Latest United States House Committee on Appropriations Stories

2011-06-15 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) today won bipartisan approval to add a provision to the Department of Energy appropriation bill that requires the agency to compile data on its purchases of foreign made goods - with the aim of providing American manufacturers with information they need to compete as suppliers to the government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "This is the start of a campaign to turn our nation's...

2011-06-13 15:41:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, and a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, issues the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "We have good news and bright prospects for the Philadelphia region in terms of green energy jobs and...

2011-04-01 12:13:00

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a leading advocate on the House Appropriations Committee for innovation in American manufacturing, hailed today's brightening employment picture as the latest indicator that the economy is on the rebound. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "The good news on jobs is no fluke.

2010-11-24 10:29:00


2010-11-19 08:20:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) in a national radio interview today called on the United States Senate to ratify the New START Treaty before its current session ends in December.

2010-11-05 13:38:00


2010-07-23 12:35:00

House and Senate Appropriators Fund 27% Increase in Nonproliferation Programs WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two key Congressional committees this week gave a big boost to the administration's efforts to prevent nuclear materials from falling into the hands of violent extremist groups.

2010-07-22 09:26:00

WASHINGTON,, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah(D-PA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee's Energy and Water Subcommittee, issued this statement concerning an oil spill containment system announced by four major oil companies. "Four major Gulf of Mexico competitors of BP - and each other -have taken a smart step toward preparing for a catastrophe we hope will never reoccur.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).