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July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2021 bill. Total discretionary funding in the legislation is $23.98 billion, an increase of $487 million above the FY 2020 enacted level.

The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.

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July 6, 2020 Press Release
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $2.4 billion above the 2020 level, investing in education, health care, medical research, and job training so people have a better chance at a better life; To rebuild this nation’s aged public health infrastructure and to improve preparedness for future public health threats, the bill provides $24.425 billion in emergency spending to support State and local public health departments, public health laboratories, and global health activities

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow.

July 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved by voice vote it fiscal year 2021 bill. In total, the bill provides $65.87 billion in funding, an increase of $8.467 billion above the FY 2020 enacted level and $21.158 billion above the request.

The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.

July 6, 2020 Press Release
Legislation invests $49.6 billion in Energy and Water Development programs, an increase of $1.26 billion above the fiscal year 2020 enacted level, addressing climate change, improving infrastructure, and upholding our commitment to strengthening national security; In response to the economic recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic, legislation provides an additional $43.5 billion in emergency spending to repair water infrastructure and modernize energy infrastructure
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Interior programs, the Department of Energy, and other related agencies.
July 6, 2020 Press Release
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $207 million from enacted 2020 level
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Legislative Branch funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the Legislative Branch of the U.S. government, including the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional Budget Office, and Capitol Police.
July 6, 2020 Press Release
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $771 million above the FY 2020 enacted level, protecting and preserving public lands, building resilience to climate change, strengthening environmental workforce, and ensuring access to safe drinking water; Legislation provides $15 billion in emergency supplemental appropriations for investments in critical infrastructure
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency, and other related agencies, including the Indian Health Service.
July 6, 2020 Press Release
Legislation provides $50.72 billion in discretionary funding, investing in smart, effective security, resources to meet humanitarian needs of migrants, and programs proven to keep Americans safe; Bill also prohibits funding for border wall and rejects additional Border Patrol Agents and border barriers
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation provides annual funding for the components of the Department of Homeland Security.
July 5, 2020 Press Release
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $5.1 billion above the enacted 2020 level, upholding our commitment to servicemembers, Veterans, and military families; Legislation also includes $12.5 billion in emergency spending for VA to address rising cost of Veterans’ health care
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2021 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation supports our military personnel, bolsters resources for military families, and provides robust funding for veterans’ benefits, healthcare, and other programs.
July 5, 2020 Press Release
Legislation provides $23.98 billion in discretionary funding, investing in rural community infrastructure, domestic and international food programs, programs that serve farmers and ranchers, agriculture research, and oversight of the commodity futures market
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow.
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July 5, 2020 Press Release
Legislation rejects the President’s proposed 20 percent cut to the State Department, USAID, and related programs; Bill restores funding for critical diplomatic, development, and humanitarian programs and priorities, including the World Health Organization, ensuring robust U.S. engagement with key international partners, and includes emergency funding for coronavirus preparedness, response, and relief globally
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2021 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development, and other international programs and activities.

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