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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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06.14.18

FY2019 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Advanced by Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2019 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act with funding and policy provisions to improve operations and address heightened security requirements for those who work at or visit the U.S. Capitol complex.

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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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04.10.18

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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07.27.17

FY2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Approved

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill with funding and policy provisions to improve operations and address heightened security requirements for those who work at or visit the U.S. Capitol complex.

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06.29.17

Lankford Highlights Seriousness of U.S. Capitol Police, Sergeant at Arms Missions at Hearing on FY18 Budget Requests

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

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06.21.17

Lankford Chairs Legislative Branch Hearing on CBO & GAO Budget Requests

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, today chaired a hearing to review the FY2018 budget requests for the Congressional Budget Office and the Government Accountability Office.

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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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05.19.16

FY2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Appropriations Committee today unanimously approved the FY2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill with funding recommendations to maintain the essential operations and security of the U.S. Capitol, Congress and support agencies.

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03.15.16

Capito Leads FY17 Budget Review Hearing for Library of Congress, Architect of the Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, today chaired a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2017 budget request for the Library of Congress and the Architect of the Capitol.

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03.01.16

Capito Addresses FY2017 Budget Requests for the Senate Sergeant at Arms and U.S. Capitol Police

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, today delivered the following opening remarks in a hearing to review the FY2017 budget request for the Senate Sergeant at Arms and the U.S. Capitol Police.

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03.12.15

Capito Opening Statement on the FY16 Budget Request for the Secretary of the Senate, Senate Sergeant at Arms & U.S. Capitol Police

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Chairman of the Senate Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, today issued the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Secretary of the Senate, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the U.S. Capitol Police: OPENING STATEMENTSENATOR SHELLEY MOORE CAPITOFY 2016 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH BUDGET HEARINGSECRETARY OF THE SENATE, SERGEANT AT ARMS… Continue Reading


03.10.15

Capito Opening Statement on FY16 Budget Request for the CBO and GAO

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Chairman of the Senate Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee, today offered the following opening statement during a subcommittee hearing to review the FY2016 budget request for the Congressional Budget Office and Government Accountability Office: OPENING STATEMENTSENATOR SHELLEY MOORE CAPITOFY 2016 LEGISLATIVE BRANCH BUDGET HEARINGCONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE AND GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICEMARCH 10, 2015 Good afternoon… Continue Reading


03.09.15

Legislative Branch Subcommittee Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 budget request for the CBO and Comptroller General

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Chairman Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) will hold a hearing of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Subcommittee to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Congressional Budget Office and Comptroller General of the United States. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SUBCOMMITTEE (Shelley Moore Capito, Chairman) Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 funding request and budget justification for the Congressional Budget Office and Comptroller General of the U… Continue Reading

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