Majority News Releases

06.08.17

FY18 Commerce Dept. Budget Request Undergoes Shelby, CJS Subcommittee Scrutiny

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, today chaired a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of Commerce and related agencies.

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06.08.17

Murkowski Subcommittee Reviews U.S. Forest Service FY2018 Budget Proposal

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

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06.07.17

Collins, THUD Subcommittee Review FY18 HUD Budget Request with Sec. Carson

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 conducted a review of the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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06.07.17

Lankford Subcommittee Assesses Library of Congress, Architect of the Capitol Budgets

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, today held a hearing to review the FY2018 budget requests for the Library of Congress and the Architect of the Capitol.

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06.06.17

Military Construction, Family Housing Needs Focus of MilCon-VA Hearing

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 conducted a hearing to review the budget requests for military construction and family housing in FY2018

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06.06.17

Blunt Conducts Hearing to Review the FY18 Education Dept. Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, today conducted a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of Education.

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06.01.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of June 5, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 5, 2017.

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05.25.17

Boozman Leads Subcommittee Assessment of FY18 Homeland Security Budget Request

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, today chaired a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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05.23.17

Cochran Statement on Detailed Trump Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s detailed FY2018 budget request, which was presented to Congress today.

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05.22.17

Updated Hearing Schedule for the Week of May 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 22, 2017.

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05.11.17

MilCon-VA Subcommittee Explores Improving VA Community Care for Vets

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 hearing on improving community care for veterans, including the VA Choice program.

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05.05.17

Hearing Schedule for the Week of May 8, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 8, 2017.

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05.04.17

Cochran: FY2017 Omnibus Bill Boosts U.S. Defense, Border Security & National Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today addressed the Senate to encourage passage of the omnibus appropriations agreement to fund the government for the remainder of the 2017 fiscal year.

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05.04.17

Moran Chairs Hearing on Maximizing Telemedicine to Serve Veterans

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 hearing on maximizing the benefits of telehealth to provide healthcare to veterans.

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05.02.17

MilCon-VA Subcommittee Hearing Studies U.S. European Command, European Reassurance Initiative Progress

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 hearing titled, “U.S. European Command: Theater Assessment and European Reassurance Initiative Progress.”

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05.01.17

Summary of the FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

The following provides a summary of the FY2017 omnibus appropriations legislation.

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05.01.17

Cochran Presses for Passage of FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today pressed for passage of a hard-fought agreement to provide funding for national defense and domestic needs.

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04.28.17

Updated Hearing Schedule for the Week of May 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of May 1, 2017.

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04.27.17

Moran Chairs Hearing on the Challenge of Preventing Veteran Suicide

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 hearing to review the challenge of preventing veteran suicide.

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04.26.17

Cochran Statement on Short-Term Continuing Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today released a statement encouraging congressional passage of a short-term continuing resolution to maintain government operations through May 5.

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