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Appropriations Committee Announces Members’ Day Hearings

Members’ Days, held in late February and early March, provide opportunity for all Members of the House of Representatives to present their priorities to the Committee

Washington, February 8, 2017

House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced that each of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees will convene Members’ Day hearings in February and March.

“The Appropriations Committee values the input and perspective of every Member of Congress and the people they represent. It is my goal to involve all Members in the appropriations process from the outset,” Chairman Frelinghuysen said. “These Members’ Day hearings will allow the Committee to listen and allow each Member of the House to have his or her voice heard and to have a hand in crafting 12 appropriations bills that reflect the concerns and priorities of the American people.”

The hearings are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Legislative Branch – February 15, 2 p.m.

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs – February 16, 9:30 a.m.

Commerce, Justice, and Science – February 28, 10:30 a.m.

Interior – February 28, 1:30 p.m.

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education – March 1, 10 a.m.

Homeland Security – March 1, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Energy and Water – March 8, 10 a.m.

Financial Services – March 8, 2 p.m.

Defense – March 9, 9:30 a.m.

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development – March 9, 10 a.m.

Agriculture – March 9, 2 p.m.

State, Foreign Operations – March 16, 10 a.m.

Instructions for how Members may request to testify, including how to submit testimony for the record, are available here.

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