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  • 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
  • House Passes Funding Aid for Hurricane Harvey

    Sep 6, 2017  - The U.S. House today passed legislation to provide $7.85 billion to assist with relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Releases Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Legislation

    Sep 3, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today released the text of legislation to provide emergency funding to address response and recovery needs from Hurricane Harvey. House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today released the text of legislation to provide emergency funding to address response and recovery needs from Hurricane Harvey. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Announces Senior Staff Changes

    Aug 31, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen has announced the following senior staff changes at the Committee. Maureen Holohan will move to the position of Deputy Staff Director. More
  • 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
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