Majority News Releases

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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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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