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May 10, 2012 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the fiscal year 2013 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill (H.R. 5326), which 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 for the next fiscal year.
May 9, 2012 Statements

It is my honor to present to the Subcommittee the fiscal year 2013 appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

Similar to the Subcommittee’s work over the past two fiscal years, the bill before us today demonstrates how we can sufficiently fund vital security programs while also reducing discretionary spending overall.

May 9, 2012 Statements

Good morning and welcome to the Subcommittee markup of the fiscal year 2013 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill.

May 9, 2012 Statements

I am pleased to begin the consideration of H.R. 5326, making appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies. The bill provides funding for programs whose impacts range from the safety of people in their homes and communities to the farthest reaches of space.

May 9, 2012 Statements

Thank you, Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Price. As we meet today to address the funding of the Department of Homeland Security, I wish to extend my congratulations to both of you and the subcommittee staffs on both sides who have put in long hours to craft this important piece of legislation.

May 9, 2012 Statements

I thank the Chairwoman for yielding, and I congratulate her and Ranking Member Lowey on producing a fiscal year 2013 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill. The Chairwoman, Ranking Member, and staff on both sides have worked tirelessly to bring this important legislation before the subcommittee today.

May 8, 2012 Statements

Mr. Chairman, I rise today in support of HR 5326, the Fiscal Year 2013 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill.

May 8, 2012 Statements

I thank Chairman Culberson for yielding, and I congratulate him and Ranking Member Bishop on producing a bipartisan fiscal year 2013 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. The Chairmen, Ranking Member, and staff have worked tirelessly to bring this important legislation before the subcommittee today. 

May 8, 2012 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2013 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill totals $40.1 billion in regular discretionary funding, which is $2 billion or 5% below last year’s level.

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