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  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Funding Bill
    Jul 12, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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 Releases Fiscal Year 2018 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Jul 12, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2018 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the State Department, the United States Agency for International Development, and other international activities. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill
    Jul 12, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation provides annual funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy (DOE), and other related agencies. More
  • Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
    Jul 12, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation funds important agricultural and food programs and services, including food and medical product safety, animal and plant health programs, rural development and farm services, agricultural trade, financial marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Homeland Security Bill
    Jul 11, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released its proposed fiscal year 2018 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill, which will be considered tomorrow by the subcommittee. 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 Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Interior and Environment Bill
    Jul 11, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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
  • 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
  • Fiscal Year 2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Approved
    Jun 29, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The bill provides annual funding for the offices of Members of the House of Representatives, the support agencies of Congress, security and police forces, services for visitors, and Capitol operations and maintenance. More
  • House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Bill
    Jun 29, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Defense Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation funds the Department of Defense – including operations, readiness activities, and health and quality-of-life programs for our troops and military families. More
  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Services Bill
    Jun 28, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2018 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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