Press | September 19, 2017

Senator McConnell and Representative Rogers Introduce Bill to Reform Appalachian Regional Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and U.S. Representative Harold “Hal" Rogers (R-KY-05) today introduced the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Reform Act, which would reform the Commission to focus its mission on investing more in the poorest Appalachia communities. The McConnell/Rogers bill would move ARC’s headquarters from Washington, DC to a location in Appalachia. Every other regional commission has its headquarters in its respecti...


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Press | Sep 14, 2017

Congressman Rogers Applauds House Passage of Federal Spending Package for Fiscal Year 2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act (H.R. 3354) to fund the federal...

Press | Sep 12, 2017

Rogers Votes for Bill to Improve Firefighter Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) applauds the House of Representatives today for passing the bipartisan Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017, (H.R. 931), by a unanimous voi...

Press | Sep 12, 2017

Lowey, Rogers, Engel, Royce Send Bipartisan Letter to OMB Director Mulvaney on State Department Reorganization

Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY17), Harold “Hal” Rogers (R-KY5), Eliot Engel (D-NY16), and Ed Royce (R-CA39), sent a letter today to Mick Mulvaney, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), on the Office’s role in the reorganization of the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The letter was prompted by recent reports that State and USAID are scheduled to turn over their recommendations for reorganization this week.