Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration Press Releases

February 6, 2015
The House Appropriations Committee Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee today released instructions for submitting written testimony for the record.
January 14, 2015
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today announced the Republican membership of the 12 Appropriations subcommittees for the 114th Congress.
December 11, 2014
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers today applauded the House of Representatives for passing legislation to fund the government for the remainder of the 2015 fiscal year.
December 9, 2014
The House Appropriations Committee today unveiled the fiscal year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill, the legislation that will provide discretionary funding for the vast majority of the federal government for the current fiscal year. The bill includes full Appropriations legislation and funding for 11 of the 12 annual Appropriations bills through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2015. The 12th bill, which funds the Department of Homeland Security, is also included in the legislation, but is funded under a temporary “Continuing Resolution” mechanism that expires on February 27, 2015.
December 9, 2014

Today, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers and Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Barbara A. Mikulski issued the following joint statement on the fiscal year 2015 omnibus agreement.

November 20, 2014
"Over the next two years, we will have some big challenges and a full plate of ‘to-dos’ ahead of us as we continue to fight for stability, continuity, and responsibility in the federal budget process. These excellent Subcommittee Cardinals will be a tremendous benefit to our efforts. I congratulate them and look forward to working with them in the 114th Congress."
September 17, 2014
The U.S. House today approved a short term Continuing Resolution (CR) (H.J.Res. 124) to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2014.
September 9, 2014
House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers today introduced a short term Continuing Resolution (CR) (H.J.Res.124) to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2014.
May 29, 2014
The House Appropriations Committee today approved the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a vote of 31-18. The proposed 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, marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs.
May 19, 2014
The House Appropriations Committee today released the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which will be considered in subcommittee tomorrow. The proposed 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, marketplace oversight, and nutrition programs. The bill totals $20.9 billion in discretionary funding, which is equal to the fiscal year 2014 enacted level.

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