Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today offered legislation on the floor of the House that contains historic spending cuts of nearly $40 billion – the largest single non-defense cut in history. The Continuing Resolution (CR) will also fund the nation’s military and federal government operations for the remainder of the fiscal year.
The final Continuing Resolution (CR) legislation for fiscal year 2011 unveiled today by House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers contains historic spending cuts of nearly $40 billion, and will provide funding to keep the federal government operating for the remainder of the fiscal year.
The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies scheduled Public Witness Days involving Native American issues have been rescheduled for May 3 and 4, 2011.
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers has announced that a bi-partisan, bi-cameral agreement on spending for the remainder of the fiscal year has been reached. The agreement between House, Senate, and White House negotiators will prevent a government shutdown, fund the entire federal government until September 30, 2011, and provide essential funding for national defense.
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today offered legislation on the floor of the House to prevent a government shutdown by extending federal funding for one additional week.
The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Legislative Branch will hold their Member and Public Witness hearing on May 11, 2011, at 11:00 AM.
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today introduced another temporary funding measure – known as a Continuing Resolution (CR) – to prevent a government shutdown for an additional week while cutting a total of $12 billion in discretionary spending. The measure also includes funding for the Department of Defense for the remainder of the current fiscal year.
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to put aside political games and budget gimmicks to come to a final budget agreement that includes real, substantive spending cuts to help put the nation on a more sustainable fiscal path.
The statement by Chairman Rogers follows:
The House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies has issued instructions for Members and Outside Witness Testimony for Fiscal Year 2012.
These instructions can be found here: /_files/OutsideWitnessInstructionsAgApprops.pdf
Supplemental “deal” just another budget gimmick