Press Releases

May 15, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies today approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the legislation invests $46.4 billion in Energy and Water Development programs, an increase of $1.8 billion from fiscal year 2019. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.
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 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 14, 2019 Press Release
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $1.73 billion from the 2019 level, protecting and preserving public lands, building resilience to climate change, strengthening environmental workforce, and ensuring access to safe drinking water

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
Legislation invests $46.4 billion in Energy and Water Development programs, an increase of $1.8 billion from fiscal year 2019, addressing climate change, improving infrastructure, and upholding our commitment to strengthening national security

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
Legislation provides $690.2 billion in discretionary spending to defend nation against evolving threats, prepare for future challenges, and meet the needs of service members and military families; Bill also protects against misappropriation of Defense funds for border wall

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.
May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill provides $56.4 billion in base discretionary funding—$2.2 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level and $13.7 billion above the President’s budget request. The bill next heads to the full Committee for markup.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 31 to 21. The legislation funds the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and other related agencies, including the American Battle Monuments Commission and Armed Forces Retirement Home.

May 9, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Legislative Branch bill on a vote of 28 to 22. The legislation funds the Legislative Branch of the U.S. government, including the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressional Budget Office, and Capitol Police.

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