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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.
December 17, 2010 Press Release
The House passed H.J. Res. 105, by voice vote, to extend the Continuing Resolution (CR) the government is currently operating under until December 21, 2010. The current CR expires on December 18.- Bill Text
December 7, 2010 Press Release
This funding Act freezes FY 2011 discretionary appropriations at the FY 2010 level; providing $45.9 billion less than the President requested for the year.Within that ceiling, the measure adjusts funding between programs and accounts to deal with current demands and workloads and avoid furloughs.The House passed the bill by a vote of 212 to 206.- Bill Summary- Bill Text- Obey Floor Statement

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