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May 28, 2014 Press Release

Highlights of 2015 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Act

2014 enacted:                         $51.6 billion               

2015 President’s request:       $51.0 billion

2015 Committee mark:          $51.2 billion


The Chairman’s mark provides:

May 28, 2014 Press Release

  I rise to offer to the House our support for the base bill. The chairman of this committee, whom I have had the honor to work with for a number of years, has laid out in some detail some of the appropriations in this bill. And as our Constitution requires, no dollar out of our Treasury shall be appropriated, except by act of Congress. So we are here in our constitutional roles.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

First, I would like to thank Mr. Latham and Mr. Pastor for including language in the manager’s amendment that designates some unexpended funds at the FRA for activities related to improving the rail transport of energy products like crude oil.

May 20, 2014 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

I appreciate the efforts of Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr to put together this bill, which provides adequate funding for vital programs such as international food aid, nutritional assistance, and food safety.

May 8, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) today decried the proposed allocations for labor, health and education programs, which were opposed by all Democrats on the Appropriations Committee. DeLauro is the senior Democrat on the Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Subcommittee.

May 8, 2014 Press Release

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

It may come as no surprise that I rise to oppose the subcommittee allocations offered today by the Chairman.

May 8, 2014 Press Release

Neuroscience funding was one of several key priorities championed by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) that received a boost in today’s full Appropriations Committee markup of the FY 15 Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Appropriations Act.

May 7, 2014 Press Release

Thank you Mr. Chairman. 

I want to thank you for listening to our concerns and for keeping an open dialogue as we have moved through the process. 

The Chairman received a tough allocation.  On paper, it looks like the allocation is nearly $1.2 billion higher than last year.  Don’t be deceived.

May 1, 2014 Press Release

Madam Chair, I yield myself such time as I may consume.

   First, I want to thank Chairman Rogers and my ranking member, Nita Lowey, for the commitment that they made to regular order, which is why we have our second appropriations bill on the House floor by May 1. It is my hope that we can stay true to this commitment throughout the remainder of this year.

April 30, 2014 Press Release

Mr. Chairman. As you all know, this bill has a strong reputation for finding bipartisan common ground as members work together to fund the construction of military facilities and strive to improve the quality of life and care afforded to our veterans and military families. Once again, Chairman Culberson has continued this tradition.