Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs LegislationApril 22, 2015
On a bipartisan basis, the House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. The legislation will now head to the House floor for consideration. The legislation contains funding to house, train, and equip military personnel, provide housing and services to military families, and help maintain base infrastructure. The bill also funds veterans’ benefits and programs. In total, the bill provides $76.6 billion in discretionary funding – $4.6 billion above the fiscal year 2015 level.
This Week in Appropriations
On Wednesday, April 29, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee will mark up its FY 2016 Appropriations bill (watch live at 9:30 AM).
On Wednesday, April 29, the LHHS Subcommittee will hold a public witness hearing.
On Thursday, April 30, the Committee will mark up the FY 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill (watch live at 10:30 AM).