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03.29.17

Moran Chairs Field Hearing on Arlington National Cemetery, Future Plans to Honor the Fallen

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, today chaired a field hearing in Virginia to review current and future operations of the Arlington National Cemetery.

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07.07.16

Schedule for the Week of July 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of July 11, 2016.

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06.22.16

Conference Agreement Reached on Military Construction & Veterans Affairs, Zika Supplemental Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A House-Senate conference committee has reached agreement on the FY2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act (HR.2577).

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06.15.16

Cochran Addresses Conference Committee on the FY2017 MilCon-VA and Zika Response Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today delivered the following statement for a joint Senate-House conference committee on the FY2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act (HR.2755).

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05.19.16

Senate Approves FY17 Funding for the VA, Transportation & Housing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today praised Senate progress on FY2017 appropriations bills with the Senate today completing work on two bills to fund veterans’ benefits, transportation infrastructure and the American response to the Zika virus.

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11.10.15

Cochran Statement on Passage of MilCon-VA Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today released the following statement marking Senate passage of the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill (HR.2029):

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10.30.15

Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of November 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of November 2, 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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05.19.15

FY2016 MilCon-VA Appropriations Bill Clears Senate Subcommittee

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved a Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill that provides resources for veterans' benefits and programs and makes funding available to equip and house military personnel. The subcommittee-approved fiscal year (FY) 2016 measure totals $77.6 billion in discretionary funding, $5.5 billion above the FY2015 level and $1.2 billion b… Continue Reading


03.09.15

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Hearing on FY16 and FY17 Veterans Health Administration Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Chairman Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) will hold a hearing of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee to review the Fiscal Year 2016 an Fiscal Year 2017 funding request and budget justification for the Veterans Health Administration. MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE (Mark Kirk, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year 2017 funding request and budget justification for the Veterans Health Administration 2:30 p.m., Room 124, … Continue Reading

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