Shelby Encourages Bipartisan Work as Appropriations Committee Advances Important FY22 Spending Measures, Contains Funding for Alabama Priorities
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today highlighted the committee’s work to advance three Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) bills for the subcommittees on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies; and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies during the first full committee markup for the FY22 appropriations process. The bills were each reported favorably out of the committee with bipartisan support and contain important provisions impacting the state of Alabama.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, today applauded Senate passage of a $2 billion security supplemental appropriations bill, which advanced by a vote of 98-0.
Shelby Highlights Importance of Military Readiness Amid Administration’s Effort to Cut Defense Spending
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and its subcommittee on defense, today questioned Pentagon officials during a defense subcommittee hearing on the Navy and Air Force Weapons Systems Divestments. The witnesses who testified before the subcommittee were Vice Admiral Randy Crites, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources, Vice Admiral James Kilby, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities, and Lieutenant General David S. Nahom, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs for the Air Force.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), former chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, today highlighted his concerns regarding the risk of rising inflation to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell during a Banking Committee hearing on the Federal Reserve’s Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that eight local airports throughout Alabama will benefit from more than $8.29 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for various airport improvements to support infrastructure construction, safety advances, and equipment and land acquisition.
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