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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 »
Democrats to unveil bill to replace budget cuts
are coming forward with details about the consequences of the cuts, which are set to take effect March 1.The Senate Appropriations Committee heard testimony from several Obama administration officials. The Pentagon , for instance, would have to furlough civilian Read more »
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Here comes Sequester: Part 2
sequester and foreign aid and environmental programs by some 15 percent. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who heads the Senate Appropriations Labor subcommittee, argued the cuts would be devastating. “Do they intend to eliminate the entire National Institutes of 6:41 AM from The Hill Read more »
Oklahoma senators embrace disaster aid after opposing Sandy relief bill
Americans in tough times and challenging circumstances," Cole said in a statement. Top Senate Democrat Harry Reid and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Barbara Mikulski, also a Democrat, both pledged that if more money was needed for Oklahoma City, 5/21/13 from Reuters Read more »
LibertyBell Civil Lawyers Cheer the Pending California Employment Law
civil lawyers encourage the passing of the new California employment law, SB 404, now pending in the Senate Appropriations Committee. The new law, introduced by Senator Jackson, amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. Law SB 404 adds “familial from PRWeb Read more »
Oregon House: Put Mark Hatfield's statue in Congress and send Jason Lee statue home
and then as a consistent champion of promoting peaceful alternatives to armed conflict. As chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee in the 1980s and 1990s, Hatfield brought home hundreds of millions of dollars in federal spending to the state -- and from Oregon Live Read more »
Diane Feinstein’s Views of NSF Political Science Funding
(NSF) political science program. As the Chairwoman of the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Senate Appropriations Subcommittee, I have long supported the funding of scientific research that advances our understanding of political science, including from The Monkey Cage Read more »