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05.23.19

President Breaks Gridlock on Disaster Aid

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the text of emergency supplemental appropriations legislation to help millions of Americans recover and rebuild from recent natural disasters.  The measure provides $19.1 billion in relief for states and territories recently ravaged by tornadoes, flooding, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, volcanoes, typhoons, and other such events.  Senate action on the package is expected today.  

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05.17.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 20, 2019.

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05.10.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 13, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 13, 2019.

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05.08.19

Shelby Holds Hearing to Review Pentagon Budget for FY2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and its subcommittee on defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Defense. Patrick M. Shanahan, Acting Secretary of the Department of Defense; and General Joseph Dunford, Jr., USMC, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified before the subcommittee. Chairman Shelby's opening … Continue Reading


05.03.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 6, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 6, 2019.

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05.01.19

Shelby Subcommittee Reviews Navy, Marine Corps FY2020 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and its subcommittee on defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.  

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04.26.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of April 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 29, 2019.

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04.10.19

Shelby Chairs Hearing on National Guard and Reserve FY2020 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the National Guard and Reserve Components.

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04.05.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of April 8, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 8, 2019.

 

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04.01.19

Shelby Urges Senate to Support Disaster Aid for All Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor prior to a procedural vote on emergency supplemental appropriations legislation that will help millions of Americans recover and rebuild from recent natural disasters.  The measure – which provides $13.45 billion in supplemental funding for states and territories recently ravaged by tornadoes, flooding, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, volcanoes, typhoons, and other such events – includes resources to address 2018 and 2019 disasters as well as $600 million in nutrition assistance for Puerto Rico.  The Senate will vote on the motion to proceed to the legislation today.  

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03.28.19

Appropriations Schedule for Week of April 1, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 1, 2019.

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03.27.19

Shelby Subcommittee Reviews FY2020 Budget Request for US Army

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Army.  The Honorable Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, and General Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, testified before the subcommittee.

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03.26.19

Shelby Releases Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the text of emergency supplemental appropriations legislation that will help millions of Americans recover and rebuild from recent natural disasters.  The measure provides $13.45 billion in supplemental funding for states and territories recently ravaged by tornadoes, flooding, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, volcanoes, typhoons, and other such events.  

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03.22.19

Appropriations Schedule for Week of March 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 25, 2019.

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03.14.19

Shelby Statement on Emergency Declaration Resolution of Disapproval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement regarding his vote to reject H. J. Res. 46, the Emergency Declaration resolution of disapproval:

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03.13.19

Shelby Holds Hearing to Consider FY2020 Air Force Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today chaired a Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2020 funding request and budget justification for the Department of the Air Force.  During the hearing, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and David L. Goldfein, chief of staff of the Air Force, testified before the panel to provide an update on Air Force programs.

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03.11.19

Shelby Statement on President Trump's FY2020 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s FY2020 budget request:

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03.08.19

Appropriations Schedule for Week of March 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 11, 2019.

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02.22.19

Appropriations Schedule for Week of February 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of February 25, 2019.

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02.14.19

Senate Approves Package to Secure Border and Complete FY2019 Appropriations Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today applauded the Senate’s passage of H.J. Res. 31, the fourth and final Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019) appropriations package that contains a bipartisan agreement on border security and completes government funding for the current fiscal year.  

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