Senate Appropriations Committee
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Robert Mueller testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee about the FBI's proposed budget estimates for FY2014 on Capitol Hill May 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Eric Holder has tapped the FBI to lead an investigation into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service gave extra scrutiny to tax exemption requests from conservative organizations with names including 'Tea Party' and 'Patriot.'
As a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I fought to include $150 million in the Defense Appropriations bill because the USS Miami is a significant investment in our national security, and it must return to our fleet as soon as possible
Today, the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association’s endorsement and the Senate Appropriations Committee’s overwhelming vote show that the efforts behind giving the voters of Miami-Dade County the final say on the future of Super Bowls, BCS Championships and international soccer in Miami continues to grow ... The people of Miami-Dade know that modernizing Sun Life Stadium will create thousands of jobs, pump millions of dollars into our local economy, and help make Miami the hub of soccer in North America.
Charlie has been the Senate’s leading expert on the defense budget for most of that time, and became the 23rd Staff Director of the Senate Appropriations Committee in 2009. His tireless contributions to our nation have been outstanding.More quotes »
Pincus: Who will stop kicking the fiscal can down the road?
in the next 14 days.Now it's now up to the Senate to act.Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski , D-Md., the new chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee , told reporters Thursday that she has been working with the panel's ranking Republican , Richard C. Shelby , Read more »
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Five Autism Bills Head to Senate Floor
24, 2013) -- Five bills designed to improve the operation of Regional Centers have been voted out of the state Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the Senate floor. The legislation is in addition to a measure already approved by the Senate, SB.126, from Autism Speaks Read more »
On Thursday, Senate Bill 47 authored by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The bill will prohibit future assault weapons sold in California from having a “bullet button,” which allows a user from San Mateo Daily Journal Read more »
Tax bills fail to advance out of California Senate committee
aimed at creating new taxes on Californians were held by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday, making it extremely unlikely that the taxes on cigarettes, soda, strip clubs, plastic bags or oil extraction will become law this year. The committee, from Sacramento Bee Read more »
Former Palma students will share in $16.5 million settlement in sexual abuse cases
On Thursday, a bill that would extend the civil statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims passed the state Senate Appropriations Committee and moved toward a full vote on the Senate floor. Nine former Palma High School students are among the 400 people from Monterey County Herald Read more »
Three taxes fizzle for now
Senate Appropriations Committee suspended consideration of the tax proposals amid its review of scores of bills to meet a legislative deadline. The levy on cigarettes could be heard later this year while the authors of the soda and oil severance taxes expect from Albequerque Express Read more »