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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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02.13.19

Conferees Introduce Legislation to Secure Border, Fund Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate and House conferees today filed a comprehensive appropriations package that contains a bipartisan agreement on border security and completes government funding for the current fiscal year.  The legislation provides $22.54 billion in total border security funding, including $1.375 billion for 55 new miles of physical barriers in the most needed areas along the southwest border.  The Senate and House will vote on the package this week, prior to the funding deadline of Friday, February 15.

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02.05.19

Senate Appropriations Schedule for February 6, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for February 6, 2019.

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02.01.19

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of February 4, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of February 4, 2019.

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01.30.19

Senate-House Convene on Homeland Security Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate and House of Representatives today convened a conference committee on the FY2019 Homeland Security appropriations measure.  Following passage of H.J. Res. 31 last week, the Homeland Security appropriations legislation was formally sent to a bicameral conference committee in an effort to resolve differences between the Senate and the House.

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01.28.19

Appropriations Schedule for January 30, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations for Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

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01.25.19

Senate Names Conferees for Homeland Security Appropriations Conference Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today announced the members who will participate in the Conference Committee to finalize the FY2019 Homeland Security appropriations bill. 

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01.25.19

Senate Passes Measures to Reopen Government Through Feb. 15, Move to Conference on Homeland Security Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement regarding his support for legislative measures to reopen the government through February 15, 2019, and send the Homeland Security appropriations bill to a conference committee with the House.  The two measures, H.J. Res. 28 and H.J. Res. 31, respectively, passed the Senate this afternoon by voice vote.

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