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Chairman Rogers Hails Completion of all 12 Appropriations Bills in Committee

Washington, July 14, 2016

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today released the following statement after the Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill, the twelfth and final bill for the 2017 appropriations cycle:

“Today and over the past several months, the Appropriations Committee honored regular order, considering and approving every single one of the 12 annual appropriations bills. We held over a hundred hearings and marked up each one in subcommittee and full committee, with an open and thorough amendment process that let all voices be heard. I’m proud that we are fulfilling our congressional duty on behalf of the American people and funding the government responsibly. I look forward to continuing to move forward on these critical bills to get them through the House and Senate and signed into law.”

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