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03.28.14

Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 31, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin) Time and Location: 10:00 a.m., in Room SD-106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: The Department of the Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Witnesses: Deborah Lee James, Secretary, U.S. Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force General Frank J. Grass, Chief, National Guard Bureau Lieutenant General Stanley E. Clarke III, Director, Air National Guard Lieutenant Gene… Continue Reading


03.28.14

Schedule for the Week of March 24th

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Military Construction, Veteran Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittee (Chairman Johnson) Time & Location: 10:00 a.m., Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: An overview on the Department of Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request to Congress. Witness: The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs Accompanied by: The Honorable Robert A. Petzel, MD, Under Secretary for Health The Honor… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Schedule for the Week of April 22, 2013

***UPDATED Schedule for the Week of April 22, 2013*** Please note changes to the schedule highlighted below Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Interior, Environment Subcommittee (Chairman Reed) Time and Location: 9:30 a.m., in Room SD-124 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request for The Environmental Protection Agency. Witness: The Honorable Bob Perciasepe Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator Environmental Protection Agency … Continue Reading


03.18.14

Schedule for the Week of May 6, 2013

Schedule for the Week of May 6, 2013 *Please note changes to the schedule highlighted below Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Legislative Branch Subcommittee (Chairwoman Shaheen) Time and Location: 9:30 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: FY 2014 Budget Request for the Library of Congress and the Open World Leadership Center. Witnesses: The Honorable James H. Billington Librarian of Congress The Library of Congress Ambassador John O'Keefe Executiv… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Focuses on Eliminating Sexual Assault in the Military at Defense Hearing Earlier Today

For Immediate Release May 8, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Link to Audio download and link to Video download Q&A Audio download and Q&A Video download CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF ENDING SEQUESTER AND FOCUSES ON ELIMINATING SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY AT DEFENSE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING ON FY14 AIR FORCE BUDGET REQUEST WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the full Senate Appropr… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Schedule for the Week of May 13, 2013

Schedule for the Week of May 13, 2013 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Homeland Security Subcommittee (Chairwoman Landrieu) Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: FY 2014 Budget Request for the U.S. Coast Guard. Witness: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr. Commandant U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin) Time and Location: CLOSED SESSION—10:00 a.m., in Room SVC-217 Age… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Schedule for the Week of May 20, 2013

Schedule for the Week of May 20, 2013 *Please note changes to the schedule highlighted below Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Legislative Branch Subcommittee (Chairwoman Shaheen) Time and Location: 9:30 a.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request for the Government Accountability Office, Government Printing Office, and the Congressional Budget Office. Witnesses: Mr. Gene L. Dodaro Comptroller General United States Gov… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Chairwoman Mikulski Announces Agreement Among DoD, VA, IRS, SSA to Work Together to End Gridlock of VA Claims Backlog

WASHINGTON – Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), joined by Senator Tim Johnson (D-S.D.), Chairman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, today announced the initial results of a roundtable discussion with senior Administration officials, including Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner Carolyn Colvin, and Internal Revenue Service Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support Beth T… Continue Reading


03.18.14

Schedule for the Week of June 3, 2013

Schedule for the Week of June 3, 2013 **Changes to the schedule highlighted below** Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee (Chairman Murray) Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-138 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: An overview of the Federal Housing Administration. Witnesses: The Honorable Carol Galante Commissioner Federal Housing Administration The Honorable David A. Montoya Inspector General … 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


03.17.14

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

Full Committee Summary: FY14 Defense Bill


03.17.14

FY14 Subcommittee Allocations

June 20, 2013 FY 2014 DISCRETIONARY -- SENATE ALLOCATIONS 2014 Committee Guidance 2013 CBO Program SUBCOMMITTEES Enacted Request Defense Non-Defense Senate OCO Disaster integrity Budget Authority Agriculture...............................… 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


03.07.14

Schedule for the Week of March 10, 2014

Appropriations Committee Schedule for the Week of March 10, 2014 Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Legislative Branch Subcommittee (Chairwoman Shaheen) Time and Location: 2:30 p.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: FY 2015 Budget Requests for the Congressional Budget Office and the Government Accountability Office Witnesses: Mr. Gene L. Dodaro Comptroller General United States Government Accountability Office Dr. Douglas Elmendorf Dire… Continue Reading


03.06.14

Chairwoman Mikulski's Remarks at Defense Full Committee Markup

For Immediate Release August 1, 2013 Contact: Rob Blumenthal (202) 224-1010 / Eve Goldsher (202) 224-3751 Chairwoman Mikulski Praises Bipartisan Work on Defense Bill, Emphasizes Importance of Resetting the Military and Supporting Veterans and Military Families in Opening Remarks at Full Committee Markup of FY14 Defense Bill WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, emphasized the importance of resetting our military as the … Continue Reading


03.02.14

Subcommittee Allocations

January13, 2014 FY 2014 DISCRETIONARY SPENDING 14 Conf 19.xlsx 2014 Agreement SUBCOMMITTEES Defense Non-defense Total Budget Authority Agriculture........................................................ --- 20,880 20,880 Commerce, Justice, Science............................ 5,000 … Continue Reading


02.28.14

Schedule for the Week of November 11, 2013

Schedule for the Week of November 11, 2013 Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Defense Subcommittee (Chairman Durbin) Time and Location: 11:00 a.m., in Room SD-192 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building Agenda: Sequestration and the Defense Industrial Base Witnesses: Marion Blakey President and CEO, Aerospace Industries Association Greg Bloom President, Seal Science, Inc. Dr. Stephen S. Fuller Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor Director Center for Regional An… 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

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