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08.01.19

Senate Passes Bipartisan Budget Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement regarding Senate passage of the bipartisan budget agreement, which sets defense and nondefense spending levels for FY2020 and FY2021.

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07.26.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of July 29, 2019

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

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06.27.19

House Passes Senate Bipartisan Border Supplemental Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released the following statement regarding passage of the Senate’s border security supplemental appropriations bill in the House of Representatives, which was agreed to by a vote of 305-102. 

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06.26.19

Senate Passes Its Bipartisan Border Supplemental Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding emergency supplemental appropriations for humanitarian assistance and security at the southern border.  The legislation, which passed the Senate Appropriations Committee last week by a vote of 30-1, provides a total of $4.59 billion to address the border crisis and contains no poison pills from either party.  The full Senate passed the legislation by an overwhelming vote of 84 – 8.

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06.19.19

Senate Appropriations Advances Bipartisan Border Supplemental Package

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today held a full committee markup to consider the emergency supplemental appropriations for humanitarian assistance and security at the southern border. The legislation, which is backed by Chairman Shelby and Vice Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vt.), provides a total of $4.59 billion to address the border crisis. The committee vote to advance the legislation by a vote of 30 - 1. During the full committee business m… Continue Reading


06.12.19

Appropriations Schedule for June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for June 19, 2019.

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05.31.19

Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 3, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 3, 2019.

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05.30.19

Shelby Statement on Passing of Senator Thad Cochran, Former Appropriations Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today made the following statement regarding the passing of Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), his former colleague and longtime friend:

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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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