Appropriations (112th Congress)

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Jun 6, 2011 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today applauded the passage of the fiscal year 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill (H.R 2017), the first FY12 appropriations bill considered by the House of Representatives. Overall, the FY 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill provides $40.6 billion in total non-emergency funding for the various programs and agencies within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Jun 6, 2011 Article

The House today will consider the fiscal year 2012 Homeland Security Appropriations bill – the first of the 12 annual funding bills to move to the floor this year. The legislation targets funding to critical homeland security programs and operations, while helping to address the urgent need to reduce spending to rein in the nation’s unprecedented deficits and debt.

Jun 6, 2011 Article

“We can all agree that our nation’s service-members and veterans deserve the utmost quality of care and respect for their service and sacrifice, and it’s a pleasure to be able to support them.

Jun 6, 2011 Article

"It’s been a pleasure to work with my Ranking Member, Mr. Bishop, in this inaugural year of my Chairmanship. He has been by my side through every hearing we have had this year, providing thoughtful insights. His prior experience with the agencies has been most helpful.

Jun 6, 2011 Article

“As President Eisenhower famously said, our country is entitled to both safety AND solvency. ‘We need an adequate defense, but every arms dollar we spend above adequacy has a long-term weakening effect upon the nation and its security,’ he said.

Jun 6, 2011 Article

"It is my honor to present to the Committee the fiscal year 2012 appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

"This bill before us today, perhaps more than any other bill, exemplifies the difficult choices that need to be made in order to address our Nation’s fiscal crisis.

Jun 6, 2011 Press Release

In the first full Committee mark-up of the year, the House Appropriations Committee approved two annual funding bills – the Homeland Security Appropriations bill and the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill – both of which will now move to the House floor for consideration.

Jun 6, 2011 Article

House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers made the following statement at today's Subcommittee mark up of the Fiscal Year 2012 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Appropriations Act:

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