Amendments to the Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriation Bill Vote Recap

Last night, the House of Representatives voted on amendments to the Commerce, Justice and Science (CJS) Appropriations bill (H.R.5326). Heritage Action key voted three out of many good amendments; one to eliminate the Economic Development Administration (EDA), one to increase funding for the failed COPS program, and one to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). The key voted amendments are listed below, along with a breakdown of how Republicans and Democrats voted on each amendment.

Pompeo Amendment on EDA: Rejected by a vote of 129-279
Heritage Action: YES

Republicans Voting Yes: 128
Republicans Voting No: 105
Democrats Voting Yes: 1 (Rep. David Price (NC))
Democrats Voting No: 174

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Grimm Amendment on COPS: Passed by a vote of 206-204
Heritage Action: NO

Republicans Voting Yes: 61
Republicans Voting No: 171
Democrats Voting Yes: 145
Democrats Voting No: 33

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Scott Amendment on LSC: Rejected by a vote of 122-289
Heritage Action: YES

Republicans Voting Yes: 122
Republicans Voting No: 110
Democrats Voting Yes: 0
Democrats Voting No: 179

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