Press Releases

May 6, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2019 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. The legislation provides annual funding for national defense nuclear weapons activities, the Army Corps of Engineers, various programs under the Department of Energy (DOE), and other related agencies. The bill totals $44.7 billion – $1.5 billion above the fiscal year 2018 enacted level and $8.17 billion above the President’s budget request. Funding is targeted toward national security efforts – including nuclear weapons activities – and energy and water infrastructure investments. This level is in line with the overall discretionary caps put in place through the two-year budget cap agreement. ?
Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2019 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill. The legislation provides annual funding for the offices of Members of the House of Representatives, the support agencies of Congress, security and police forces, services for visitors, and Capitol operations and maintenance.
Apr 25, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2019 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation will continue to rebuild the military, providing funding to house, train, and equip military personnel, and ensure resources for military families. The bill also provides robust funding for veterans’ benefits and programs.
Mar 27, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education today announced the date for its public witness hearing.
Mar 22, 2018 Press Release
Bill will provide robust increases for national defense, infrastructure investments, border security, school safety and mental health, and to fight the nation’s opioid epidemic
Mar 21, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today introduced legislation to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. The bill contains the full legislation and funding for all of the 12 annual Appropriations bills. It totals $1.3 trillion, including $78.1 billion in funding for the Global War on Terror (GWOT)/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). Total base funding, excluding OCO and emergencies, is $1.2 trillion.
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee today released instructions for submitting outside witness testimony for the record for Fiscal Year 2019.
Mar 20, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch will hold a public witness hearing on April 17, 2018.
Mar 16, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee today released instructions for submitting outside witness testimony for the record for Fiscal Year 2019.
Mar 12, 2018 Press Release
The Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will hold American Indian and Alaska Native public witness hearings on Wednesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 10, 2018.

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