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  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on Hurricane Harvey Relief
    Aug 29, 2017  - “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the individuals, families, and communities that have been ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. We commend FEMA, the Department of Defense, and the other federal and state agencies on the ground and so many private organizations, like the American Red Cross, for their ongoing efforts to rescue, house and assist thousands of people in need." More
  • National Security Funding Bill Approved by the House
    Jul 27, 2017  - The House of Representatives today approved the Department of Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 3219) to provide funding for national security for the 2018 fiscal year. The bill, also known as the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, was passed on a vote of 235-192. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Jul 19, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation funds the State Department, the United States Agency for International Development, and other international activities. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Funding Bill
    Jul 19, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the draft fiscal year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) funding bill on a vote of 28-22. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and other related agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Interior and Environment Bill
    Jul 18, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill on a vote of 30-21. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on National Security Appropriations Legislative Package
    Jul 18, 2017  - “The highest priority of Congress is to ensure the safety and security of our nation and to guarantee the future of our great democracy - this critical national security legislation needs to head to the floor. All of our Appropriations bills contain important funding for essential programs that serve the American people. I am committed to getting these security bills, as well as every single one of the remaining eight Appropriations bills, through the legislative process and to the President’s desk.” More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Bill
    Jul 18, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved its proposed fiscal year 2018 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill on a vote of 30-22. The bill targets critical programs such as aviation security, border and immigration enforcement, customs activities, protection against cyberterrorism, natural disaster response, and efforts to stop the smuggling of drugs and people into the U.S. The legislation also includes $1.6 billion for physical barrier construction along the U.S. southern border. 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 Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Services Bill
    Jul 13, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill on a vote of 31-21. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other related agencies. More
  • Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill
    Jul 13, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill on a vote of 31-21. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. More