House Committee On Appropriations

Latest House Committee On Appropriations Items
  • House committee approves $41B revised Ga. budget

    A legislative committee has approved changes to a $41 billion spending plan for Georgia's state government.


  • Va. House panel says no McAuliffe budget proposals

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The House Appropriations Committee doesn't plan to consider any amendments offered by Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe to Virginia's proposed two-year budget.



  • Rep. Darrell E. Issa "remains very supportive" of budget autonomy for the District, the California Republican's spokesman says. Voters approved the charter amendment in April but must wait for a congressional deadline to pass before it can take effect.
(Andrew Harnik/The Washington Time)

    House report sets up possible legal fight over D.C. budget autonomy

    A report issued Tuesday by a House committee dismissed as nonbinding a voter-approved referendum to grant the District budget autonomy, signaling a possible legal fight ahead over the city's attempts to seize greater control of its finances.


  • 'Fiscal cliff' uncertainty clouds Va. budgeting

    Virginia state finances can weather a continued sluggish economy, but the so-called 'fiscal cliff' could cause daunting hardships unless Washington can resolve polarizing political gridlock and reach a deficit reduction deal.


  • FEMA has $3.6B for Sandy relief

    While Congress is facing several unresolved issues in a potentially busy post-election lame duck session, finding additional disaster relief money for Hurricane Sandy likely won't be on the list, as FEMA and lawmakers say available funds should be sufficient.


  • **FILE** Rep. Norm Dicks, Washington Democrat, speaks March 30, 2011, on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

    18-term Democrat Rep. Norm Dicks of Wash. retiring

    Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, a former college football player who cast a huge presence over state and national politics for more than 30 years, announced Friday he'll retire at the end of the year after 18 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.


  • Consumer bureau's request for $28M raises eyebrows

    House Republicans concerned about a lack of accountability at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have requested information from the independent agency about its spending.


  • Virginia officials retreat to face tight budgets

    State officials on Tuesday sounded a cautionary tone as Virginia prepares for a lean budget season and the potential of cuts from Capitol Hill next week — cuts that could stanch economic recovery in a region heavily reliant on federal spending.


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