Majority News Releases

03.06.14

Shelby Statement Highlights Controversies Engulfing DOJ and Attorney General Holder

For Immediate Release: June 6, 2013 Shelby Statement Highlights Controversies Engulfing DOJ and Attorney General Holder Thursday, June 6, 2013, Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), ranking member of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement at a subcommittee hearing on the Department of Justice's budget request for fiscal year 2014: "Thank you Madam… Continue Reading


03.06.14

Shelby: Spending Bills Must Conform to Law

For Immediate Release: June 27, 2013 Shelby: Spending Bills Must Conform to Law WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, June 27, 2013 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today delivered the following statement at a full committee mark up of the Fiscal Year 2014 appropriations bills for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies as well as Energy and Water Development: *** "Thank you. "I want to applau… Continue Reading


03.06.14

Labor-HHS Bill Should Not Fund Failures of Obamacare

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2013 Labor-HHS Bill Should Not Fund Failures of Obamacare WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, July 11, 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 fiscal year 2014 Appropriations Bills for Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, and the Legislative Branch: *** "Thank you Madam Chair. "Despite our dif… Continue Reading


03.06.14

Shelby Statement on Commerce Justice Science Funding Bill

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2013 Shelby Statement on Commerce Justice Science Funding Bill WASHINGTON, DC, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee today issued the following statement at a subcommittee markup of a Commerce Justice Science and Related Agencies funding bill. *** "Thank you, Madam Chairwoman. "I would like to thank you for your leadership on this bill. "We have worked togethe… Continue Reading


03.06.14

Shelby Statement on CJS, DHS Appropriations Markup

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2013 Shelby Statement on CJS, DHS Appropriations Markup WASHINGTON, DC, Thursday, July 18, 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 fiscal year 2014 appropriations bills for Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies and the Department of Homeland Security. *** "Thank you, Madam Chair. "The two bills we w… Continue Reading


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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