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09.11.18

Appropriations Schedule for September 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations for Thursday, September 13, 2018.

 

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09.06.18

Senate Names Conferees for Next Two Minibus Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today announced the members who will participate in the Conference Committees to finalize the next two minibus appropriations bills, H.R. 6147 and H.R. 6157.

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08.23.18

Senate Approves Third Appropriations Package, Marking Passage of Nine Bipartisan Funding Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today applauded the Senate’s passage of H.R. 6157, the third Fiscal Year 2019 minibus appropriations bill.  The funding legislation packages the eighth and ninth FY2019 funding measures to be processed by the full Senate this year – Department of Defense; and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies.

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08.16.18

Shelby: Senate Works to Rebuild America's Military in Third Appropriations Minibus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today delivered remarks on the Senate floor regarding the consideration of H.R. 6157.  This bill packages two Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations measures – Department of Defense; and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies – which are the eighth and ninth funding bills to be processed by the full Senate this year.  Both of the measures included in the appropriations package were passed by the full committee with near-unanimous support.

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06.28.18

Senate Committee Advances All 12 FY2019 Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that the committee has approved all 12 fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills with strong, bipartisan support in advance of the July 4th recess.  

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06.28.18

Senate Committee Clears FY2019 Labor, HHS, & Education Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today advanced the FY2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Act, which continues investments in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

 

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06.26.18

FY2019 Labor, HHS, & Education Appropriations Bill Gains Subcommittee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a FY2019 funding bill that continues investments in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

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06.22.18

Senate Appropriations Schedule for the Week of June 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following is the schedule for the Senate Committee on Appropriations for the week of June 25, 2018.

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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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04.17.18

Blunt Chairs Hearing on FY19 Department of Labor Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) today chaired a hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee to review the proposed FY19 budget for the U.S. Department of Labor.

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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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12.05.17

Blunt-led Hearing Looks for Effective Ways to Combat Opioid Crisis

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 chaired a hearing on how the federal government can more effectively combat the opioid crisis in America.

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11.29.17

Appropriations Subcommittee Schedules Hearing on Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee will conduct a hearing Tuesday, Dec. 5, to examine prevention, treatment, and recovery activities related to the opioid crisis in America.

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10.26.17

Cochran Welcomes Administration Attention to Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following President Trump’s address today regarding the opioid epidemic, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) welcomed the administration’s attention to the crisis.

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09.07.17

Committee Approves FY2018 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bill, establishing strong funding support for continued medical research, opioid abuse prevention, and education programs.

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09.06.17

FY2018 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill Gains Subcommittee Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee today approved a FY2018 funding bill that continues to invest in critical medical research, opioid abuse prevention and treatment, and education.

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06.27.17

Blunt Seeks to Identify Labor Department Priorities during Examination of FY18 Budget Proposal

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 chaired a hearing to review the FY2018 budget request for the U.S. Department of Labor.

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06.22.17

Blunt Leads Subcommittee Critique of FY2018 Budget Plan for NIH

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 chaired a hearing to critique the FY2018 budget request for the National Institutes of Health.

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