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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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03.06.17

Cochran Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Senate Appropriations Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

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03.02.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 6, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 6, 2017.

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03.02.17

Cochran Statement on Defense Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today released the following statement on the FY2017 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill.

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02.15.17

Blunt Subcommittee Reviews Mental Health Care Treatments and Services

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 to examine mental health care treatment and services.

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02.08.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of February 13, 2017

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

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01.31.17

Senate Appropriators to Meet With King Abdullah II of Jordan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and other committee members are scheduled to meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan at 3:50 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, in the U.S. Capitol.

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01.24.17

Cochran, Leahy Announce Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Chairmen and Membership Rosters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced subcommittee chairmen, ranking members and membership rosters for the 115th Congress.

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01.05.17

Cochran Selected as Senate Appropriations Chair for 115th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today received the approval of his Republican colleagues to serve as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the 115th Congress.

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12.09.16

Cochran Supports Senate Passage of Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today issued the following statement on Senate passage of the Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017 (HR.2028), which will fund national security and federal operations through April 28, 2017.

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