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  • Committee Approves Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill
    May 17, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill. The bill provides annual funding for the offices of Members of the House of Representatives, the support agencies of Congress, security and police forces, services for visitors, and Capitol operations and maintenance. More
  • House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Bill
    May 17, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill. The legislation funds critical national security needs, including military operations and readiness programs, as well as health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill
    May 17, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. More
  • Fiscal Year 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science Funding Bill Released
    May 17, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. More
  • Rogers Introduces Funding Bill to Fight the Zika Virus
    May 16, 2016  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today introduced legislation to provide funding to fight the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The bill, the Zika Response Appropriations Act, 2016, will likely be considered in the House this week. More
  • Chairman Rogers Statement on Federal Ruling in House v. Burwell
    May 12, 2016  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today released the following statement after a federal judge ruled that the Obama administration unlawfully paid billions to Obamacare health insurers without congressional approval. More
  • House Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Bill
    May 10, 2016  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the subcommittee draft of the fiscal year 2017 Defense Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds critical national security needs, including military operations and readiness programs, as well as health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families. More
  • Chairman Rogers Announces Republican Staff Hire
    Apr 25, 2016  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the hiring of Matt Leffingwell to the Republican Committee staff. Matt will serve as Director of Member Services and Coalitions, where he will manage outreach to the Republican Conference and non-government entities. More
  • Chairman Rogers Statement on Efforts to Combat Zika
    Apr 20, 2016  - House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers tonight made the following statement on efforts to combat the Zika outbreak. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
    Apr 19, 2016  - On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. 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