Senate CJS Appropriations Bill Sidelined; Future of EDA Elimination Amendment Uncertain

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 by NADO Admin

The Senate has taken no further action on the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations bill (S. 2837) after sidelining it last week.  While some in leadership have said they hope to bring the bill back, no assurances have been made.  Whether the possible amendment to eliminate funding for the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) floated by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will surface is unclear.

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