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  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Floor Statement on H.J. Res. 123, a Continuing Resolution Providing Funding Through December 22, 2017

    Dec 7, 2017  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen made the following statement on the House floor today in support of H.J. Res. 123, a Continuing Resolution providing funding through December 22, 2017. More
  • Appropriations Committee Welcomes New Staff Members

    Dec 5, 2017  - “We are in the midst of a busy Appropriations season, and are preparing for the all fiscal work and challenges that will come next. These new staff will play a vital role putting together good legislation that will serve the American people, that protect taxpayer investments, and that ensure each dollar is spend wisely and appropriately. They represent a vast amount of experience and expertise on a wide variety of topics, and their efforts will be essential as we strive to fund the government in a timely and effective way,” Chairman Frelinghuysen said. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Introduces Resolution to Continue Government Operations and Prevent a Shutdown

    Dec 2, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced legislation to maintain current funding for federal operations and prevent a government shutdown. The Continuing Resolution (CR) is a stop-gap measure that will extend government funding until December 22, 2017. In absence of this legislation, existing funding would run out on December 8, 2017. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces Senior Staff Change

    Oct 23, 2017  - Jason Gray will move from his role as Professional Staff at the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee – where he served for over seven years – to Senior Professional Staff in the Committee’s Front Office. More
  • House Approves Emergency Hurricane and Wildfire Funding Legislation

    Oct 12, 2017  - The U.S. House today passed legislation to provide $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief and recovery (H.Res. 569) on a vote of 353-69. The bill will now move to the Senate for approval. The legislation fully funds the requests submitted to Congress from the Administration. It includes $18.7 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund (DRF), $576.5 million for wildfire-fighting efforts, and $16 billion for debt relief for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which now needs additional funds to make necessary insurance claims payments to individuals. In addition, it includes a provision for the Disaster Nutrition Assistance Program (DNAP) that enables low-income residents in Puerto Rico to receive the same emergency nutrition assistance that other hurricane-affected states already receive. More
  • House Appropriations Committee Moves Emergency Hurricane and Wildfire Funding Legislation

    Oct 10, 2017  - The House Appropriations Committee today moved forward on legislation to provide $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief and recovery. More
  • 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
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on U.S. Territories Recovering from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

    Sep 25, 2017  - "The people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands remain in our thoughts as they struggle to recover from successive Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The challenges they face are truly tremendous. But they should be reassured that they are entitled to equal treatment under the law, and the Appropriations Committee and House Leadership will assure that every step of the way." More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces Subcommittee Staff Changes

    Sep 21, 2017  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen has announced staff changes for the Homeland Security, Energy and Water, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittees. 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
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