Minority News Releases

03.18.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Focuses on Wise Use of Taxpayer Dollars, Impacts of Sequester at DOJ Budget Hearing

For Immediate Release June 6, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Audio download and Video download CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI FOCUSES ON WISE USE OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS, IMPACTS OF SEQUESTER AT DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET REQUEST HEARING WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee, focused on the need for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to use taxpayer dollars wisel… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Schedule for the Week of June 10, 2013

Schedule for the Week of June 10, 2013 Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin) Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Department Leadership Witnesses: The Honorable Chuck Hagel Secretary Department of Defense General Martin Dempsey Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Chairwoman Mikulski to Hold Full Committee Hearing Tomorrow on Cybersecurity Preparation and Response

For Immediate Release: June 11, 2013 Chairwoman Mikulski to Hold Full Committee Hearing Tomorrow on Cybersecurity Preparation and Response Chairwoman to Examine Best Solutions to Eliminate Cybersecurity Threats WASHINGTON, D.C.- Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) will hold a Full Committee hearing tomorrow, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. on the cybersecurity threat. Senator Mikulski will focus on breaking down stovepipes between agencies an… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Appropriations Committee Approves FY14 State-Foreign Operations and Financial Services Bills

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal/Eve Goldsher 202-224-7363 Committee Approves FY 2014 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Financial Services and General Government Bills Washington, DC -- The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the fiscal year 2014 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs bill by a vote of 23-7, and the Financial Services and General Government bill by a vote of 16-14. Both measures will be reported to t… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Schedule for the Week of July 29, 2013

Schedule for the Week of July 29, 2013 Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin)* Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Subcommittee markup of the fiscal year 2014 Defense Appropriations bill Thursday, August 1, 2013 Full Committee (Chairwoman Mikulski)* Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., in Room SD-106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Markup of the fiscal year 2014 Defense App… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Summary: FY14 Defense Subcommittee Markup


03.17.14

Reed and Murkowski Release Draft of FY14 Interior Bill

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal w/Full Committee: 202-224-7363 Chip Unruh w/Reed: 202-224-4642 Matthew Felling w/Murkowski: 202-224-3901 REED AND MURKOWSKI RELEASE DRAFT OF FY 2014 INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL Washington, DC – The bipartisan leadership of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies today released draft text of fiscal year 2014 legislation that provide… Continue Reading


03.17.14

FY14 Interior Explanatory Statement


03.17.14

FY14 Interior Bill Draft


03.17.14

Full Committee Summary: FY14 Defense Bill


03.17.14

Schedule for the Week of September 9, 2013

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal w/Mikulski 202-224-1010 Eve Goldsher 202-224-3751 Schedule for the Week of September 9, 2013 Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee (Chairman Udall) Time and Location: 10:30 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: A review of the President?s Fiscal Year 2014 funding request and budget justification for the Federal Communications Commi… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Responds to House Passed Continuing Resolution

For Immediate Release September 20, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Chairwoman Mikulski Responds to House Passed Continuing Resolution WASHINGTON – In response to House passage of H.J. Res. 59, a short-term Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government through December 15, Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) issued the following statement: “Today’s action by the House is a defeat for our economy, for jobs, and for o… Continue Reading


03.17.14

MEDIA ADVISORY: Chairwoman Mikulski to Discuss Continuing Resolution on Senate Floor at 2:15 p.m. Today

For Immediate Release: September 24, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal w/Mikulski 202-224-1010 Eve Goldsher 202-224-3751 MEDIA ADVISORY: Chairwoman Mikulski to Discuss Continuing Resolution on Senate Floor at 2:15 p.m. Today WASHINGTON, D.C.-- Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), will speak TODAY, September 24, 2013, at approximately 2:15 p.m. on the Senate floor about the Continuing Resolution. WHO: Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman, Approp… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Speaks Against House Continuing Resolution

For Immediate Release September 24, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 NOTE TO ASSIGNMENT EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS: Senator Mikulski’s remarks on the Senate floor are available for broadcast quality download. Audio of Senator Mikulski’s remarks is available – here. Video of Senator Mikulski’s remarks is available – here. CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI SPEAKS AGAINST HOUSE CONTINUING RESOLUTION "I am so frustrated for all of the p… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Text of Senate Amendment to House Continuing Resolution


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Supports Senate Amendment To House Continuing Resolution

For Immediate Release September 25, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal / Eve Goldsher: 202-224-7363 CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI SUPPORTS SENATE AMENDMENT TO HOUSE CONTINUING RESOLUTION WASHINGTON – Today the Senate Appropriations Committee released its amendment to the House Continuing Resolution, H.J. Res. 59. The full text of the amendment is here. U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement in support of the amen… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Schedule for the Week of June 17, 2013

Schedule for the Week of June 17, 2013 *Please note changes highlighted below Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA Subcommittee (Chairman Pryor) Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Business meeting to markup proposed legislation making appropriations for agriculture programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Chairman Johnson)… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Senator Tom Udall as New Chairman of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee

For Immediate Release: June 13, 2013 Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Senator Tom Udall as New Chairman of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee WASHINGTON - Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) announced today that Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) will assume the Chair of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee. Senator Udall succeeds Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), who passed away Monday, June 3, 2013. ###… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Summary: FY14 MilConVA Subcommittee Markup


03.17.14

Summary: FY14 Agriculture Subcommittee Markup

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2013 Contact: Appropriations Press Office: (202) 224-7363 Pryor Press Office: (202) 224-2353 SUMMARY AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND RELATED AGENCIES FISCAL YEAR 2014 APPROPRIATIONS BILL Full Committee Mark: June 20, 2013 Fiscal Year 2013 Discretionary Spending: $20.51 billion Fiscal Year 2014 Senate: $20.93 billion The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today ap… Continue Reading

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