Press Releases and Statements

Mikulski Statement on Eric Holder Jr. Resigning as Attorney General

Release Date: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee that funds the Department of Justice (DOJ), today issued the following statement on Eric Holder Jr.’s decision to step down as Attorney General:

Chairwoman Mikulski’s Floor Statement on the 2015 Continuing Funding Resolution

Release Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 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 fiscal year (FY) 2015 continuing funding resolution (CR), House Joint Resolution 124 (H.J. Res. 124), which would keep the government open through December 11, 2014.
 

Statement of Chairwoman Mikulski Following Senate Approval of Continuing Resolution

Release Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement after the Senate voted 78-22 to approve H.J. Res 124, a continuing funding resolution (CR), which prevents a government shutdown by extending current funding levels into fiscal year (FY) 2015 through December 11, 2014.

Prepared Statement of Chairwoman Mikulski at Joint Committee Hearing on the Ebola Outbreak

Release Date: 
Tuesday, September 16, 2014

WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today participated in a joint Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Subcommittee and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of September 15, 2014

Release Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014
 
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
 
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Subcommittee (Chairman Harkin)*
 
Time and Location:     2:30 p.m., in Room SH-216 of the Hart Senate Office Building
 
Agenda:                      Ebola in West Africa: A Global Challenge and Public Health Threat
 

Mikulski on Senate approval of $225 million for Iron Dome

Release Date: 
Friday, August 01, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement following the passage of an Emergency Supplemental Funding bill to assist Israel:

FY15 Interior Subcommittee Chairman's Recommendation & Explanatory Statement

Release Date: 
Friday, August 01, 2014

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2014

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010                                                                                              

FY 2015 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chairman's Recommendation and Explanatory Statement

Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on Rejection of Emergency Bill for Iron Dome, Wildfires & Border

Release Date: 
Thursday, July 31, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement this evening following the rejection of the emergency supplemental funding bill:
 
“I am disappointed that we could not overcome the opposition to our efforts this evening to provide funds for Iron Dome, fighting wildfires and addressing the crisis on our Southwestern border.