Majority News Releases

09.06.17

FY2018 State & Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Approved by Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved a $51.35 billion appropriations bill to strengthen federal programs and operations that support national security and American values abroad.

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09.06.17

FY2018 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill Gains Subcommittee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a FY2018 funding bill that continues to invest in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

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09.01.17

Cochran Statement on Hurricane Harvey Response Funding Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s initial request for supplemental appropriations to support Hurricane Harvey-related response and relief efforts.

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08.31.17

Revised Schedule for the Week of September 4, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of September 4, 2017. 

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07.27.17

FY2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Approved

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill with funding and policy provisions to improve operations and address heightened security requirements for those who work at or visit the U.S. Capitol complex.

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07.27.17

Committee Advances FY2018 Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which prioritizes funding for critical transportation projects, community development initiatives, and core housing programs that serve the nation’s most vulnerable individuals.

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07.27.17

Committee Approves FY2018 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which would provide funding for law enforcement, economic prosperity, scientific research, and space exploration and other national priorities.

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07.25.17

FY2018 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill Clears Senate Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies today approved a $53.4 billion spending bill to support national security, law enforcement, and American scientific innovation.

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07.25.17

Subcommittee Approves FY2018 Transportation, HUD Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Appropriations Subcommittee today approved its FY2018 appropriations bill with funding to advance transportation infrastructure development, housing assistance, and community development.

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07.20.17

Schedule for the Week of July 24, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 24, 2017. 

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07.20.17

Senate FY2018 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Advances

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, a measure to fund the nation’s priorities for energy development, research, and water infrastructure requirements.

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07.20.17

FY2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill Gains Committee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill with funding for programs that support American agriculture, conservation and nutrition programs.

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07.18.17

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2018 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies today approved a $38.4 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.

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07.18.17

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies today approved a $145.4 billion appropriations bill to support federal agriculture and nutrition programs in FY2018.

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07.14.17

Schedule for the Week of July 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 17, 2017. 

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07.13.17

Collins Assesses Challenging FY2018 Budget Request for Transportation Dept.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins (R-Maine), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, today chaired a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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07.13.17

FY2018 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Approved with Bipartisan Committee Support

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, providing record-level funding to improve programs for veterans and investing in critical infrastructure for U.S. military personnel and their families.

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07.12.17

FY2018 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 FY2018 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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07.12.17

Murkowski Chairs Review of Indian Health Service Budget Request, Pressures Agency to Improve Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, today led a subcommittee review of the FY2018 budget request for the Indian Health Service.

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07.06.17

Schedule for the Week of July 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 10, 2017.

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