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  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
    May 16, 2012  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2013 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill. The legislation strengthens America’s homeland security efforts while at the same time reducing government spending. The bill provides $39.1 billion in discretionary funding for DHS, a decrease of $484 million below last year’s level and a decrease of $393 million below the President’s request. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2013 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
    May 8, 2012  - The House Appropriations Committee today released its proposed fiscal year 2013 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill, to be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill strengthens America’s homeland security efforts while at the same time reducing government spending. The bill provides $39.1 billion in discretionary funding for DHS, a decrease of $484 million below last year’s level and a decrease of $393 million below the President’s request. More
  • Deadlines Extended for Member Programmatic and Language Submissions
    Mar 20, 2012  - New deadlines have been posted for each of the 12 subcommittees. More
  • Chairman Rogers Applauds House Approval of Final Fiscal Year 2012 Appropriations Legislation
    Dec 16, 2011  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today praised the passage of the Conference Report on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of Fiscal Year 2012 (House Report 112-331) – the final funding legislation of the year. The report passed on a vote of 296-121. More
  • UPDATED - Fiscal Year 2012 Appropriations Package Introduced
    Dec 14, 2011  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers has announced that the final fiscal year 2012 Appropriations legislation has been introduced in the House. This package of legislation will provide critical funds for national security, one of the most basic responsibilities of the federal government. The bill will also prevent a potential government shutdown, support important domestic programs and services that the American people rely on, and make significant policy changes that will help rein in government overreach and help put the economy on more stable footing. More
  • Joint House-Senate Conference on the Remaining FY 2012 Appropriations Bills Announced
    Dec 7, 2011  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers announced that the House and Senate will hold a joint Conference Committee meeting on the remaining fiscal year 2012 Appropriations bills on Thursday, December 8, at 11:00 am. More
  • Continuing Resolution Introduced to Keep Government Running, Provide Much-Needed Disaster Funding
    Sep 14, 2011  - The House Appropriations Committee today introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government operating past the end of the fiscal year on September 30. The legislation also contains a total of $3.65 billion in disaster relief funding to provide much-needed assistance to the thousands of people affected by Hurricane Irene, recent wildfires, the devastating floods and tornados in the Midwest and South, the Mid-Atlantic earthquake, and other natural disasters. More
  • Rogers: Disaster Funding to Be Included in Continuing Resolution
    Sep 12, 2011  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today announced his commitment to including urgently needed disaster recovery and relief funds through upcoming Continuing Resolution legislation. More
  • Rogers, Aderholt and Emerson Call on Senate and Administration to Ensure Vital Disaster Recovery Efforts Continue Without Interruption
    Aug 27, 2011  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (KY-05), House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) and House Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee Chairwoman Jo Ann Emerson (MO-08) today released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invoked an “immediate needs posture” indicating that funding for the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) has reached dangerously low levels. In addition, the DRF could be drained further with the added possibility of yet more funding needs as Hurricane Irene approaches the eastern seaboard. More
  • House Approves Homeland Security Funding Bill for Fiscal Year 2012
    Jun 2, 2011  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today applauded the passage of the fiscal year 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill (H.R 2017), the first FY12 appropriations bill considered by the House of Representatives. Overall, the FY 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill provides $40.6 billion in total non-emergency funding for the various programs and agencies within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). More