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Recent Activity

December 9, 2014 Press Release


2014 enacted level:                $51.6 billion

2015 budget request:             $51 billion

2015 Omnibus:                        $50.1 billion


Highlights and key points:

October 15, 2014 Page

Previous Commerce, Justice, and Science Bills

Fiscal Year 2014

September 16, 2014 Press Release
While it was my sincere hope that we could have completed action on all twelve Appropriations bills before the end of the fiscal year, I understand Chairman Rogers desire to quickly pass this CR and prevent another disastrous government shutdown.
May 28, 2014 Press Release

Highlights of 2015 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations Act

2014 enacted:                         $51.6 billion               

2015 President’s request:       $51.0 billion

2015 Committee mark:          $51.2 billion


The Chairman’s mark provides:

May 28, 2014 Press Release

  I rise to offer to the House our support for the base bill. The chairman of this committee, whom I have had the honor to work with for a number of years, has laid out in some detail some of the appropriations in this bill. And as our Constitution requires, no dollar out of our Treasury shall be appropriated, except by act of Congress. So we are here in our constitutional roles.

May 8, 2014 Press Release

Neuroscience funding was one of several key priorities championed by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) that received a boost in today’s full Appropriations Committee markup of the FY 15 Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Appropriations Act.

April 30, 2014 Press Release

Before I make my statement, I’d just like to take a moment to thank Chairman Wolf for his service to this Committee and our country.  Chairman Wolf, it has been a pleasure working with you on our shared commitment to keep our country safe, and I wish you the best of luck in your next chapter.                     

April 30, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) and Related Agencies joined in approval of the FY2015 CJS Appropriations Bill, praising the bipartisan nature in the subcommittee’s work and highlighting several of his own priorities.

March 4, 2014 Press Release

Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2015 budget request:

January 15, 2014 Press Release

2013 enacted level:               $50.1 billion

2014 Committee mark:         $47.4 billion

2014 Omnibus:                       $51.6 billion

·         $5.3 billion for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is $320.4 more than the 2013 enacted level.