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Appropriations and Budget

As a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee and member of the House Budget Committee, I have fought consistently for robust investments in education, innovation, infrastructure, and the other things that make our nation strong, while also working to promote fairness and fiscal responsibility in the federal budget process.

In the current Congress, I serve as the Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, which oversees federal transportation and housing funding. I also serve on the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee and the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee.

My role as the only Appropriations Committee member from North Carolina has also allowed me to ensure that our state gets its fair share of federal resources by fighting for programs and projects on which it depends, including scientific and biomedical research. I have also secured funding for a wide range of local projects that directly benefit the Fourth District.

As your representative, I will continue to fight for a federal budget that protects critical domestic investments while also charting a responsible path back to fiscal balance. I hope you will keep in touch with me as Congress debates these important issues.

More on Appropriations and Budget

January 21, 2020 Press Release

RALEIGH, NC (January 21, 2020) – On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee (T-HUD), released a statement announcing that North Carolina will receive $542 million in federal aid to address unmet needs stemming from Hurricane Florence through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant Program-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR).

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (December 17, 2019) – On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released a statement on passage of H.R. 1865, an appropriations package that includes the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) bill.  The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week and send it to the President’s desk for signature.

December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2019) – Today, Members spoke out at a press conference to mark 90 days since the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) broke the law.  The Department ignored a statutory deadline to issue a Federal Register notice detailing how Puerto Rico can use $8.2 billion in disaster relief aid appropriated by Congress through the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program and continues to withhold $1.9 billion for electric grid upgrades.

November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2019) – On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, released a statement on passage of a continuing resolution to fund the government through December 20, 2019.

June 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC (June 3, 2019) – Congressman David Price (NC-04) released the following statement on passage of the $19.1 billion disaster recovery bill this evening:

March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (March 12, 2018) – Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee and a member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement after this morning’s Budget Committee hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget request:

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Thursday, January 10, 2019, Congressman David Price (D-NC), Chair-designate for the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, brought to the floor an appropriations bill to responsibly fund the Department of Transportation and Department of Housing and Urban Development.

July 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (July 17, 2018) – On Monday, July 16, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC) proposed an amendment to the appropriations “minibus” bill that would prohibit changes to two offshore drilling rules put into place in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon disaster – the well control rule and the production safety systems rule. Despite bipartisan support and clear relevance to the Interior and Environment appropriations bill, the amendment was ruled “out of order,” preventing the amendment from proceeding to the House floor for a vote.

July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (July 13, 2018) – On Friday, July 13, 2018, Congressman David Price (D-NC) issued the following statement regarding news that Raleigh would not be selected as the site for the Army Futures Command (AFC).

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (July 12, 2018) – On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, the Appropriations Committee passed by voice vote an amendment by Reps. David Price (D-NC), Nita Lowey (D-NY), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), and Katherine Clark (D-MA) that would drastically increase oversight and transparency of the status of families separated by President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy.