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February 12, 2011 Press Release
House Republicans have cobbled together a proposed budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year that would represent a serious setback to economic recovery and would increase unemployment across the nation
February 11, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams, testifying today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice Science and Related Agencies (CJS) strongly advocated "justice reinvestment" strategies to slash recidivism and promote re-entry of ex-offenders into society while making streets safer and saving taxpayers dollars.
February 9, 2011 Press Release
Today the GOP majority put out a list of planned cuts based on a budget that was never enacted into law, leaving the public to do the math and guesswork of their impact.
February 9, 2011 Press Release
Today the GOP majority put out a list of planned cuts based on a budget that was never enacted into law, leaving the public to do the math and guesswork of their impact.
February 8, 2011 Press Release
Mr. Chairman I am concerned that the budget allocations we are considering today will disrupt even the meager job gains we are seeing. Jamming on the fiscal brakes so quickly will have the opposite effect of what you intend: it will inhibit job growth by slowing down economic growth and increasing the deficit.
February 8, 2011 Press Release
Mr. Chairman I am concerned that the budget allocations we are considering today will disrupt even the meager job gains we are seeing. Jamming on the fiscal brakes so quickly will have the opposite effect of what you intend: it will inhibit job growth by slowing down economic growth and increasing the deficit.
January 19, 2011 Press Release
Today the Democratic Caucus of the House Appropriations Committee met to select subcommittee assignments for the 112th Congress.
January 19, 2011 Press Release
Today the Democratic Caucus of the House Appropriations Committee met to select subcommittee assignments for the 112th Congress.
December 22, 2010 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government operating until March 4, 2011 by a vote of 193 to 165.  The bill was passed by the Senate earlier in the day by a vote of 79 to 16.  

December 21, 2010 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.Longtime congressional staffer David Pomerantz will be the new Democratic Staff Director of the House Appropriations Committee.

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