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  • Conference Committees for Second and Third Appropriations Minibuses Announced

    Sep 11, 2018  - The Conference Committee on H.R. 6157 and the Conference Committee on H.R. 6147 will meet this Thursday, September 13. More
  • Conferees Named for Third Package of Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Bills

    Sep 6, 2018  - The U.S. House of Representatives today announced the Members of Congress that will participate in the Conference Committee to finalize the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment, Financial Services, Agriculture, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bills. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill

    May 23, 2018  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill on a vote of 34-17. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces Subcommittee Assignments for New Appropriations Member Rep. John Rutherford

    May 22, 2018  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced subcommittee assignments for the newest member of the Appropriations Committee, Rep. John Rutherford. Congressman Rutherford replaced retiring Rep. Charlie Dent on the Committee. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill

    May 15, 2018  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. In total, the bill reflects an allocation of $71.8 billion in discretionary spending – $1.5 billion above the fiscal year 2018 enacted level and $23.8 billion above the request. The allocation reflects the second year of the bipartisan budget agreement, and again targets resources to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure, including airports, roads, bridges, and rail. This funding will support critical infrastructure investments at the state and local level, and will provide needed resources for community development and essential housing programs. More
  • House Approves Omnibus Bill to Fund the Federal Government

    Mar 22, 2018  - Bill will provide robust increases for national defense, infrastructure investments, border security, school safety and mental health, and to fight the nation’s opioid epidemic More
  • Government-Wide Funding Legislation Released

    Mar 21, 2018  - The House Appropriations Committee today introduced legislation to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. The bill contains the full legislation and funding for all of the 12 annual Appropriations bills. It totals $1.3 trillion, including $78.1 billion in funding for the Global War on Terror (GWOT)/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). Total base funding, excluding OCO and emergencies, is $1.2 trillion. More
  • House Approves Two Bills to Continue Government Operations and Provide Emergency Disaster Aid

    Dec 21, 2017  - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved two pieces of legislation to temporarily continue government funding until January 19, 2018, and to provide $81 billion in disaster relief for those affected by recent hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters. More
  • Emergency Disaster Aid Package Introduced

    Dec 18, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced a bill to provide additional emergency assistance for recent hurricanes, wildfires in California, and related agriculture losses. The bill, H.R. 4667, totals $81 billion, and targets funds to programs to continue relief and recovery efforts in all of the affected communities, including in Texas, Florida, California, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. More
  • Resolution Introduced to Fund National Defense, Extend Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Continue Short-Term Government Operations

    Dec 13, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced legislation to fully fund national defense programs for the entire fiscal year (including emergency funding for missile defense activities), to continue the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and to maintain current federal operations and prevent a government shutdown (H.J. Res 124). More