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09.21.18

President Trump Signs First Appropriations Minibus Into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today applauded the President’s signing of the first Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations minibus (H.R. 5895) into law.  The package, supported by Congress with overwhelming margins, includes funding bills for Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Energy and Water Development, and the legislative branch.

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09.12.18

Shelby Praises Final Passage of First Appropriations Minibus Conference Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today praised the Senate’s passage of the final conference agreement reached on H.R. 5895, the first of three Fiscal Year 2019 minibus appropriations packages, which includes appropriations bills for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch.  The Conference Report and Joint Explanatory Statement are available online.  The House is expected to vote on the conference report later this week.  

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09.05.18

Senate-House Convene First Energy & Water Conference Since 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a further sign of a return to regular order in the appropriations process, the Senate and House today convened a conference committee on Energy and Water Development appropriations for the first time since 2009.  The Energy and Water Development Fiscal Year 2019 funding measure was considered as part of a larger package, H.R. 5895, that also includes Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations for Military Construction-Veterans Affairs and the Legislative Branch, the first of three minibus appropriations bills to pass the Senate. 

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09.04.18

Appropriations Schedule for September 5, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations for Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

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07.11.18

Shelby Supports Appointed Conferees, Applauds Move to Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby today delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the appointed conferees and the motion to go to conference to finalize H.R. 5895, the minibus appropriations bill, which packages the Fiscal Year 2019 funding measures for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch. 

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07.11.18

Appropriations Schedule for July 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations for Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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07.11.18

Senate Names Conferees for Minibus Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today announced the members who will participate in the Conference Committee to finalize H.R. 5895, the minibus appropriations bill, which packages the Fiscal Year 2019 funding measures for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch.

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06.25.18

Senate Clears Appropriations Package, Approves Funding for Critical National Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today released the following statement praising the Senate’s passage of H.R. 5895, the minibus appropriations bill, which packages three Fiscal Year 2019 Senate appropriations measures, including Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Legislative Branch.

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05.24.18

Committee Approves FY2019 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Appropriations Committee today advanced the FY2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that funds U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. The $43.766 billion measure, which funds programs to advance American energy security and economic competitiveness, is $566 million above the FY2018 enacted level and $7.24 billion above th… Continue Reading


05.22.18

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2019 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development today approved a $43.766 billion measure to fund U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. The FY2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill totals $43.766 billion, $566 million above the FY2018 enacted level and $7.24 billion above the budget request. The measure is sch… Continue Reading


05.14.18

Shelby, Leahy Announce Markup Schedule for FY2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced the following markup schedule for the Senate Appropriations Committee for Fiscal Year 2019.

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04.10.18

Shelby Selected as Senate Appropriations Chairman

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today received the approval of his Republican colleagues to serve as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the remainder of the 115th Congress. 

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03.21.18

FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Released

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today endorsed passage of omnibus appropriations legislation that provides the largest funding increase for the American military in 15 years and makes significant investments in national priorities like infrastructure, border security and the opioid epidemic.

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02.07.18

Legislation Introduced to Fund Government through March 23

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today advocated for approval of Senate legislation filed Wednesday to avert a government shutdown, provide critical disaster relief, and, importantly, set the stage to complete the FY2018 appropriations process in coming weeks.

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07.20.17

Senate FY2018 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Advances

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, a measure to fund the nation’s priorities for energy development, research, and water infrastructure requirements.

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07.18.17

Senate Subcommittee Approves FY2018 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies today approved a $38.4 billion measure to fund U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) programs and critical infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation.

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06.28.17

Alexander Stresses Importance of Sufficient Funding for Army Corps & Bureau of Rec Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today conducted a hearing to review the FY2018 budget requests for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation.

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06.14.17

Alexander Hearing Reviews the FY18 Budget Request for the National Nuclear Security Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today conducted a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

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11.16.16

Alexander Leads Hearing to Study the Future of U.S. Nuclear Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, today chaired the second of two oversight hearings on the future of nuclear power in the United States.

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11.10.16

Hearing Schedule for the Week of November 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the hearing schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of November 14, 2016.

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