Committee Approves FY 2015 CJS and THUD Appropriations Bills

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Committee Approves FY 2015 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, announced that the Full Committee has approved the fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill unanimously with a vote of 30-0 and the fiscal year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill with a bipartisan vote of 29-1.  Both measures will be reported to the full Senate for consideration. 
Chairwoman Mikulski's opening statement and summaries of the bills approved by the Full Committee today are below: