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  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 17, 2015 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The proposed legislation funds important agricultural and food programs and services, including food and medical product safety, animal and plant health programs, rural development and farm services, marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs. The bill totals $20.65 billion in discretionary funding, which is $175 million lower (1 percent) t... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2016 Interior and Environment Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 16, 2015 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, on a vote of 30-21. 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 includes $30.17 billion in base funding, a decrease of $246 million below the fiscal year 2015 enacted level and a reduction of $3 billion ... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases the Fiscal Year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services Funding Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 16, 2015 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the draft fiscal year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) funding bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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 $153 billion in discretionary funding, which is a reduction of $3.7 billion below the fiscal year 2015 e... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The legislation funds the State Department and foreign assistance – prioritizing funding for American security efforts abroad, as well as critical humanitarian aid to areas facing war, conflict, and instability. The bill also supports activities to increase stability and security in areas such as the Middle East, Ukraine, and Latin America, and targets funds to... Read more

  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Appropriations Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 11, 2015 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill (H.R. 2685) on a vote of 278-149. The legislation funds critical national security needs, military operations abroad, and health and quality-of-life programs for the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families. In total, the bill provides $578.6 billion in discretionary funding, an increase of $24.4 billion above the fiscal year 2015 enacted level and $800 million above the President’s request. This includes ... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Services Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economic Development and Job Creation

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and several other agencies. The bill totals $20.2 billion in funding – $1.3 billion below the fiscal year 2015 enacted level and $4.8 billion below the President’... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Interior and Environment Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 9, 2015 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. 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 includes $30.17 billion in base funding, a decrease of $246 million below the fiscal year 2015 enacted level... Read more

  • Fiscal Year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill Passes House
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill (H.R. 2577) on a vote of 216 -210. The legislation includes funding for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other related agencies. In total, the bill reflects an allocation of $55.3 billion in discretionary spending – an increase of $1.5 billion above fiscal year 2015 and $9.7 billion below the President’s budget request. However, given... Read more

  • House Passes Fiscal Year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House today approved the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill (H.R. 2578) on a vote of 242-183. The bill funds the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other related agencies. The legislation contains $51.4 billion in total discretionary funding, an increase of $1.3 billion over fiscal year 2015 and $661 million below the President’s reques... Read more

  • Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Bill
    Posted in U.S. House Appropriations News on June 2, 2015 | Preview rr

    The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2016 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The legislation funds the State Department and foreign assistance – prioritizing funding for American security efforts abroad, as well as critical humanitarian aid to areas facing war, conflict, and instability. The bill also supports activities to increase stability and security in areas such as the Middle East, Ukraine, and ... Read more