Appropriations Committee

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens

  Appropriations is one of the House’s most powerful committees.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens discusses his committee work with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

North Country News
12:20 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Committee Prepares Mid-Year Budget Adjustment

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC

The Vermont House Appropriations Committee began hearings this week a mid-year budget adjustment.

Although the full Vermont Legislature does not convene until next week, the House Appropriations committee is working on a bill that would make any necessary changes to the existing state budget. Committee Chair Martha Heath says because the session begins late this year, the House speaker felt she should begin hearings early.

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6:20 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Vermont’s Senior Senator Moves into Powerful Positions in Wake of Inouye Death

Senator Patrick Leahy
Credit U.S. Senate

Vermont’s senior Senator is now the senior member in the U.S. Senate, and is poised to chair the most powerful committee in Congress.  

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