WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, September 18, 2014 – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following speech on the Senate floor in support of the Continuing Resolution.
The full text of Shelby’s remarks, as prepared, is below:
Thank you, M. President.
I rise in support of the Continuing Resolution.
Overall, it is a relatively clean bill that carries forward current levels for discretionary spending and avoids another government shutdown.