United States Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

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U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs is one of twelve subcommittees of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.


This subcommittee is responsible for funding the Department of Veterans Affairs and all construction activities within the Department of Defense, including military family housing. It also funds activities related to base closures and realignments, the American Battle Monuments Commission, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Members, 110th Congress[edit]

The Committee is currently chaired by Democrat Tim Johnson[1] of South Dakota, and the Ranking Minority Member is Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison, of Texas.

Member State
  Tim Johnson, Chairman South Dakota
  Daniel Inouye Hawaii
  Mary Landrieu Louisiana
  Robert Byrd West Virginia
  Patty Murray Washington
  Jack Reed Rhode Island
  Ben Nelson Nebraska
Member State
  Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member Texas
  Larry Craig Idaho
  Sam Brownback Kansas
  Wayne Allard Colorado
  Mitch McConnell Kentucky
  Robert F. Bennett Utah

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Jack Reed (D-RI) is interim chairman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee while Tim Johnson undergoes rehabilitation for his medical condition