Appropriations (112th Congress)

Recent Activity

Dec 18, 2012 Press Release
“It is with sad hearts that my wife Cynthia and I express our deep condolences to Senator Inouye’s family and his many, many friends here in Washington, in Hawaii, and across the country."
Dec 7, 2012 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today stated that the White House request for disaster funding for Hurricane Sandy recovery will receive thorough consideration by the House Appropriations Committee. The request was relayed to the Congress today, and asks Congress for a total of $60.4 billion in various short- and long-term recovery efforts.
Nov 29, 2012 Press Release
The House Republican Steering Committee today approved six new Members to serve on the House Appropriations Committee in the 113th Congress.
Nov 28, 2012 Press Release
Today, the House Republican Conference elected Congressman Hal Rogers to a second term as Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations. Read Chairman Rogers' statement here.
Oct 2, 2012 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers blasted today’s decision by the Obama Administration to ignore Congressional objections and move to buy Thomson Prison – a long-closed detention facility in Illinois. The controversial Thomson Prison was the site proposed by the Obama Administration for use as a facility to house Guantanamo Bay detainees on U.S. soil, and attempts to open the prison with taxpayer dollars have been met with strong objections from Congress and the American people.
Sep 13, 2012 Press Release
The U.S. House today approved H.J.Res. 117, the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government until March 27, 2013. The temporary funding measure continues funding at the current rate of operations for federal agencies, programs and services, and provides funding for FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund, for relief and recovery following disasters such as the recent Hurricane Isaac.
Sep 10, 2012 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today introduced a temporary funding measure – known as a Continuing Resolution (CR) – to prevent a government shutdown and fund federal programs until March 27, 2013 (H.J.Res 117).
Jul 26, 2012 Article

Today we will discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s Chemical Security Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. To help us better understand the difficulties that this program has experienced, we welcome NPPD Deputy Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding and Mr. Steven Caldwell from the Government Accountability Office.