Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration Press Releases

September 8, 2017
The House of Representatives today approved a final bill to provide additional emergency assistance to respond to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, to raise the debt ceiling to allow the United States to meet its financial obligations, and to allow for the continuation of vital government programs and services. The legislation will now be sent to the President for his signature.
July 12, 2017
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a voice vote. The 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, agricultural trade, financial marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs.
June 27, 2017
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2018 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The 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, agricultural trade, financial marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs.
May 1, 2017
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill, the legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the federal government for the current fiscal year.
March 2, 2017
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today named the Vice Chairs of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 115th Congress.
February 8, 2017
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced that each of the 12 Appropriations Subcommittees will convene Members’ Day hearings in February and March.
February 2, 2017
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced several new hires and the staff assignments for the twelve Appropriations subcommittees.
January 11, 2017
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced the Republican membership of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 115th Congress.
January 10, 2017
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today announced that the Republican Steering Committee has approved the 12 Appropriations Subcommittee Chairs for the 115th Congress.
December 8, 2016
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today praised passage of a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) (H.R. 2028) to prevent a government shutdown and continue funding for federal programs and services until April 28, 2017. The legislation also contains additional funding for war efforts and disaster relief.

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