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May 15, 2019 Statement
"This bill rejects cuts proposed by the Trump Administration, including those that would have harmed the ability of the EPA to keep our communities safe and healthy. The President’s budget defunded the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and decimated scientific research to combat climate change. Instead, we are choosing to make important investments to protect the air we breathe and the water we drink. We are prioritizing our federal trust and treaty responsibilities to provide for the health, safety, and education of our Native American brothers and sisters."
May 15, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released its report accompanying the fiscal year 2020 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs appropriations bill.
May 15, 2019 Statement
"With increased investments through this Committee, we can rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, protect our environment, and foster safe communities. This year’s Energy and Water Development bill accomplishes this goal by investing $46.6 billion to address climate change, improve infrastructure, and strengthen national security, an increase of $1.8 billion above the Fiscal Year 2019 enacted level."
May 15, 2019 Statement
"This bill makes critical investments toward combating climate change, strengthening our nation’s energy and water infrastructure, and responsibly funding our nation’s nuclear deterrent, while providing the means to secure vulnerable nuclear material both at home and abroad. This bill rejects the President’s drastic and short-sighted proposed cuts– including a 12% decrease to the Department of Energy, a 31% decrease to the Army Corps of Engineers, and a 28% decrease to the Bureau of Reclamation – and instead increases investments to these important programs."
May 15, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill provides $690.2 billion in new discretionary spending authority for the Department of Defense for functions under the Defense Subcommittee’s jurisdiction, an increase of $15.8 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level, and $8 billion below the President’s budget request. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.
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May 15, 2019 Statement
"National defense is of paramount importance, and our committee’s commitment to securing American interests at home and abroad should transcend party lines. The world becomes more dangerous each day, and we must be united to ensure our armed services have the equipment, training, and resources to succeed at every level."
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May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, May 15.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The legislation funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior programs, the Department of Energy, and other related agencies.

May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Defense funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, May 15.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release
The House today passed legislation, on a bipartisan vote of 257-150, to provide relief and recovery assistance for Americans affected by hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters.

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