Minority News Releases

07.22.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on Emergency Supplemental Funding Bill

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010 CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI STATEMENT ON EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING BILL WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on the Senate Emergency Supplemental Funding bill she plans to introduce tomorrow: "Tomorrow, I plan to introduce Emergency Supplemental Funding legislation that will provide funds to meet urgent needs, including fighting wildfires, helping our cl… Continue Reading


07.18.14

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of July 21, 2014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014 Department of Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairwoman Landrieu) Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Insuring our Future: Building a Flood Insurance Program We Can Live With, Grow With, and Prosper With Witnesses: Panel I The Honorable Robert Menendez U.S. Senator New Jersey Panel II The Honorable Craig Fugate Administrator Federal Emergency Management … Continue Reading


07.17.14

Committee Approves FY 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010Photos from before today's markup Committee Approves FY 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the Full Committee has approved the fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill unanimously by voice vote. The measure will be reported to the full Senate for consideration. Chairwoman Mikulski's opening … Continue Reading


07.17.14

Opening Statement of Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski: Defense Markup

For Immediate Release: July 17, 2014Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: (202) 224-1010 Opening Statement of Chairwoman Barbara A. MikulskiJuly 17, 2014 Full Committee Markup WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, today presided over the markup of the fiscal year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill. The bill provides… Continue Reading


07.17.14

FY15 Defense Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: (202) 224-1010 Durbin Press Office: (202) 224-7028 SUMMARYDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FISCAL YEAR 2015 APPROPRIATIONS BILLFull Committee Mark: June 17, 2014 Washington, DC - The Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Act, 2015 provides $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency operation funding, compared to $572 billi… Continue Reading


07.16.14

Mikulski Floor Statement on Emergency Supplemental Funding for Children Seeking Refuge in the U.S.

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010 ***Video of Floor Statement*** Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski's Floor Statement on the President's Emergency Supplemental Funding Request for Children Seeking Refuge in the U.S. "It is not a border enforcement problem. It is a criminal gang problem in Central America…We need to meet these urgent humanitarian needs, and we need to focus on our hemisphere to brea… Continue Reading


07.15.14

FY15 Defense Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: (202) 224-1010 Durbin Press Office: (202) 224-7028 Photos from before today's markup SUMMARYDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FISCAL YEAR 2015 APPROPRIATIONS BILLSubcommittee Mark: June 15, 2014 Washington, DC - The Department of Defense (DoD) Appropriations Act, 2015 provides $549.3 billion in base and overseas contingency opera… Continue Reading


07.10.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Prepared Remarks: Full Committee Hearing on President's Emergency Supplemental Funding Request

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010 Video of Opening StatementVideo of Q&APhotos from hearing CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI SAYS MUSCULAR DETERRENCE NEEDED TO STEM TIDE OF CHILDREN SEEKING REFUGE ON SOUTHWEST BORDER Senator says we must meet humanitarian needs of children while going after gangs and organized crime syndicates encouraging families to send children on dangerous journey WASHINGTON, DC- Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, c… Continue Reading


07.10.14

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of July 14, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin)* Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Markup of the FY15 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014 Depar​tment of Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairwoman Landrieu) Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Strengthening Trade Enforcement to Protect Am… Continue Reading


07.08.14

White House Supplemental Request

Washington, DC - Today the Appropriations Committee released the text of the White House $3.7 billion supplemental request to address the humanitarian crisis on the Southwest border caused by an influx of unaccompanied children from Central America. The request also includes $615 million for emergency wildfire suppression.… Continue Reading


07.08.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on President’s Emergency Funding Request

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010 WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the President's $4.3 billion emergency funding request: "The Appropriations Committee has received the President's request for $4.3 billion to address two immediate emergencies: the refuge crisis of unaccompanied children arriving by thousands on the Southwestern border and the emerging disasters cau… Continue Reading


07.03.14

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of July 7, 2014

THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014 Full Committee (Chairwoman Mikulski) Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Review of the President's Emergency Supplemental Request for Unaccompanied Children and Related Matters Witnesses: The Honorable Jeh JohnsonSecretaryU.S. Department of Homeland Security The Honorable Sylvia Mathews BurwellSecretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The Honorable Thomas A. Shann… Continue Reading


06.26.14

Committee Approves FY15 Homeland Bill

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: 202-224-1010 Landrieu Press Office: 202-224-4893 SUMMARY: FISCAL YEAR 2015 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS BILLFull Committee Mark: June 26, 2014 Washington, DC - The Committee on Appropriations today approved a fiscal year 2015 Homeland Security bill that provides $47.2 billion, $643 million above the fisc… Continue Reading


06.24.14

FY15 FSGG Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: (202) 224-1010Jennifer Talhelm w/Udall: (202) 228-6870 SUMMARY: FISCAL YEAR 2015FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS BILLSubcommittee Mark: June 24, 2014 Washington, DC - The fiscal year 2015 Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations bill includes proposed budget authority of $22.673 billion, $607 million more than the 2014 enacted level of $22.066 bi… Continue Reading


06.24.14

FY15 DHS Subcommittee Markup Bill Summary

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: 202-224-1010 Landrieu Press Office: 202-224-4893 SUMMARY: FISCAL YEAR 2015 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS BILLSubcommittee Mark: June 24, 2014 Washington, DC - The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security today approved fiscal year 2015 funding legislation that totals $… Continue Reading


06.23.14

Mikulski and Shelby Praise FBI’s Work to Rescue 168 Juveniles in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution

CONTACTS: Vince Morris w/Appropriations 202-224-1010Torrie Miller w/Vice Chairman Shelby 202-224-5744 MIKULSKI AND SHELBY PRAISE FBI'S WORK TO RESCUE 168 JUVENILES IN NATIONWIDE OPERATION TARGETING UNDERAGE PROSTITUTION Senators herald the FBI's action to date focusing on the recovery of sexually exploited children WASHINGTON - Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropria… Continue Reading


06.20.14

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of June 23, 2014

**Please note the highlighted time and location change. TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014 Department of Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairwoman Landrieu)* Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: The Subcommittee markup of the Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security Appropriations bill Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee (Chairman Udall)* Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., in Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Offi… Continue Reading


06.19.14

Committee Approves FY15 SFOPS & Leg Branch Appropriations Bills

Contact: Vince Morris (202) 224-1010 Photos from before today's markup Committee Approves FY 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs and Legislative Branch Appropriations Bills 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 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Bill by a vote of 25-5 and the fiscal year 2015 Legislative Branc… Continue Reading


06.19.14

FY15 Legislative Branch Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: (202) 224-1010 Shaheen Press Office: (202) 224-5553 SUMMARYLEGISLATIVE BRANCH FISCAL YEAR 2015 APPROPRIATIONS BILLFull Committee Mark: June 19, 2014 Washington, DC - The Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill provides $4.3 billion to support oversight and transparency of federal spending and programs and the functioning of… Continue Reading


06.19.14

FY15 SFOPS Full Committee Markup Bill Summary

Contact: Vince Morris w/Appropriations: (202) 224-1010 Leahy Press Office/David Carle: (202) 224-3693 SUMMARYDEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMSFISCAL YEAR 2015 APPROPRIATIONS BILLFull Committee Mark: June 19, 2014 Washington, DC − The Committee on Appropriations today approved a fiscal year 2015 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs bill that provides $48.285 billion in discretionary budget authority … Continue Reading

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