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July 7, 2020 Statement
"So, working together and building on the efforts we have made together thus far, we advance today’s bill, making investments for the nation: for health, for education, and for good-paying, safe and secure jobs, and to address the disparities in these areas that have been exposed by this virus."
July 7, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill.
July 7, 2020 Statement
"Whether it’s the medical innovations that will lead to cures and vaccines, investments to strengthen public health infrastructure, or support for schools, college affordability, child care, or workplace protections, the bill before us builds on our commitment to invest for the people."
July 7, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill.
July 7, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Defense funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow.
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July 7, 2020 Statement
"The Fiscal Year 2021 Energy and Water Development bill would provide $49.6 billion to improve infrastructure, address climate change, and strengthen national security."
July 7, 2020 Statement
"This bill makes critical investments to combat climate change, strengthen our nation’s energy and water infrastructure, and responsibly fund our nation’s nuclear deterrent while rejecting the Administration’s dangerous plan to restart nuclear explosive testing."
July 7, 2020 Statement
"There are a lot of needs and good causes within the jurisdiction of our subcommittee, and we’ve tried to take care of the highest priorities throughout the bill with the amounts available to us. Fundamentally, our bill provides the necessary increases to support the staffing and other resources needed by Congress to do its job well, to maintain and build analytic capacity in the Legislative Branch."
July 7, 2020 Statement
"As our nations weathers the COVID-19 pandemic, we must ensure that members of Congress can effectively work on behalf of their constituents and that legislative branch employees can perform their duties safely."
July 7, 2020 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Legislative Branch today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill. The bill appropriates a total of $4.198 billion, $207 million, or 5.2 percent, above the FY 2020 enacted level.

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