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September 30, 2020 Hearing
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies (116th Congress)
July 24, 2020 Press Release
The House today passed, on a 224 to 189 vote, a package of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills.
July 23, 2020 Statement
"The package is the product of months of thoughtful deliberation and input from Members on both sides of the aisle. I am proud of the work we have completed under the incredibly difficult circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. This appropriations package addresses urgent national priorities."
July 22, 2020 Statement
"The Appropriations Committee is charged with one of the most important responsibilities entrusted to Congress by the Constitution: the power of the purse. I am proud that we have used that power to make investments that will make the world better, safer, and healthier and give every person a better chance at a better life."
July 16, 2020 Press Release
In advance of Floor consideration, the House Appropriations Committee released a division-by-division summary of the first minibus of fiscal year 2021 appropriations bills. The House is expected to consider the legislation, H.R. 7608, next week.
July 10, 2020 Statement
"House Democrats reject the Trump administration’s pandering to the fossil fuel industry at the expense of the environment and our public lands. Instead, we will promote solutions that preserve our landscapes, protect endangered species, and help prevent the worst impacts of climate change."
July 10, 2020 Statement
"Last year, House Democrats secured significant new investments in environmental protection and land conservation. For fiscal year 2021, this bill builds upon those successes to advance the priorities of American families – ensuring we have clean air and water to protect our children’s health, protecting our most special places and endangered species, and taking meaningful actions to address climate change."
The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies and Legislative Branch appropriations bills.
July 7, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill.
July 7, 2020 Statement
"The Fiscal Year 2021 Interior Appropriations bill would fulfill its obligations to make sound investments to preserve our natural resources, protect Americans from environmental hazards, and meet the challenges of the climate crisis."