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July 17, 2020 Fact Sheet

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July 10, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2021 Legislative Branch bill on a vote of 30 to 18.
July 10, 2020 Statement
"The Fiscal Year 2021 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill makes key investments in our workforce – from funding for House modernization initiatives to increased resources for diversity and inclusion efforts – to more fully represent and meet the needs of the diverse communities we serve."
July 10, 2020 Statement
"The bill provides increased funding to support the staff and other resources that Congress needs to do its job well, to build analytic capacity in the Legislative Branch, and to address high-priority needs in information technology and security."
July 9, 2020 Press Release
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 Statement
"As our nations weathers the COVID-19 pandemic, we must ensure that members of Congress can effectively work on behalf of their constituents and that legislative branch employees can perform their duties safely."
July 7, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Legislative Branch today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill. The bill appropriates a total of $4.198 billion, $207 million, or 5.2 percent, above the FY 2020 enacted level.
July 7, 2020 Statement
"There are a lot of needs and good causes within the jurisdiction of our subcommittee, and we’ve tried to take care of the highest priorities throughout the bill with the amounts available to us. Fundamentally, our bill provides the necessary increases to support the staffing and other resources needed by Congress to do its job well, to maintain and build analytic capacity in the Legislative Branch."
July 6, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Legislative Branch funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the Legislative Branch of the U.S. government, including the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional Budget Office, and Capitol Police.
March 11, 2020 Statement
"GPO is now distributing more and more information by digital means, such as through its upgraded and steadily growing website now called 'GovInfo.' GPO’s fundamental function is making information about the operations of government—particularly the Congress— readily available to the public. That’s a crucial function in a democracy."