Majority News Releases

03.17.15

WEDNESDAY: Interior and Defense Subcommittee Hearings

WASHINGTON -- The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for Wednesday, March 18. All hearings will be webcast on the Appropriations Committee website. INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE (Lisa Murkowski, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Forest Service 10:00 a.m., Room 124, Dirksen Senate Office Building Webcast: http://1.usa.gov/1GWWt9p Witnesses: Tom TidwellChiefUS… Continue Reading


03.17.15

POSTPONED: THUD Subcommittee Hearing on Dept. of Transportation Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C - Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced the postponement of the following hearing, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 18. Additional information will be released as it becomes available. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015 3-17-2015 HEARING POSTPONED, DATE TBD - TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE(Susan Collins, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 budget request and funding justific… Continue Reading


03.17.15

Moran Opening Statement on FY16 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following opening statement as part of a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the U.S. Department of Agriculture: U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), ChairmanSubcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration,and Related AgenciesOpening Statement as Prepared for … Continue Reading


03.16.15

TUESDAY: Agriculture, Military Construction-VA, & Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee Hearings

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for Tuesday, March 17. All hearings will be webcast on the Appropriations Committee website. TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015 AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE (Jerry Moran, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Agriculture 10:00 a.m., Room 192, Dirksen Senate Of… Continue Reading


03.13.15

Advisory: Committee Schedule for the Week of March 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 16, 2015. TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015 AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE (Jerry Moran, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Agriculture 10:00 a.m., Room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses: The Honorable Thomas VilsackSecretary… Continue Reading


03.12.15

Capito Opening Statement on the FY16 Budget Request for the Secretary of the Senate, Senate Sergeant at Arms & U.S. Capitol Police

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Chairman of the Senate Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Secretary of the Senate, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the U.S. Capitol Police: OPENING STATEMENTSENATOR SHELLEY MOORE CAPITOFY 2016 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH BUDGET HEARINGSECRETARY OF THE SENATE, SERGEANT AT ARMS… Continue Reading


03.12.15

Shelby Opening Statement on FY16 Budget for the FBI, U.S. Marshals Service, DEA & ATF

WASHINGTON, DC - Thursday, March 12, 2015 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS), today delivered the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding requests and budget justifications for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshals Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The full text of Shelby's… Continue Reading


03.12.15

Moran Opening Statement on FY16 Budget Request for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Rural Development, and Food and Drug Administration Appropriations Subcommittee, today offered the following opening statement as part of a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Chairman Jerry Moran Opening StatementCommittee on AppropriationsSubcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies"Hearing… Continue Reading


03.11.15

THURSDAY: Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Appropriations Committee will hold three hearings on Thursday, March 12. The hearings will be webcast, and livestreaming will begin as the hearings start. THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SUBCOMMITTEE (Shelley Moore Capito, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Secretary of the Senate, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the U.S. Capitol Police 9:45 a.m., Room 124, Dirksen Senate Office Building … Continue Reading


03.10.15

Capito Opening Statement on FY16 Budget Request for the CBO and GAO

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Chairman of the Senate Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, today offered the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the Congressional Budget Office and Government Accountability Office: OPENING STATEMENTSENATOR SHELLEY MOORE CAPITOFY 2016 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH BUDGET HEARINGCONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE AND GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICEMARCH 10, 2015 Good afternoon… Continue Reading


03.10.15

WEDNESDAY: Appropriations Committee Hearing Schedule

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The Senate Appropriations Committee will hold five hearings on Wednesday, March 11. The hearings will be webcast, and livestreaming will begin on the Senate Appropriations Committe website before the hearings start. Wednesday's full schedule is below: ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT SUBCOMMITTEE (Lamar Alexander, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration 9:00 a.m., Room 138, … Continue Reading


03.09.15

Legislative Branch Subcommittee Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 budget request for the CBO and Comptroller General

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Chairman Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will hold a hearing of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Congressional Budget Office and Comptroller General of the United States. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SUBCOMMITTEE (Shelley Moore Capito, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Congressional Budget Office and Comptroller General of the U… 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


03.06.15

ADVISORY: Senate Committee on Appropriations Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of March 9, 2015. TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015 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, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses: Carolyn M. Clancy, MDInterim Under Secretary for HealthVeteran… Continue Reading


03.04.15

Alexander Opening Statement on FY16 Nuclear Regulatory Commission Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today issued the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Prepared RemarksAppropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water DevelopmentSenator Lamar Alexander, ChairmanMarch 4, 2015 We're here today to review the president's fiscal year 2016 budget request for the N… Continue Reading


03.04.15

ADVISORY: Senate Appropriations Committee Hearings on Thursday Postponed

WASHINGTON, D.C - Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced the postponement of the following two hearings, originally scheduled for Thursday, March 5. Additional information, including new hearing dates, will be published on the Appropriations Committee website as it becomes available. THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015 POSTPONED - COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE (Richard Shelby, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding … Continue Reading


03.03.15

Boozman Opening Statement on FY16 Budget Request for Treasury Dept., Internal Revenue Service

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today delivered the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service:Hearing StatementSubcommittee on Financial Services and General GovernmentCommittee on Appropriations Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue ServiceBudget R… Continue Reading


03.03.15

Energy & Water Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Request for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) will conduct a hearing Wednesday, March 4 to review the FY 2016 budget request for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The 2:30 p.m. hearing will be webcast and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins. ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT SUBCOMMITTEE (Lamar Alexander, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Nuclear Regulator… Continue Reading


03.03.15

Defense Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Defense Subcommittee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) will conduct a hearing Wednesday, March 4, to review the FY2016 budget requests for the United States Navy and Marine Corps. The 10:30 a.m. hearing will be webcast and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins. DEFENSE SUBCOMMITTEE (Thad Cochran, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps 10:30 a.m., Room 192, Dirksen Senate O… Continue Reading


03.03.15

Interior Subcommittee Hearing on FY2016 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will conduct a hearing Wednesday, March 4, to review the FY2016 budget requests for the U.S. Department of the Interior. The 10:00 a.m. hearing will be webcast and testimony will be made available after the hearing begins. Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of the Interior 10:00 a.m., Room 124, Dirksen Senate Office B… Continue Reading

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