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Labor-HHS Bill Should Not Fund Failures of Obamacare

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee today issued the following statement at a full committee markup of the fiscal year 2014 Appropriations Bills for Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, and the Legislative Branch

Shelby: Spending Bills Must Conform to Law

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement at a full committee mark up of the Fiscal Year 2014 appropriations bills for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies as well as Energy and Water Development

Shelby Statement Highlights Controversies Engulfing DOJ and Attorney General Holder

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Thursday, June 06, 2013

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), ranking member of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement at a subcommittee hearing on the Department of Justice's budget request for fiscal year 2014:

Shelby: NASA Must Focus on SLS

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Thursday, May 02, 2013

 U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the top Republican on the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, today delivered the following opening statement at a hearing with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the agency's FY14 budget request.

Shelby Statement on Commerce Department Budget

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Thursday, April 11, 2013

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman on the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee today made the following statement at a Subcommittee hearing on the Department of Commerce's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request.

Shelby: Sequestration is No Solution to Our Spending Problem

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), ranking Republican on the Committee on Appropriations, today made the following statement at a hearing to examine the impacts of sequestration:

Tribute to U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The United States Senate and our nation have lost one of our finest leaders, Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. He was an outstanding United States Senator, a true statesman, a patriot and a gentleman.

Cochran Mourns the Loss of Senator Daniel K. Inouye

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Monday, December 17, 2012

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement regarding the passing of his colleague and friend, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (D-Hawaii), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee