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  • Chairman Rogers Announces Republican Staff Hire
    Apr 25, 2016  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the hiring of Matt Leffingwell to the Republican Committee staff. Matt will serve as Director of Member Services and Coalitions, where he will manage outreach to the Republican Conference and non-government entities. More
  • Chairman Rogers Statement on Efforts to Combat Zika
    Apr 20, 2016  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers tonight made the following statement on efforts to combat the Zika outbreak. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
    Apr 19, 2016  - On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. The legislation provides annual funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy (DOE), and other related agencies. More
  • Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
    Apr 19, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations bill. 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
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Released
    Apr 19, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill provides annual funding for the offices of Members of the House of Representatives, the support agencies of Congress, security and police forces, services for visitors, and Capitol operations and maintenance. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Military Construction - Veterans Affairs Funding Legislation
    Apr 13, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. 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. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
    Apr 12, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 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 Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
    Apr 12, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation provides annual funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy (DOE), and other related agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Statement on Proposed Zika Funding
    Apr 6, 2016  - Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers, along with State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee Chairwoman Kay Granger and Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittee Chairman Tom Cole responded today to the Administration’s announcement that federal agencies will use existing funding for efforts to address the Zika epidemic. In February, the Chairs called on the Administration to tap into these existing funds to provide the quickest and most efficient response to the Zika outbreak. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Legislation
    Mar 22, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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. More