Homeland Security

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA), Ranking Member

David Price (NC)

Henry Cuellar (TX)

Marcy Kaptur (OH)





Department of Homeland Security

Recent Activity

January 13, 2015 Press Release

FY 2015 Budget Authority:      $39.67 billion
FY 2015 Budget Request:        $38.2 billion
FY2014 Enacted level:             $39.27 billion


Highlights and Key Points:

December 9, 2014 Press Release

The agreement includes a Continuing Resolution until February 27th for agencies within the Homeland Security Subcommittee.  The agreement maintains the Fiscal Year 2014 spend rate of $39.270 billion.


Additional provisions in the current CR and carried forward under the new CR:

October 14, 2014 Page

Previous Homeland Security 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.
March 26, 2014 Press Release

Administrator Fugate, thank you for joining us this morning to discuss FEMA’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.  Your tenure has been a busy one, particularly in 2011, which brought a record high 99 Major Disaster Declarations, along with 29 Emergency Declarations and 114 Fire Management Assistance Declarations, also a record level.   Since 2011, we have seen an additional 109 Major Declara

March 25, 2014 Press Release

Administrator Pistole, thank you for joining us this morning to discuss the Transportation Security Administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2015.  Your agency has a uniquely difficult task:  broadly securing the transportation sector, including not only aviation, but also rail, mass transit, highways, and pipelines. 

March 13, 2014 Press Release

Good morning gentlemen.  We appreciate your appearing before the subcommittee, and we appreciate your service to the country, particularly during this time of transition for U.S.

March 12, 2014 Press Release

Admiral Papp, we are glad to have you before the subcommittee today to discuss the Coast Guard’s budget request for fiscal year 2015.  And because this is your last appearance before the subcommittee to testify in support of the Coast Guard’s budget as Commandant, I want to take the opportunity to thank you for your service:  to the Coast Guard, the Department of Homeland Security, and the nati

March 11, 2014 Press Release

I’d like to thank Chairman Rogers, Judge Carter, and Ranking Member Price for their leadership.  This subcommittee values our role in protecting our homeland as well as the bipartisan working relationship we foster to meet this goal.