Majority News Releases

05.18.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 21, 2018. TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018 FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT SUBCOMMITTEE (James Lankford, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of the Treasury 10:00 a.m., Room 138, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses: The Honorable Steven T. MnuchinSecretaryU.S. Department of the Treasury The Honora… Continue Reading


05.15.18

Shelby Holds Subcommittee Hearing to Review FY19 Army Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 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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05.14.18

Shelby, Leahy Announce Markup Schedule for FY2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced the following markup schedule for the Senate Appropriations Committee for Fiscal Year 2019.

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05.11.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 14, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 14, 2018.

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05.09.18

Shelby Chairs Hearing on Defense Dept. FY19 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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05.04.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 7, 2018.

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04.26.18

Shelby Holds Hearing to Consider Defense Health Program FY19 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to consider the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request for the Defense Health Program.

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04.24.18

Shelby Subcommittee Reviews FY19 U.S. Navy & Marine Corps Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to consider the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.

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04.20.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of April 23, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 23, 2018.

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04.17.18

Blunt Chairs Hearing on FY19 Department of Labor Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) today chaired a hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee to review the proposed FY19 budget for the U.S. Department of Labor.

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04.17.18

Shelby Chairs Hearing to Consider FY19 National Guard & Reserve Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request for the National Guard and Reserve.

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04.13.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 16, 2018.

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04.11.18

Shelby Chairs Hearing on FY19 Missile Defense Agency 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 2019 budget request for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.  Lieutenant General Samuel Greaves, director of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, testified during the hearing to provide an update on missile defense programs.

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04.10.18

Shelby Selected as Senate Appropriations Chairman

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today received the approval of his Republican colleagues to serve as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the remainder of the 115th Congress. 

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04.05.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of April 9, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 9, 2018.

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03.21.18

FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Released

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today endorsed passage of omnibus appropriations legislation that provides the largest funding increase for the American military in 15 years and makes significant investments in national priorities like infrastructure, border security and the opioid epidemic.

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02.12.18

Cochran Statement on President Trump's Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s FY2019 budget request.

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02.09.18

Cochran: Cooperative, Bipartisan Effort Needed to Complete FY2018 Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today said Congress will need to work in a cooperative and bipartisan fashion over the next several weeks to complete the FY2018 appropriations process successfully.

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02.08.18

Links to Budget Agreement Text, CR Summary, Disaster Relief Summary

Continuing Resolution Summary: https://www.appropriations.senate.gov/download/continuing-resolution-summary Disaster Relief Summary: https://www.appropriations.senate.gov/download/supplemental-appropriations-summary Legislative Text: https://www.appropriations.senate.gov/download/bipartisan-budget-act-of-2018-text… Continue Reading


02.07.18

Legislation Introduced to Fund Government through March 23

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today advocated for approval of Senate legislation filed Wednesday to avert a government shutdown, provide critical disaster relief, and, importantly, set the stage to complete the FY2018 appropriations process in coming weeks.

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