Legislative Alert: FY 2018 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Bill Passes the Senate Appropriations Committee

Maintain[ing] funding for core programs, including law enforcement and state and local public safety grants,” the FY 2018 Commerce, Justice, Science appropriations bill passed the Senate Appropriations Committee on a 30-1 vote.1

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