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06.14.18

FY2019 Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill Approved by Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee today considered and approved a $35.853 billion measure to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Forest Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and other agencies.  The bill was approved 31-0.

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06.14.18

Committee Advances FY2019 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2019 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act with funding for programs that support law enforcement, economic prosperity, scientific research, space exploration, and other national priorities.

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06.12.18

Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) today approved a $62.995 billion funding bill to support law enforcement, economic prosperity, scientific research, space exploration, and other national priorities.

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06.12.18

FY2019 Interior, Environment Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies today approved a $35.853 billion measure to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Forest Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and other agencies. 

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06.08.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 11, 2018.

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06.07.18

FY2019 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Approved by Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2019 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, providing support for critical housing, infrastructure, and facilities for U.S. military forces and their families, as well as increased funding for veterans’ health care and benefits.

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06.07.18

Committee Approves FY2019 Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee today advanced the FY2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related (THUD) Appropriations Act that provides funding to advance transportation infrastructure development, housing assistance, and community development.

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06.05.18

FY2019 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved a FY2019 appropriations bill to support critical housing, infrastructure, and facilities for U.S. military forces and their families, and to provide increased funding for veterans’ health care and benefits.

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06.05.18

Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Appropriations Subcommittee today approved its FY2019 appropriations bill with funding to advance transportation infrastructure development, housing assistance, and community development.

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06.01.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 4, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 4, 2018. TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018 TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE (Susan Collins, Chairman) Markup of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Act, 2019 10:00 a.m., Room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building NOTE: The markup webcast will be audio-only LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES… Continue Reading


05.24.18

Committee Advances FY2019 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Bill, which provides $145.1 billion in funding to support federal agriculture, conservation, and nutrition programs. The measure was passed 31-0. The Senate legislation recommends $145.1 billion in discretionary and mandatory funding, $6.1 billion above the President's budget request and $710 million below the FY2018 enacted leve… Continue Reading


05.24.18

Committee Approves FY2019 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Appropriations Committee today advanced the FY2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that funds U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. The $43.766 billion measure, which funds programs to advance American energy security and economic competitiveness, is $566 million above the FY2018 enacted level and $7.24 billion above th… Continue Reading


05.22.18

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development today approved a $43.766 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. The FY2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill totals $43.766 billion, $566 million above the FY2018 enacted level and $7.24 billion above the budget request. The measure is sch… Continue Reading


05.22.18

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies today approved a $145.1 billion appropriations bill to support federal agriculture and nutrition programs in FY2019. The FY2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill is scheduled to be considered Thursday by the Senate Committee on Appropriations. The Senate legislation recommends $145.1 b… Continue Reading


05.18.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 21, 2018. TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2018 FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT SUBCOMMITTEE (James Lankford, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of the Treasury 10:00 a.m., Room 138, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses: The Honorable Steven T. MnuchinSecretaryU.S. Department of the Treasury The Honora… Continue Reading


05.15.18

Shelby Holds Subcommittee Hearing to Review FY19 Army Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Army. The Honorable Mark T. Esper, Secretary of the Army, and General Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, testified before the subcommittee.

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05.14.18

Shelby, Leahy Announce Markup Schedule for FY2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced the following markup schedule for the Senate Appropriations Committee for Fiscal Year 2019.

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05.11.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 14, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 14, 2018.

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05.09.18

Shelby Chairs Hearing on Defense Dept. FY19 Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and its Subcommittee on Defense, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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05.04.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of May 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 7, 2018.

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