Majority News Releases

03.06.14

Shelby: Appropriation Bills Must Conform to Budget Control Act Limit

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2013 Shelby: Appropriation Bills Must Conform to Budget Control Act Limit WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, July 25, 2013 U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee today issued the following statement at a full committee markup of the State, Foreign Operations and the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bills. The full text of Shelby's statement is below: *** "Thank you, Ma… Continue Reading


03.04.14

Shelby: Defense Bill Should Not Exceed Budget Control Act Limit

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2013 Shelby: Defense Bill Should Not Exceed Budget Control Act Limit WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, August 1, 2013 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee today issued the following statement at a full committee markup of the FY 2014 appropriations bill for the Department of Defense. *** "Thank you, Madam Chair. "Providing for the 'common defense' is one of the stated goals of our const… Continue Reading


02.26.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Supports Senate Amendment To House Continuing Resolution

On September 26, 2013--Following the release of the Senate Appropriations Committee amendment to the House Continuing Resolution, H.J. Res. 59, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, spoke in support of the amendment.… Continue Reading


02.11.14

Shelby Statement on Appropriations Markups

For Immediate Release: August 8, 2013 Shelby Statement on Appropriations Markups WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, June 20, 2013 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee today issued the following statement at a Full Committee hearing on the adoption of the FY 2013 spending allocations and markup of FY 2014 appropriation bills. *** "Madam Chair, I request that the letter my colleagues and I recently sent to you regarding Fisc… Continue Reading

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