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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 20, 2020 Fact Sheet

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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 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 30 to 20. The legislation supports our military personnel, bolsters resources for military families, and provides robust funding for veterans’ benefits, healthcare, and other programs.

July 9, 2020 Statement
"This year’s Military Construction and Veterans Affairs funding bill makes critical investments in veterans and military families, reinforces our national security infrastructure, and blocks President Trump from stealing appropriated funds from servicemembers to pay for an ineffective, nativist wall or to backfill projects he already canceled for that purpose."
July 9, 2020 Statement
"The bill before us demonstrates our commitment to our servicemembers and their families and to our Veterans."
July 8, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released its fiscal year 2021 302(b) subcommittee allocations and its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2021 Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.
July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill. In total, the bill provides $250.9 billion in both discretionary and mandatory funding, an increase of $15.2 billion above the fiscal year 2020 enacted level and $2.3 billion above the President’s budget request. The legislation includes $12.5 billion in emergency spending for VA to address the rising cost of Veterans’ health care.

The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.