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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:

Jul 22, 2011 Press Release
The House today approved the fiscal year 2012 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill, providing annual funding for the offices of Members of the House of Representatives, the support agencies of Congress, services for visitors, and Capitol operations and maintenance.
Jul 21, 2011 Press Release

House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch Chairman Ander Crenshaw today released the following statement in support of H.R. 2551, the Fiscal Year 2012 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill, as prepared for delivery:

Jul 21, 2011 Press Release
"If we’re trying to get back on a more sustainable course, we’ve got to cut spending wherever we can, and we’ve got to make do with less. Our constituents asked us to get our fiscal house in order, and we are leading by example with this legislation."
Jul 15, 2011 Press Release
The U.S. House today approved H.R. 2354, the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy, Water, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. The legislation provides the annual funding for the various agencies and programs under the Department of Energy, including the National Nuclear Security Administration, as well as the Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and various regional water and power authorities.