Rep. Stewart’s Statement on Passage of the Make America Secure Appropriations Act
Washington, D.C. – After the passage of the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement:
“We have worked long and hard on passing the 12 appropriations bills out of the House Appropriations Committee. Today, we passed the first four appropriations bills on the House Floor. These bills keep Americans safe and free by boosting our national defense, securing our borders, and supporting our veterans. I urge the Senate to pass these important bills.”
The bill includes the full legislation and funding for four of the 12 annual Appropriations bills, including: The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Energy and Water, and the Legislative Branch Appropriations bills. This funding extends through the entire 2018 fiscal year.