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  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Legislation
    Apr 30, 2015  - On a bipartisan basis, the U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill (H.R. 2029) on a vote of 255-163. 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. In total, the bill provides $76.6 billion in discretionary funding – $4.6 billion above the fiscal year 2015 level. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Legislation
    Apr 22, 2015  - On a bipartisan basis, the House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. The legislation will now head to the House floor for consideration. 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. In total, the bill provides $76.6 billion in discretionary funding – $4.6 billion above the fiscal year 2015 level. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Legislation
    Apr 14, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 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. In total, the legislation provides $76.6 billion in discretionary funding – $4.6 billion above the fiscal year 2015 level. More
  • Appropriations Subcommittee Vice Chairs Named
    Apr 8, 2015  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the Republican Members who will serve as Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 114th Congress. These Members will serve as Chair of the subcommittee in the absence of the Chairperson, and assist them in official Committee duties. More
  • Chairman Rogers Announces Updated GOP Subcommittee Rosters
    Mar 24, 2015  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today announced updated Republican rosters for the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 114th Congress. The changes were spurred by a new member, Rep. Steven Palazzo, joining the Appropriations Committee. More
  • Appropriations Subcommittee Chaired by Rep. Charlie Dent Hears from Veterans Affairs Secretary
    Mar 4, 2015  - Today, Chairman Charlie Dent (PA-15) and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs heard testimony from Robert A. McDonald, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). President Obama appointed Secretary McDonald to head the VA in July of 2014. This was his first appearance before the subcommittee to lay out the VA’s budget requests. More
  • Chairman Rogers Announces GOP Subcommittee Membership for the 114th Congress
    Jan 14, 2015  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the Republican membership of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 114th Congress. More
  • Appropriations Committee Names New Subcommittee Clerks
    Jan 8, 2015  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced several changes to senior Committee staff for the 114th Congress. More
  • House Approves Fiscal Year 2015 Consolidated Appropriations Package
    Dec 11, 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 2015 fiscal year. More
  • Rogers: Omnibus Package Responsibly Funds the Federal Government, Avoids a Shutdown, Makes Good-Government Policy Changes
    Dec 9, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today unveiled the fiscal year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, the legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the vast majority of the federal government for the current fiscal year. The bill includes full Appropriations legislation and funding for 11 of the 12 annual Appropriations bills through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2015. The 12th bill, which funds the Department of Homeland Security, is also included in the legislation, but is funded under a temporary “Continuing Resolution” mechanism that expires on February 27, 2015. More