Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration Press Releases

December 17, 2019

WASHINGTON – Today, top Appropriations Committee Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) released the following statement on the two Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations packages that fully fund the government through September 30th, 2020.
 

June 25, 2019

WASHINGTON – Top Appropriations Committee Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) issued the following statement after opposing the Democrats' second appropriations package, H.R.

June 4, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, the Full Committee met to consider the fiscal year 2020 Agriculture, Rural Development, and FDA appropriations bill. While the bill makes substantial investments in agriculture and our rural communities, Committee Republicans were unable to support the bill due to problematic provisions and the funding levels in the bill.
December 22, 2018
“It is deeply disappointing that Congress was unable to reach a compromise that would have prevented this destabilizing, unnecessary, partial government shutdown right before the holidays. I urge House and Senate leadership—Democrat and Republican—and the White House to come together and find a deal that will reopen the government, provide much-needed border security funding, and help Americans recover from recent natural disasters—as quickly as possible.”
December 20, 2018
The United States House of Representatives today passed a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to prevent a government shutdown and continue funding for critical federal programs and services through February 8, 2019. The temporary funding measure also provides $5 billion for border wall construction and $7.8 billion for disaster recovery.
December 19, 2018
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen gave the following statement on the introduction of a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to prevent a government shutdown and continue funding for critical federal programs and services until February 8, 2019:
September 28, 2018
The President today signed an Appropriations “minibus” funding bill which includes the Department of Defense (DOD), the Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) and Education Appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019, as well as a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to temporarily fund remaining government programs until December 7, 2018. The legislation is now enacted into law.
September 26, 2018
The U.S. House today approved an Appropriations “minibus” funding bill, which includes the Department of Defense (DOD), the Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) and Education Appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019, as well as a short term Continuing Resolution (CR) to temporarily fund remaining government programs until December 7, 2018. The legislation will now be sent to the White House for final approval.
September 11, 2018
The Conference Committee on H.R. 6157 and the Conference Committee on H.R. 6147 will meet this Thursday, September 13.
September 6, 2018
The U.S. House of Representatives today announced the Members of Congress that will participate in the Conference Committee to finalize the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior and Environment, Financial Services, Agriculture, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bills.

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