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09.18.20

Appropriations Schedule for week of September 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of September 21, 2020.

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09.11.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of September 14, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of September 14, 2020.

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07.27.20

Shelby Introduces Emergency Coronavirus Funding Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today introduced legislation containing $306 billion in emergency appropriations to aid American families and businesses suffering from the COVID-19 global pandemic. 

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07.17.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of July 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 20, 2020. 

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06.26.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of June 29, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 29, 2020.

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06.12.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of June 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 15, 2020.

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03.25.20

Senate Passes Critical Bipartisan Legislation to Address National Coronavirus Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today passed H.R.748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which contains $339.855 billion in emergency supplemental appropriations to aid Americans during the coronavirus crisis.  The comprehensive relief package was advanced in the Senate by a vote of 96-0 and will now move to the House of Representatives for consideration.  

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03.25.20

Shelby Urges Swift Passage of Comprehensive Coronavirus Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today urged his Senate colleagues to support the advancement of the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which contains $339.855 billion in emergency supplemental appropriations to aid Americans during the coronavirus crisis.  

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03.19.20

Shelby, Thune, Wicker Unveil Liquidity Assistance for Distressed American Industries Within Coronavirus Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.), and Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today released “The Coronavirus Economic Stabilization Act of 2020” as part of the broader Senate economic response package.  

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03.11.20

Shelby Chairs Hearing on FY21 Budget Request for U.S. Navy & Marine Corps

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today chaired a Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2021 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. 

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03.06.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of March 9, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 9, 2020.

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03.05.20

Senate Directs Aid to American People Amidst Coronavirus Crisis, Sends Package to President's Desk

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today passed the emergency supplemental funding package in an effort to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus.  The legislation provides $8.3 billion in total resources and was approved by a vote of 96-1.  

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03.05.20

Shelby Urges Senate Passage of Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor prior to a vote on the emergency supplemental funding package – which provides $8.3 billion in total resources to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus.  The House of Representatives voted yesterday to pass the package by a vote of 415-2. 

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03.04.20

Shelby Encourages Swift Action on Bipartisan, Robust Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding a robust emergency supplemental funding package to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus.  

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03.04.20

Congress Combats Coronavirus with $7.767B Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of bipartisan, bicameral negotiators have agreed on a robust emergency supplemental funding package to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the Coronavirus.  The package provides $7.767 billion in emergency appropriations, more than triple the Administration’s original request. 

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03.04.20

Shelby Holds Hearing to Consider FY2021 National Guard & Reserve 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 2021 funding request and budget justification for the National Guard and Reserve Components.

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02.28.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of March 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 2, 2020.

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02.21.20

Appropriations Schedule for Week of February 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of February 24, 2020.

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01.15.20

Appropriations Committee Advances USMCA to Full Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today marked up and approved H.R. 5430, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act.  The full committee advanced the legislation by a vote of 29-2.  

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01.14.20

Appropriations Schedule for January 15, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

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