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  • Appropriations Committee Sends Joint House and Senate Letter to the White House Urging Action on Zika Funding
    Jul 14, 2016  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, along with Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran and other senior members of the House and Senate committees, today sent a joint letter to President Obama urging White House action on Zika funding. More
  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Bill
    Jul 14, 2016  - The House today approved the fiscal year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. More
  • Chairman Rogers Hails Completion of all 12 Appropriations Bills in Committee
    Jul 14, 2016  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today released the following statement after the Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill, the twelfth and final bill for the 2017 appropriations cycle. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services Funding Bill
    Jul 14, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the draft fiscal year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and other related agencies. More
  • Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
    Jul 12, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill. The legislation targets funding to U.S. foreign policy priorities, including programs that will address instability around the world. The bill focuses funding on the protection of American embassies and consulates, and support for the security of U.S. allies and partners – particularly those in strategic and vulnerable areas, including countries in the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa, and European countries facing Russian aggression. The bill also provides critical humanitarian aid to war-torn and impoverished areas around the globe and dedicates funds to address health threats overseas before they reach the United States. In addition, the legislation contains strong oversight measures and reductions to nonessential or lower-priority international programs to protect and save taxpayer dollars. More
  • House Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Services Bill
    Jul 7, 2016  - The House today approved the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other related agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services Funding Bill
    Jul 6, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and other related agencies. More
  • House Advances Conference Report to Fight the Zika Virus, Fund Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
    Jun 23, 2016  - The House today approved the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act final Conference Report (House Report 114-640). The legislation now needs to be approved by the Senate, before heading to the President’s desk for final approval. More
  • Conference Committee Agrees on Bill to Fight the Zika Virus, Fund Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
    Jun 22, 2016  - A joint House and Senate Conference Committee today submitted the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act (H.R. 2577) final Conference Report. The legislation will now head to the House floor for final approval. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Bill
    Jun 22, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved its proposed fiscal year 2017 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill. The bill targets critical programs such as aviation security, border and immigration enforcement, customs activities, the protection against cyberterrorism, natural disaster response, and efforts to stop the smuggling of drugs and people into the U.S. More