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  • Chairman Rogers: Appropriations Committee has “done our job”
    Jul 14, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today cleared its 12th and final funding measure, marking the first time since 2009 that all Appropriations bills have been approved by the full Committee. More
  • Appropriations Committee Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Bill
    Jul 14, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill on a vote of 32-17. The bill provides funds to secure the nation’s borders and enforce immigration laws, identify and protect against cyber threats, stop transnational criminals who smuggle drugs and people into the U.S., respond to natural disasters, and fight terrorism. In addition, the bill improves oversight of DHS to hold the agency accountable to the American people. More
  • Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
    Jul 8, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The proposed legislation funds important agricultural and food programs and services, including food and medical product safety, animal and plant health programs, rural development and farm services, marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Homeland Security Bill
    Jul 8, 2015  - Today, the House Appropriations Committee released its proposed fiscal year 2016 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill, which will be considered tomorrow by the subcommittee. The bill provides funds to secure the nation’s borders and enforce immigration laws, identify and protect against cyber threats, stop transnational criminals who smuggle drugs and people into the U.S., respond to natural disasters, and fight terrorism. In addition, the bill improves oversight of DHS to hold the agency accountable to the American people. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services Funding Bill
    Jun 24, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the draft fiscal year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill on a vote of 30-21. 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
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Services Bill
    Jun 17, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill on a vote of 30-20. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and several other agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
    Jun 17, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The proposed legislation funds important agricultural and food programs and services, including food and medical product safety, animal and plant health programs, rural development and farm services, marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Interior and Environment Bill
    Jun 16, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, on a vote of 30-21. 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
  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services Funding Bill
    Jun 16, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2016 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 Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Appropriations Bill
    Jun 11, 2015  - The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill (H.R. 2685) on a vote of 278-149. The legislation funds critical national security needs, military operations abroad, and health and quality-of-life programs for the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families. More