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  • U.S. House Appropriations Committee Approves the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services Funding Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Economic Development and Job Creation

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the draft fiscal year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill. The legislation includes funding for programs within the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and other related agencies. In total, the draft bill includes $161.6 billion in discretionary funding, which is a reduction of $569 million below the fiscal year 2016 enacted level and $2.8 billion below the President... Read more

  • Chairman Rogers Hails Completion of all 12 Appropriations Bills in Committee
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr

    House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today released the following statement after the Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations bill, the twelfth and final bill for the 2017 appropriations cycle: “Today and over the past several months, the Appropriations Committee honored regular order, considering and approving every single one of the 12 annual appropriations bills. We held over a hundred hearings and marked up each one... Read more

  • U.S. House Passes Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on July 14, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Development and Job Creation

    The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the fiscal year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Forest Service, the Indian Health Service, and various independent and related agencies. In total, the bill provides $32.1 billion, $64 million below the fiscal year 2016 enacted level and $1 billion below the President’s budget request. Included is $480 million to fu... Read more

  • Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on July 12, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill. The legislation targets funding to U.S. foreign policy priorities, including programs that will address instability around the world. The bill focuses funding on the protection of American embassies and consulates, and support for the security of U.S. allies and partners – particularly those in strategic and vulnerable areas, including countries in the Middle East, Latin Ameri... Read more

  • U.S. House Advances Conference Report to Fight the Zika Virus, Fund Military Construction and Veterans Affairs
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House today approved the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Appropriations Act final Conference Report (House Report 114-640). The legislation now needs to be approved by the Senate, before heading to the President’s desk for final approval. In total, the legislation provides $82.5 billion in discretionary funding – $2.6 billion above the fiscal year 2016 level – for the fiscal year 2017 Military and Veterans Affairs Appropriations section of the bill. This includes... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 22, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation targets funding to U.S. foreign policy priorities, including programs that will address instability around the world. The bill focuses funding on the protection of American embassies and consulates, and support for the security of U.S. allies and partners – particularly those in strategic and vulnerable areas, ... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Development and Job Creation, Environment

    Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Bill Priorities include: reining in regulatory overreach, responsibly using the nation’s natural resources, fighting devastating wildfires, and promoting safe and reliable drinking water WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The legislation includes funding for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Age... Read more

  • House and Senate Hold Joint Conference Committee on Bill to Fund Military Construction-Veterans Affairs and Zika Response
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 15, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and National Defense

    House and Senate Hold Joint Conference Committee on Bill to Fund Military Construction-Veterans Affairs and Zika Response Legislation will provide critical funding for military infrastructure, quality of life programs for troops and their families, and domestic and international response to fight the Zika virus WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committees met today in a joint Conference Committee on the Fiscal Year 2017 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Zik... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Services Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and other related agencies. The bill totals $21.7 billion in funding – $1.5 billion below the fiscal year 2016 enacted level and $2.7 billion below the President’s budget request. The legislation targets resources ... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Homeland Security Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security and National Defense

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Appropriations Committee today released its proposed fiscal year 2017 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations bill, which will be considered tomorrow by the subcommittee. The bill targets critical programs such as aviation security, border and immigration enforcement, customs activities, the protection against cyberterrorism, natural disaster response, and efforts to stop the smuggling of drugs and people into the U.S. In total, the legislation directs $... Read more