Press Releases

May 9, 2019 Press Release
Legislation rejects the President’s proposed 21 percent cut to the State Department, USAID, and related programs and increases funding by $2.2 billion above FY19 enacted levels; Bill restores funding for critical diplomatic, development, and humanitarian programs, ensuring robust U.S. engagement with key international partners and programs
The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Friday, May 10. The legislation funds the Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development, and other international programs and activities.
May 8, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies bill on a vote of 30 to 23. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and other related agencies, including the Social Security Administration.
May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today approved allocations, known as 302(b)s, for its 12 subcommittees for fiscal year 2020 on a vote of 30 to 22.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its reports accompanying the fiscal year 2020 Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bills.

The Legislative Branch bill appropriates a total of $3.943 billion in base discretionary funding (excluding Senate items), $135 million more than in FY 2019.

May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released its fiscal year 2020 302(b) subcommittee allocations and its report accompanying the fiscal year 2020 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

May 1, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the legislation provides $108.1 billion in discretionary funding – $10 billion above the fiscal year 2019 enacted level.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. The bill appropriates a total of $3.943 billion, $135 million or 3.6 percent more than in FY 2019.
May 1, 2019 Press Release
“Through its callous immigration policies, the Trump administration has contributed to a humanitarian emergency on the border. As a country, we must do more to meet the needs of migrants – especially children and families – who are arriving in increasing numbers."
April 30, 2019 Press Release
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies today approved its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the bill includes $189.8 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $11.7 billion over the 2019 enacted level and $47.8 billion over the President’s 2020 budget request.
April 30, 2019 Press Release
Legislation increases discretionary funding by $10 billion from the 2019 level, upholding our commitment to servicemembers, veterans, and military families.

WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2020 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

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