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  • House Passes Legislation to Address the Southwest Border Crisis
    Aug 1, 2014  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today applauded House passage of legislation to provide funding to address the current immigration crisis on the Southwestern border. More
  • Appropriations Committee Introduces Legislation to Address the Southwest Border Crisis
    Jul 29, 2014  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today introduced legislation to provide funding to address the current immigration crisis on the Southwestern border. The bill, H.R. 5230, contains a total of $659 million for border security, enforcement of immigration and customs laws, humanitarian assistance, and illegal immigration prevention. This funding is targeted to meet the immediate needs surrounding the current border crisis, and will be sufficient to cover the estimated costs of these activities for the rest of the 2014 fiscal year. The legislation is fully offset through cuts and rescissions of existing funds within federal agencies, and will result in no new or additional federal spending. More
  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill
    Jun 20, 2014  - The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill on a bipartisan vote of 340-73. 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
  • House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Bill
    Jun 10, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill on a bipartisan voice vote. 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
  • House Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Bill
    May 29, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the subcommittee draft of the fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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
  • Defense Subcommittee Announces Members' Day
    Mar 25, 2014  - The Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense has scheduled a hearing to take Member’s testimony on the Defense Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2015 on Friday, April 4 at 9 a.m. in H-140, the Capitol. More
  • Chairman Rogers Announces GOP Subcommittee Rosters for the Second Session of the 113th Congress
    Jan 29, 2014  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the Republican membership of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees for the Second Session of the 113th Congress. More
  • House Approves Fiscal Year 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Package
    Jan 15, 2014  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today applauded the House of Representatives for passing legislation to fund the government for the remainder of the 2014 fiscal year. More
  • Rogers: Omnibus Targets Funding to Important Programs, Continues Downward Trend in Federal Spending
    Jan 13, 2014  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today unveiled the fiscal year 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill, the legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the entire federal government for the fiscal year. More
  • Fiscal Year 2014 Government Funding Bill Released
    Jan 13, 2014  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski, House Appropriations Ranking Member Nita Lowey, and Senate Appropriations Ranking Member Richard Shelby today announced the release of the fiscal year 2014 consolidated appropriations bill. More