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Sep 7, 2011 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies.
Aug 27, 2011 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (KY-05), House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairman Robert Aderholt (AL-04) and House Appropriations Financial Services Subcommittee Chairwoman Jo Ann Emerson (MO-08) today released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invoked an “immediate needs posture” indicating that funding for the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF) has reached dangerously low levels. In addition, the DRF could be drained further with the added possibility of yet more funding needs as Hurricane Irene approaches the eastern seaboard.
Aug 19, 2011 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today stated his intention to complete the fiscal year 2012 Appropriations process as soon as possible – avoiding a potentially harmful drawn-out budget process that could further undermine the nation’s fiscal stability. In addition, Rogers reiterated his commitment to maintaining the recently passed debt-ceiling agreement, which holds discretionary spending to $1.043 trillion for fiscal year 2012.
Aug 1, 2011 Press Release
“This bill makes a large down payment on our nation’s financial future, cutting more than $900 billion over the next decade to help get our budgets back into balance."
Jul 28, 2011 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers has released a statement on the expected vote tonight to raise the debt ceiling to avoid a default on the nation’s debt, while also cutting over $900 billion in spending over ten years.
Jul 27, 2011 Statements
"With respect to countries that have provided challenges to U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy, funds are only made available after these governments have met tough conditions."
Jul 27, 2011 Statements

"Good morning and welcome to the subcommittee markup of the fiscal year 2012 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill.

Jul 26, 2011 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2012 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill includes a total of $39.6 billion in regular discretionary funding, which is $8.6 billion or 18% below last year’s level.
Jul 25, 2011 Statements
"We can’t simply fund unnecessary and ineffective programs when we are borrowing 40-plus cents on every dollar – we just can’t afford it."
Jul 25, 2011 Statements

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Chairman Mike Simpson today made the following remarks on the floor of the House while presenting H.R. 2584, the Fiscal Year 2012 Interior, Environment and Related Appropriations Act:

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