hearing on Ebola Outbreak

Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, Wednesday, November 12, 2014 – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered opening remarks at a Full Committee hearing on the U.S. Government response to the Ebola outbreak.

The full text of Shelby’s remarks, as prepared, is below:

Thank you Madam Chair.

Today, we will discuss the administration’s $6 billion request to address the Ebola outbreak, both domestically and in West Africa.