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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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07.13.15

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 13, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the Senate Committee on Appropriations schedule for the week of July 13, 2015.

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07.09.15

FY2016 State & Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Gains Full Committee Approval

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2016 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill, a $49.0 billion bill to strengthen federal programs and operations that support national security and American values abroad.
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07.07.15

Subcommittee Approves FY2016 State & Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved the FY2016 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill[external link, clearing it for consideration by the full Committee on Thursday.

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07.01.15

Senate Committee on Appropriations Schedule for the Week of July 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the Senate Committee on Appropriations schedule for July 6, 2015.

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06.25.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Advances FY2016 Labor, HHS, Education Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bill, a $153.2 billion measure funding a range of priorities involving health, education, and workforce training and development.

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06.25.15

FY2016 Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Bill, making the $55.65 billion measure available for consideration by the Senate.

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06.23.15

Senate Subcommittee Sets Priorities, Approves FY2016 Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Senate appropriations subcommittee today approved the FY2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bill, a $153.2 billion measure that funds a range of priorities involving health, education, and workforce training and development.

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06.23.15

Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies today approved a FY2016 funding measure to make resources available for the nation’s infrastructure, transportation safety and federal housing programs.

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06.23.15

Boozman Opening Statement on OPM Technology Spending and Data Security Appropriations Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), chairman of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee, delivered the following opening statement today at a hearing to review information technology spending and data security at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

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06.23.15

Senate Committee on Appropriations Schedule for June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the Senate Committee on Appropriations schedule for June 25, 2015.

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06.19.15

Senate Committee on Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing and subcommittee markup schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 22, 2015.

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06.18.15

Committee Advances FY2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill for Senate Debate

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved a $47.09 billion measure to fund border security, immigration enforcement, cybersecurity, disaster assistance and other programs to keep Americans safe.

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06.18.15

FY2016 Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2016 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, a $30.01 billion measure to promote responsible resource development on public lands while funding important environmental programs.

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06.18.15

Cochran Statement on Democratic Filibuster of Funding for Men & Women in Uniform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the decision by Senate Democrats to filibuster consideration of the FY2016 Defense Appropriations Bill.

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06.16.15

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2016 Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FY2016 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill today was given subcommittee approval, the first such markup in six years on legislation to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Forest Service, Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies.

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