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February 25, 2015 Press Release

Secretary Jewell, I join with Chairman Calvert in welcoming you to the subcommittee today. I appreciate that you and Deputy Secretary Connor are here to provide insight into the fiscal year 2016 budget request for the Department of the Interior and to answer any questions we may have.

                                                     

February 25, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) examined the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposed 2016 budget with Secretary Sylvia Burwell today. Secretary Burwell testified before the subcommittee responsible for funding HHS today, on which DeLauro is the Senior Democrat, in Burwell’s first appearance before an Appropriations subcommittee.

February 25, 2015 Press Release

I’d like to thank Chairman Cole and Ranking Member DeLauro for holding this hearing today.  Chairman Cole, welcome back to the subcommittee.  It’s been my pleasure working with you on these issues in the past, and I look forward to working together, with Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member DeLauro, to continue funding these important investments.  And to Secretary Burwell, we are pleased to have

February 25, 2015 Press Release

Chief Dine, welcome back to the subcommittee.

First, I want to thank your department, officers and civilians, for the work they do to keep us safe.

Chief Dine, as you know better than most, your mission is of the utmost importance.  We have to get it right. 

In previous oversight hearings, this subcommittee has stressed the need to balance security with access. 

February 25, 2015 Press Release

Secretary Kerry, welcome back.  You continue to represent our country with passion and dedication, and I thank you for your tireless efforts.  Since you were sworn in two years ago, you have worked diligently on both Middle East Peace and Iranian nuclear negotiations; faced nonstop crisis in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine; and consistently worked to counter terrorism and advocate for human rights and

February 25, 2015 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  It is good to be here this afternoon at the first of the subcommittee’s seven scheduled hearings.

February 25, 2015 Press Release

Secretary Kerry, welcome back.  You continue to represent our country with passion and dedication, and I thank you for your tireless efforts.  Since you were sworn in two years ago, you have worked diligently on both Middle East Peace and Iranian nuclear negotiations; faced nonstop crisis in Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine; and consistently worked to counter terrorism and advocate for human rights and

February 23, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40), Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-17), Ranking Democrat on the full Appropriations Committee, today announced united support of all 188 voting Democrats for their bill H.R.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

Mr. Lopez, welcome to your first hearing before the Subcommittee. I look forward to your testimony and thank you for joining us today.

February 11, 2015 Press Release

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), who has been recommended to be Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, today introduced H.R.

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