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  1. With mosquito season around the corner, Congress drags its feet on Zika funding [The Pump Handle]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | ScienceBlogs

    ... some Republican leaders suggested a decision on the funding could wait until the fall - after mosquito season. Harold Rogers, R-Ky., House Appropriations chair, actually called Obama's request a "slush fund." (This is the same man who consistently ...

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  2. Opioid epidemic funding a sticking point in HouseRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... and try to shift money into this area." Jennifer Hing, a spokeswoman for Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican, said "fighting the opioid epidemic is a top priority for the chairman, and the committee is looking for ...

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  3. The GOP Congress must stop hurting the Zika fightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Congress has stalled the president's February funding request. The House Appropriations Committee chairman, Harold Rogers (R-Ky.), has claimed the proposal lacked enough specifics. Here are some specifics: In Puerto Rico, where 631 cases of Zika ...

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  4. Watch mom's emotional testimony before vote on medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | NOLA.com

    Katie Corkern, a mom of a 9-year-old with epilepsy, testifies in favor of medical marijuana medication on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. When this year's sweeping medical marijuana bill hit the Senate floor for a debate April 19, state Sen. Francis Thompson made it clear where he stood.

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  5. Republicans Block Emergency Zika Virus Funds As U.S. Mosquito Season LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... than two million pregnant women, could have devastating consequences." House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Kentucky) urged the Administration back in February to pursue the use of unobligated Ebola funds to meet the immediate ...

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  6. Republicans Block Emergency Zika Virus Funds As U.S. Mosquito Season LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... than two million pregnant women, could have devastating consequences." House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Kentucky) urged the Administration back in February to pursue the use of unobligated Ebola funds to meet the immediate ...

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  7. Zika funding to be put on deficit by Democrats as GOP says no to new spendingRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... and to provide the funding that we believe is necessary and responsible," Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican, said last week. Though Zika isn't circulating in the states, the Centers for Disease Control has recorded ...

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  8. Kentuckya s Hal Rogers yanks funding from corps water studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    One of the most influential and senior members of Congress has once again pulled funding for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of the reservoir that supplies water to his hometown. Since the completion of the Wolf Creek Dam in 1951, Lake Cumberland has supplied water to surrounding cities in southern Kentucky.

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  9. Heritage Action: Make sure Zika virus deal is paid forRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... should hold themselves to the same standard," the organization told House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican, and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican. Mr. Cochran on ...

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  10. Zika Funding Compromise Proves ElusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Roll Call

    ... CQ Roll Call. Senior House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin and Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers of Kentucky, say the White House is stonewalling them by refusing to answer questions about a $1.9 billion administration ...

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  11. House Democrat: GOP has more detail on Zika request than we had on Iraq WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... Democrats say that was just a stop-gap measure, so new money is still needed. House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers and other leading Republicans have said they are ready to disburse Zika funds, as needed, but they need more information about ...

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  12. Top Republicans: Zika funding likely but timing uncertainRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... is only a temporary solution and that more money will be needed soon. Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., told reporters that "we're prepared to try to do a supplemental bill if it's needed" and that action is likely "before the ...

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  13. Federal Money Trickles Toward Zika As Doctors Issue New WarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Weekly Standard

    ... the normal federal funding process, which typically drags into the fall. Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., told reporters that "we're prepared to try to do a supplemental bill if it's needed" and that action is likely "before ...

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  14. Mitch McConnell: Even without budget, spending process will begin next weekRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... izes funding to ensure that our stockpile is modern, secure and ready," said Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican.

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  15. Zika threat wider than originally thought, White House saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... to provide the most immediate and effective response to the Zika outbreak," House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky., and other senior GOP members of that panel said in an April 6 statement. "We are pleased to hear today that federal ...

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  16. Social Security still paying potentially bogus disability claims 3 years after fraud exposedRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... of the 1,800 cases identified as potentially fraudulent are still getting paid, thanks to pressure from Rep. Harold Rogers, Kentucky Republican. In May 2015, Social Security said it tried to halt benefits across the board after its inspector general ...

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  17. White House to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Daily Chappaqua

    ... woman, but Department didn't state where she lives for privacy reasons. In the House, Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers of Kentucky and two other top Republican appropriators said they "will look carefully at the details of today's proposal by ...

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  18. Social Security fraud ring busted by federal agentsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    ... they really were disabled and that their applications weren't bogus. But a powerful Kentucky congressman, Rep. Harold Rogers, chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, intervened, insisting that people depended on the money. Social Security ...

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  19. Can House Republicans Rise to the Opioid Challenge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Washington Monthly

    ... is going to be attending a summit on this issue today that was organized by House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers of Kentucky. This powerful Republican lawmaker knows very well how urgent this matter is because his home state has been ground ...

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  20. Amid 'heartbreaking' stories, Obama pushes for more funding to treat addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to muster support, if not funding, from Republican lawmakers. Obama was introduced Tuesday by Republican Rep. Harold Rogers , who played a key role in the summit and whose district in eastern Kentucky coal country has been ravaged by drugs. The ...

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