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11.05.15

Senate Proceeds to Consider Veterans Affairs Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate on Thursday agreed to consider the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill (HR.2029) which provides important funding for veterans’ benefits and programs and makes funding available to equip, support and house military personnel.

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10.30.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of November 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of November 2, 2015.

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10.29.15

Cochran: Appropriations Committee Ready to Finish FY2016 Cycle

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today expressed his intent to complete the FY2016 appropriations process with Senate approval of a negotiated two-year budget agreement.

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10.23.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of October 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of October 26, 2015.

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10.16.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of October 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of October 19, 2015.

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10.07.15

Cochran: President Should Abandon Veto Threat of Defense Policy Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following his vote to send an important defense policy bill to the White House, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today said the nation’s security interests would be best served if President Obama abandoned his threat to veto the bipartisan legislation.
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10.02.15

Senate Committee on Appropriations Hearing Schedule for the Week of October 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of October 5, 2015.

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09.30.15

Cochran: Senate Should Not Waste Opportunity Created With Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today said passage of a short-term continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown creates a window of opportunity to debate and pass FY2016 funding bills that should not be wasted.

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09.28.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of September 28, 2015.

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09.24.15

Cochran Statement on Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today offered the following statement regarding the failed cloture vote on the Continuing Appropriations Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016 and an ongoing effort to ensure continued funding for government operations.

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09.22.15

Cochran Releases Short-Term Bill to Fund Government Through Dec. 11

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today encouraged Senators to support a short-term continuing resolution to continue funding for government operations and prohibit funding for Planned Parenthood.

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09.16.15

Moran Opening Statement on FDA Efforts to Ensure Safe U.S. Food Supply

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriation on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Related Agencies, today delivered the following statement at a hearing to review FDA efforts to ensure the safety of the U.S. food supply.

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09.14.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of September 14, 2015.

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07.27.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of July 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 27, 2015.

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07.23.15

A First In Six Years: Senate Committee Completes Work on All 12 Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Committee on Appropriations today cleared its final appropriations measure, marking the first time since 2009 that all 12 appropriations bills have been approved by the full committee.

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07.23.15

Senate Committee Agrees to FY2016 Financial Services Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FY2016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill was today approved by the Senate Committee on Appropriations, completing committee-level action on the 12 annual funding bills for which the committee is responsible.

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07.22.15

FY2016 Financial Services Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government today approved a FY2016 funding measure that prioritizes national programs to enforce U.S. laws, spur small business growth and maintain a fair and efficient judicial system.

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07.22.15

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of July 20, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the Senate Committee on Appropriations schedule for the week of July 20, 2015.

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07.16.15

FY2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill Gets Committee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved its eleventh FY2016 funding bill, giving bipartisan support to a $148.3 billion agricultural and rural development measure that also invests in food safety, public health and nutrition programs.

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07.14.15

Subcommittee Approves FY2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FY2016 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill was today given subcommittee approval, making the $143.8 billion measure available for consideration Thursday by the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

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