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  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Jun 11, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation funds the State Department and foreign assistance – prioritizing funding for American security efforts abroad, as well as critical humanitarian aid to areas facing war, conflict, and instability. The bill also supports activities to increase stability and security in areas such as the Middle East, Ukraine, and Latin America, and targets funds to embassy security, global health, refugee, and democracy programs. In order to make these focused investments, the bill reduces funds in nonessential or lower-priority areas. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Services Bill
    Jun 10, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 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. The bill totals $20.2 billion in funding – $1.3 billion below the fiscal year 2015 enacted level and $4.8 billion below the President’s budget request. More
  • Fiscal Year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill Passes House
    Jun 9, 2015  - The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill (H.R. 2577) on a vote of 216 -210. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Interior and Environment Bill
    Jun 9, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. More
  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science Bill
    Jun 3, 2015  - The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill (H.R. 2578) on a vote of 242-183. 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
  • House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Bill
    Jun 2, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The bill will now head to the House floor for consideration. 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 2016 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Jun 2, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the State Department and foreign assistance – prioritizing funding for American security efforts abroad, as well as critical humanitarian aid to areas facing war, conflict, and instability. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science Bill
    May 20, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill on a voice vote. 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
  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill
    May 19, 2015  - The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill (H.R. 2250) on a vote of 357-67. The bill provides annual funding for the offices of Members of the House of Representatives, the support agencies of Congress, security, services for visitors, and Capitol operations and maintenance. More
  • House Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Bill
    May 19, 2015  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the subcommittee draft of the fiscal year 2016 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. In total, the bill provides $578.6 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $24.4 billion above the fiscal year 2015 enacted level and $800 million above the President’s request. More