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  • 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
  • Congressional Committee Leaders Demand Immediate Administration Action to Address Southern Border Immigration Crisis
    Jun 20, 2014  - Several senior members of Congressional Committees with jurisdiction over border and immigration issues today sent a joint letter to President Barack Obama, demanding immediate action from federal agencies on the immigration crisis at the Southwest border. The letter directs specific actions for the Administration to take – using currently available authorities and resources – to help address the massive influx of “Unaccompanied Alien Children” (UAC) into the United States from Central America. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Bill
    Jun 18, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill on a bipartisan voice vote. 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 Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Services Bill
    Jun 17, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2015 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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 Fiscal Year 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
    Jun 16, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2015 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill totals $48.3 billion in both regular discretionary and Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding. This total is $708 million below the fiscal year 2014 enacted level and $277 million below the President’s request for these programs. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2015 Homeland Security Bill
    Jun 11, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2015 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill on a bipartisan voice vote. The bill provides funding to help strengthen America’s homeland security efforts, including securing our borders, enforcing our laws, protecting against cyber threats, bolstering counternarcotic efforts, responding to natural disasters, and fighting terrorism. More
  • House Approves the Fiscal Year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill
    Jun 10, 2014  - The House today approved the fiscal year 2015 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill on a vote of 229-192. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. 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
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Bill
    Jun 9, 2014  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2015 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, and other related agencies. More
  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill
    May 30, 2014  - The House today approved the fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill on a bipartisan vote of 321-87. The bill funds the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. More