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04.19.16

FY2017 Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a $56.5 billion measure to fund the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies in fiscal year 2017.

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04.15.16

Schedule for the Week of April 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 18, 2016.

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04.14.16

FY2017 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Ready for Floor Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee today unanimously approved the FY2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, clearing the $37.5 billion measure for consideration by the Senate.

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04.14.16

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2017 MilCon-VA Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved the FY2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, a measure that will provide record-level funding for veterans health care and benefits.

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04.14.16

Fiscal Year 2017 Subcommittee Allocation Background

The FY2017 allocations are consistent with the amounts approved in the 2015 Balanced Budget Act.  They total $1.07 trillion in base funding and $74 billion in funding for Overseas Contingency Operations.

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04.13.16

Senate Appropriations Markup Time and Location Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Due to the Senate vote schedule, the time and location for Thursday’s Senate Appropriations Committee business meeting have been changed.

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04.13.16

Energy & Water Subcommittee Approves FY2017 Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies today approved a $37.5 billion measure to fund U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation.

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04.13.16

Cochran Subcommittee Considers FY17 Missile Defense Agency Budget Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today presided over a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2017 budget request for the Missile Defense Agency.

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04.13.16

MilCon-VA Subcommittee Approves FY2017 Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved a FY2017 appropriations measure to fund housing for military personnel and their families, support critical infrastructure and facilities for U.S. military forces, and provide record-level funding for veterans’ health care and benefits.

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04.12.16

Boozman Chairs FSGG Hearing on FY2017 SEC & CFTC Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today conducted a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2017 funding request for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

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04.08.16

Hearing and Markup Schedule for the Week of April 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 11, 2016.

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04.07.16

Blunt Subcommittee Reviews NIH Budget Request

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 question Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the fiscal year 2017 budget request for the National Institutes of Health.

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04.06.16

Murkowski’s Interior Appropriations Panel Assesses FY2017 U.S. Forest Service Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, today chaired a subcommittee hearing to provide a critical assessment of the FY2017 budget request for the U.S. Forest Service.

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04.05.16

Moran Leads Review of Opportunities & Benefits for Military Veterans in Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, today conducted a hearing to review the opportunities and benefits for military veterans in agriculture.

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04.05.16

Boozman Chairs FSGG Hearing on FCC Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today held a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2017 funding request for the Federal Communications Commission.

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04.01.16

Hearing Schedule for the Week of April 4, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of April 4, 2016.

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03.17.16

Blunt Tackles FY2017 Labor Dept. Budget Request

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 question Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about the fiscal year 2017 budget request for the U.S. Department of Labor.

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03.16.16

Collins Panel Assesses FY17 Transportation Dept. Budget Request

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 hearing to review the fiscal year 2017 budget request for the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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03.16.16

Alexander Statement Regarding FY17 National Nuclear Security Administration Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today chaired a hearing to review the FY2017 budget request for the National Nuclear Security Administration.

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03.16.16

Cochran Subcommittee Considers National Guard & Reserve FY17 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2017 budget request for the National Guard and Reserve.

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