On July 10, the U.S.
House of Representatives Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations
Subcommittee marked up its FY2014 spending bill. The measure contains $47.4 billion in
discretionary spending. This is 5.6 percent below the current fiscal year, 7.4
percent below the President's request and less than one percent above the
The bill includes
$7.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Commerce, a $198 million decrease from FY2013. U.S. Department of Justice programs would be funded at $26.3
billion, $723 million below the original funding for FY2013, but $770 million
above the sequester level.
programs of interest to counties includes:
Contacts: Daria Daniel (commerce) firstname.lastname@example.org
202.942.4212; Arlandis Rush (justice) email@example.com 202.942.4236
million for the Economic Development Administration (EDA), identical to the
FY2013 funding level, including $120 million for the manufacturing extension
partnerships, and $5 million in incentives for U.S. companies to
bring their manufacturing and services activities back to the U.S.
million for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP), a decrease of
$41 million relative to FY2013 levels (the President’s FY2014 proposed
million for the Byrne Justice Assistance Grants Program, an increase of $126
million relative to FY2013 levels