Minority News Releases

03.17.14

Full Committee Summary: FY14 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Bill


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Remarks at Full Committee Markup of Labor, HHS, & Legislative Branch Bills

For Immediate Release July 11, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Remarks of Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski July 11, 2013 Full Committee Markup WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, focused on the importance of a topline of $1.058 trillion for discretionary spending at today’s Full Committee markup of the fiscal year 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related … Continue Reading


03.17.14

Appropriations Committee Approves FY 2014 Labor-HHS-Education and Legislative Branch Bills

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal/Eve Goldsher 202-224-7363 Committee Approves FY 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Bill; and Legislative Branch Bill Washington, DC -- The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY 2014 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education bill and the Legislative Branch bill by a vote of 16-14. Both measures will be reported to the full Senate for its consideration. Chairwoman Mikulski's opening sta… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Schedule for the Week of July 15, 2013

Schedule for the Week of July 15, 2013 *Please note: Schedule changes highlighted below Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee (Chairwoman Mikulski)* Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Subcommittee markup of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations bill Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairwoman Landrieu)* Time and… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Summary: FY14 Homeland Security Bill


03.17.14

Summary: FY14 Commerce, Justice, Science Bill


03.17.14

Full Committee Summary: FY14 Homeland Security Bill


03.17.14

Full Committee Summary: FY14 Commerce, Justice, Science Bill


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Remarks at Full Committee Markup of CJS & Homeland Bills

For Immediate Release July 18, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Remarks of Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski July 18, 2013 Full Committee Markup WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, focused on the importance of funding the departments that keep us safe at home and that promote innovation and create jobs at today’s Full Committee markup of the fiscal year 2014 Commerce, Justice, … Continue Reading


03.17.14

Appropriations Committee Approves FY14 CJS & Homeland Bills

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal/Eve Goldsher 202-224-7363 Committee Approves FY 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science and Homeland Security Bills Washington, DC -- The Senate Committee on Appropriations today approved the FY 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science bill, and the Homeland Security bill by votes of 21-9. Both measures will be reported to the full Senate for its consideration. Chairwoman Mikulski's opening statement, and summaries of the bills approved by… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Schedule for the Week of July 22, 2013

Schedule for the Week of July 22, 2013 *Please note: Changes highlighted below Tuesday, July 23, 2013 Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee (Chairman Udall)* Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Subcommittee markup of the Financial Services and General Government fiscal year 2014 Appropriations bill State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee (Chairman Leahy)* Time and Locatio… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Summary: FY14 Financial Services and General Government Bill


03.17.14

Mikulski Urges Senate Support for Bipartisan THUD Appropriations Bill

For Immediate Release July 23, 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. MIKULSKI URGES SENATE SUPPORT FOR BIPARTISAN THUD APPROPRIATIONS BILL THAT CREATES JOBS AND MEETS COMPELLING … Continue Reading


03.17.14

Mikulski Addresses Maryland Impacts, Transportation Safety, and Again Urges Support for THUD Approps Bill

For Immediate Release July 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. MIKULSKI URGES SENATE SUPPORT FOR BIPARTISAN THUD APPROPRIATIONS BILL; FOCUSES ON MARYLAND IMPACTS AND TRANSP… Continue Reading


03.17.14

Full Committee Summary: FY14 State, Foreign Operations Bill


03.17.14

Full Committee Summary: FY14 Financial Services and General Government Bill


03.17.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Remarks at State-Foreign Operations and Financial Services Full Committee Markup

For Immediate Release July 25, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Remarks of Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski July 25, 2013 Full Committee Markup WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, focused on the importance of funding programs that advance America’s interests abroad and ensure our markets at home operate fairly at today’s Full Committee markup of the fiscal year 2014 State, … Continue Reading


03.14.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Speaks in Support of the Senate Amendment to the House Continuing Resolution

For Immediate Release September 26, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal / Eve Goldsher: 202-224-7363 CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI SPEAKS IN SUPPORT OF THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE HOUSE CONTINUING RESOLUTION "We have gone from being the greatest deliberative body in the world to the greatest delayed body in the world…When all is said and done, more gets said than gets done." says Chairwoman "You can huff and puff for 21 hours, but you can't blow Obamacare away." WASHINGTON – Following the … Continue Reading


03.14.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Speaks About Severe Impacts Of America Defaulting On Its Debt

For Immediate Release: October 15, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal w/Mikulski 202-224-1010 Eve Goldsher 202-224-3751 WASHINGTON --U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, spoke on the Senate floor about the severe impacts of failing to raise the debt ceiling and allowing America to default on its debt. Highlightsof the speech as well as audio and video downloads are available below: "We are 33 hours away from the possibility of the Uni… Continue Reading


03.14.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Omnibus Agreement

COMMITTEE on APPROPRIATIONS CHAIRWOMAN BARBARA A. MIKULSKI For Immediate Release: January 13, 2014 Contact: Vince Morris w Chairwoman Mikulski (202) 224-1010 CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI STATEMENT ON THE FY14 OMNIBUS WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statement on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014: "The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 is the product of bipartisan, bi… Continue Reading

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