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  • Government-Wide Funding Legislation Released

    Mar 21, 2018  - The House Appropriations Committee today introduced legislation to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. The bill contains the full legislation and funding for all of the 12 annual Appropriations bills. It totals $1.3 trillion, including $78.1 billion in funding for the Global War on Terror (GWOT)/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). Total base funding, excluding OCO and emergencies, is $1.2 trillion. More
  • House Passes Continuing Resolution to Prevent Government Shutdown and Fund National Defense

    Feb 6, 2018  - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved funding to extend federal operations, and to fund the Department of Defense for the 2018 Fiscal Year. The Continuing Resolution (CR) is a stopgap measure that will maintain government funding through March 23, 2018. In absence of this legislation, existing funding would run out on February 8, 2018. More
  • House Again Passes Bill to Fund the Department of Defense

    Jan 30, 2018  - The House of Representatives today re-passed legislation to fund the Department of Defense for the 2018 Fiscal Year. The bill, which was introduced and passed in the House twice since July 2017, has not been acted on by the Senate. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Statement on FY 2018 Defense Appropriations Bill

    Jan 30, 2018  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen made the following statement on the House floor today in support of H.R. 695, a bill that provides full-year funding for the Department of Defense for Fiscal Year 2018. More
  • Bill to Fund the Department of Defense Re-Introduced

    Jan 25, 2018  - The House Appropriations Committee today re-introduced legislation to fund the Department of Defense for the 2018 Fiscal Year. The bill (H.R. 4877), which was introduced and passed in the House twice since July 2017, has not been acted on by the Senate. More
  • House Approves Two Bills to Continue Government Operations and Provide Emergency Disaster Aid

    Dec 21, 2017  - The U.S. House of Representatives today approved two pieces of legislation to temporarily continue government funding until January 19, 2018, and to provide $81 billion in disaster relief for those affected by recent hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters. More
  • Chairman Frelinghuysen Floor Statement on H.R. 4667, a Bill Making Further Supplemental Appropriations for Hurricane and Wildfire Recovery

    Dec 21, 2017  - House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen gave the following statement on the House floor today in support of H.R 4667, a bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for hurricane and wildfire recovery. More
  • Emergency Disaster Aid Package Introduced

    Dec 18, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced a bill to provide additional emergency assistance for recent hurricanes, wildfires in California, and related agriculture losses. The bill, H.R. 4667, totals $81 billion, and targets funds to programs to continue relief and recovery efforts in all of the affected communities, including in Texas, Florida, California, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. More
  • Resolution Introduced to Fund National Defense, Extend Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Continue Short-Term Government Operations

    Dec 13, 2017  - House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced legislation to fully fund national defense programs for the entire fiscal year (including emergency funding for missile defense activities), to continue the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and to maintain current federal operations and prevent a government shutdown (H.J. Res 124). 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