Press Releases and Statements

ADVISORY: Senate Appropriations Committee Hearings on Thursday Postponed

Release Date: 
Wednesday, March 04, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C — Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced the postponement of the following two hearings, originally scheduled for Thursday, March 5.  Additional information, including new hearing dates, will be published on the Appropriations Committee website as it becomes available.

Alexander Opening Statement on FY16 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Budget

Release Date: 
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today issued the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Interior Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of the Interior

Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will conduct a hearing Wednesday, March 4, to review the FY2016 budget requests for the U.S. Department of the Interior.  The 10:00 a.m. hearing will be webcast (http://1.usa.gov/1BSBVAU) and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins.

Defense Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps

Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Defense Subcommittee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) will conduct a hearing Wednesday, March 4, to review the FY2016 budget requests for the United States Navy and Marine Corps.  The 10:30 a.m. hearing will be webcast (http://1.usa.gov/1FWq562) and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins.

Energy & Water Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Request for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) will conduct a hearing Wednesday, March 4 to review the FY 2016 budget request for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The 2:30 p.m. hearing will be webcast (http://1.usa.gov/1DVDM5t) and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins. 

Boozman Opening Statement on FY16 Budget Request for Treasury Dept., Internal Revenue Service

Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today delivered the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service.

Financial Services Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of the Treasury

Release Date: 
Monday, March 02, 2015

Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee Chairman John Boozman (R-Ark.) will conduct a hearing Tuesday, March 3, to review the FY2016 budget requests for the Department of the Treasury, including the Internal Revenue Service.  The 2:30 p.m. hearing will be webcast and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins.

Cochran Calls for Renewed Use of Conference Committees as Homeland Security Funding Stalemate Continues

Release Date: 
Monday, March 02, 2015
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today said Senators should resume the regular practice of using conference committee negotiations with the House of Representatives to resolve policy differences between the two bodies.