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Government-Wide Funding Legislation Approved by the House
September 14, 2017 - The House of Representatives today passed a package of funding bills (H.R. 3354) to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. The package of bills contains the full legislation and funding for all of the 12 annual Appropriations bills, and totals $1.2 trillion, including $87 billion in funding for Global War on Terror (GWOT)/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). This legislation funds critical federal programs such as our national defense, invests in proven and effective government activities, and helps reduce unnecessary and wasteful spending. More

Emergency Disaster Aid and Continuation of Government Funding Approved
September 8, 2017 - The House of Representatives today approved a final bill to provide additional emergency assistance to respond to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, to raise the debt ceiling to allow the United States to meet its financial obligations, and to allow for the continuation of vital government programs and services. The legislation will now be sent to the President for his signature. More

Chairman Frelinghuysen Floor Statement on Senate Amendment to H.R. 601
September 8, 2017 - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today gave the following statement on the House floor to present the Senate amendment to H.R. 601 that will provide emergency relief for Hurricane Harvey and Irma, continue funding for the federal government, extend the debt limit, and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program: More

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