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  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on New Supplemental Funding Request for Hurricane Recovery and Wildfires

    Oct 4, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today received a new request from the White House for emergency funding for hurricane recovery and wildfire aid. The request includes $12.8 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) and $576.5 million for wildfire recovery. Also included is $16 billion for debt relief for the federal flood insurance program, which now needs additional funds to make necessary insurance claims payments to individuals. More
  • Government-Wide Funding Legislation Approved by the House

    Sep 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

    Sep 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
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill

    Jul 17, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill on a vote of 31-20. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill

    Jul 10, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2018 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 $56.5 billion in discretionary spending – $1.1 billion below fiscal year 2017 and $8.6 billion above the request. This funding is targeted to essential investments in transportation infrastructure investments, as well as fundamental community development and housing programs. More
  • Comprehensive Government Funding Bill Released

    May 1, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill, the legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Names Vice Chairs of the Appropriations Subcommittees

    Mar 2, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today named the Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 115th Congress. More
  • Appropriations Committee Announces Members’ Day Hearings

    Feb 8, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced that each of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees will convene Members’ Day hearings in February and March. More
  • Appropriations Committee Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces Staff Assignments

    Feb 2, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced several new hires and the staff assignments for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces GOP Subcommittee Memberships for the 115th Congress

    Jan 11, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced the Republican membership of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 115th Congress. More