Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (115th Congress)

Recent Activity

Mar 7, 2018 Hearing

Witness
Chris Giancarlo
Chairman
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 
Statement 

Member Statement

Mar 6, 2018 Press Release
The House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee today released instructions for submitting outside witness testimony for the record for Fiscal Year 2019.
Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today approved two pieces of legislation to temporarily continue government funding until January 19, 2018, and to provide $81 billion in disaster relief for those affected by recent hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters.
Dec 21, 2017 Article
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen gave the following statement on the House floor today in support of H.R 4667, a bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for hurricane and wildfire recovery.
Dec 18, 2017 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced a bill to provide additional emergency assistance for recent hurricanes, wildfires in California, and related agriculture losses. The bill, H.R. 4667, totals $81 billion, and targets funds to programs to continue relief and recovery efforts in all of the affected communities, including in Texas, Florida, California, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Dec 13, 2017 Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen today introduced legislation to fully fund national defense programs for the entire fiscal year (including emergency funding for missile defense activities), to continue the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and to maintain current federal operations and prevent a government shutdown (H.J. Res 124).
Nov 29, 2017 Hearing

Witnesses
Mr. Rob Johansson
Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation
US Department of Agriculture
Testimony

Mr. Leonard Jordan
Acting Chief

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
The U.S. House today passed legislation to provide $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief and recovery (H.Res. 569) on a vote of 353-69. The bill will now move to the Senate for approval. The legislation fully funds the requests submitted to Congress from the Administration. It includes $18.7 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Disaster Relief Fund (DRF), $576.5 million for wildfire-fighting efforts, and $16 billion for debt relief for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which now needs additional funds to make necessary insurance claims payments to individuals. In addition, it includes a provision for the Disaster Nutrition Assistance Program (DNAP) that enables low-income residents in Puerto Rico to receive the same emergency nutrition assistance that other hurricane-affected states already receive.
Oct 12, 2017 Article

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen made the following statement on the House floor today in support of a bill making emergency appropriations to support response to and recovery from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and the wildfires in the Western U.S.:

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
The House of Representatives today passed a package of funding bills (H.R. 3354) to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. The package of bills contains the full legislation and funding for all of the 12 annual Appropriations bills, and totals $1.2 trillion, including $87 billion in funding for Global War on Terror (GWOT)/Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). This legislation funds critical federal programs such as our national defense, invests in proven and effective government activities, and helps reduce unnecessary and wasteful spending.

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