Minority News Releases

02.28.14

Chairwoman Mikulski's Floor Statement in Support of Bipartisan Budget Agreement

For Immediate Release December 17, 2013 Contact: Eve Goldsher 202-224-7363 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’S FLOOR STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF BIPARTISAN BUDGET AGREEMENT WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md… Continue Reading


02.28.14

Mikulski Statement on Omnibus/Continuing Resolution

For Immediate Release January 10, 2014 Contact: Vincent Morris 202-224-7363 MIKULSKI STATEMENT ON OMNIBUS/CR WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the following statement regarding progress on the Omnibus appropriations bill: "We’re making solid progress and I’m confident that next week we’ll have a bipartisan agreement that finds common ground. This very short extension is needed to prevent… Continue Reading


02.28.14

Mikulski/Rogers Joint Announcement and Photo

COMMITTEE on APPROPRIATIONS CHAIRWOMAN BARBARA A. MIKULSKI For Immediate Release: January 13, 2014 Contact: Vince Morris w/Mikulski, (202) 224-1010, Jennifer Hing w/Rogers, (202) 226-7007 Fiscal Year 2014 Government Funding Bill Released Bipartisan omnibus bill fulfills Murray-Ryan budget deal, prevents government shutdown After a month of negotiations, Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski and House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers have come to an agreement o… Continue Reading


02.28.14

Detailed Omnibus Summary

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today released highlights of the fiscal year 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill that totals $1.012 trillion in discretionary spending. The bill funds the government through September 30, 2014.… Continue Reading


02.28.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Floor Statement on Disabled Military COLA & Omnibus Agreement

COMMITTEE on APPROPRIATIONS For Immediate Release CHAIRWOMAN BARBARA A. MIKULSKI January 14, 2014 Contact: Vince Morris 202-224-1010 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’S FLOOR STATEMENT ON OMNIBUS & DISABLED VETERANS… Continue Reading


02.28.14

Chairwoman Mikulski and Vice Chairman Shelby to meet with King Abdullah of Jordan

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES For Immediate Release Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 CONTACT: Vince Morris /Eve Goldsher (202) 224-1010 Jonathan Graffeo w/Shelby (202) 224-6518 *** PHOTO OPPORTUNITY *** **TOMORROW** CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI AND VICE CHAIRMAN SHELBY TO MEET WITH KING ABDULLAH OF JORDAN WASHINGTON – At 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S Senator Richard Shelby (… Continue Reading


02.28.14

Harkin Announces Hearing to Examine Economic Impact of Alzheimer's in America

COMMITTEE on APPROPRIATIONS HARKIN ANNOUNCES HEARING TO EXAMINE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ALZHEIMER’S IN AMERICA WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS subcommittee), announced that the subcommittee will meet to examine the economic impact of Alzheimer’s disease in America, as well as the current state of biomedical research into prevention and treatment of the… Continue Reading


02.27.14

FY14 Omnibus Text & Joint Explanatory Statement

For Immediate Release: January 14, 2014 FY14 Omnibus Text & Joint Explanatory Statement Bill Text & Joint Explanatory Statement… Continue Reading


02.27.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on White House CPI Announcement

For Immediate Release: February 20, 2014 Contact: Vince Morris/(202) 224-1010 Chairwoman Mikulski Statement on White House CPI Announcement WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.),Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on President Obama’s announcement on Social Security: "President Obama’s announcement today that he intends to keep Social Security strong is the right path for this country. The chained CPI w… Continue Reading


02.27.14

Schedule for the Week of March 3, 2014

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of March 3, 2014 Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin) Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: National Security Space Launch Programs Witnesses: Cristina Chaplain Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management Government Accountability Office Michael Gass President and Chief Executive Officer United Launch Alliance Elon Musk Chi… Continue Reading


02.27.14

Omnibus Agreement Paves Way for Additional LIHEAP Funds

COMMITTEE on APPROPRIATIONS CHAIRWOMAN BARBARA A. MIKULSKI For Immediate Release: January 30, 2014 Contact: Vince Morris/(202) 224-1010 Omnibus Agreement Paves Way for Additional LIHEAP Funds for American People, Mikulski says New investment in heating assistance benefiting 7.7 million households released today WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement on the releas… Continue Reading

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