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Jun 6, 2011 Statements

“I would like to thank Mr. Pastor and all members for their participation in putting this bill together and in many oversight hearings.

Jun 6, 2011 Statements
“The fiscal situation confronting our nation is of immediate importance."
Jun 6, 2011 Statements

The House today will consider the fiscal year 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill – the first of the 12 annual funding bills to move to the floor this year. The legislation targets funding to critical homeland security programs and operations, while helping to address the urgent need to reduce spending to rein in the nation’s unprecedented deficits and debt.

Jun 6, 2011 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which will be considered in the Energy and Water Subcommittee tomorrow.

Jun 6, 2011 Statements

“The agencies and programs in this Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill will receive a total of $125.5 billion in both discretionary and mandatory funding, a reduction of more than $7 billion from the President’s request.

Jun 6, 2011 Press Release

The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2012 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will fund the various programs within the Department of Agriculture and related agencies. In total, the legislation includes $125.5 billion in both discretionary and mandatory funding, a reduction of more than $7 billion from the President’s request.

Jun 6, 2011 Statements

“I appreciate having the opportunity to speak on this bill as we move forward with the 2012 appropriations process.

Jun 6, 2011 Statements

"We have before us today the Chairman’s mark of the fiscal year 2012 appropriations bill and report for Agriculture, Rural Development, the Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. Members and staffs have had 24 hours to review the bill language. Staff has had an opportunity to review the report.

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