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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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06.16.15

FY2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Gains Subcommittee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations today approved its FY2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill with emphasis on funding critical missions including border security, immigration enforcement, transportation security, and cybersecurity.

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06.12.15

Committee Schedule for the Week of June 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the subcommittee markup schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 15, 2015.

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06.11.15

FY2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill, a measure that holds the line on spending while providing resources to maintain the essential operations and security of the U.S. Capitol, Congress and support agencies.

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06.11.15

Committee Advances FY2016 Commerce, Justice & Science Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2016 Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Appropriations Bill, a far-reaching $51 billion measure that affects everything from local law enforcement to job creation to the study of the cosmos.

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06.11.15

FY2016 Defense Appropriations Bill Cleared for Senate Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. Vital bipartisan legislation written to ensure the continued strength of the U.S. military today received approval from the Senate Committee on Appropriations, making the $575.9 billion measure available for consideration by the full Senate.

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