Majority News Releases

05.02.17

MilCon-VA Subcommittee Hearing Studies U.S. European Command, European Reassurance Initiative Progress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, today chaired a hearing titled, “U.S. European Command: Theater Assessment and European Reassurance Initiative Progress.”

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05.01.17

Summary of the FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

The following provides a summary of the FY2017 omnibus appropriations legislation.

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05.01.17

Cochran Presses for Passage of FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today pressed for passage of a hard-fought agreement to provide funding for national defense and domestic needs.

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04.28.17

Updated Hearing Schedule for the Week of May 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 1, 2017.

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04.27.17

Moran Chairs Hearing on the Challenge of Preventing Veteran Suicide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, today chaired a hearing to review the challenge of preventing veteran suicide.

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04.26.17

Cochran Statement on Short-Term Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today released a statement encouraging congressional passage of a short-term continuing resolution to maintain government operations through May 5.

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04.20.17

Updated: Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 24, 2017.

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04.05.17

Collins Hearing Looks at Preventing Sexual Abuse, Harassment Problems at U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, today chaired a subcommittee hearing focused on preventing sexual assault and sexual harassment problems at the U.S. Merchant Marines Academy.

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04.04.17

Shelby Chairs Hearing to Review Water Hazard Forecasting & Mitigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, today chaired a hearing to review federal, state, university, and private sector activities being conducted in the area of water hazard forecasting and mitigation.

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03.30.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 3, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 3, 2017.

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03.29.17

Moran Chairs Field Hearing on Arlington National Cemetery, Future Plans to Honor the Fallen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, today chaired a field hearing in Virginia to review current and future operations of the Arlington National Cemetery.

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03.23.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 27, 2017.

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03.22.17

Cochran Chairs Hearing on Military Readiness, Budget Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today chaired a Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to review military readiness – the equipment, training and support needed to achieve set goals – and the budget outlook for the Department of Defense.

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03.16.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 20, 2017.

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03.16.17

Cochran Statement on President Trump's FY2018 Budget Outline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today released the following statement regarding the FY2018 budget outline submitted to Congress by President Trump.

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03.15.17

Blunt Chairs Hearing Examining Benefits of STEM Education, Funding Challenges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, today led a hearing to examine the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for “the economic competitiveness and security of our nation.”

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03.09.17

Schedule for the Week of March 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 13, 2017.

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03.08.17

Blunt Encourages Commitment to NIH as Congress Confronts Difficult Spending Choices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, today chaired a hearing on the importance of supporting the National Institutes of Health in order to improve the quality of life for all Americans.

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03.08.17

Collins Leads Hearing on Meeting Long-Term Transportation Infrastructure Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, today conducted a hearing on options to help meet the long-term transportation infrastructure needs of the nation.

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03.07.17

Graham Holds Hearing on Russian Aggression toward Its Neighbors

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, on Tuesday conducted a hearing on Russian aggression toward its neighbors.

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