House approves six amendments to spending bill, continues work on funding limitations

• Stop the Federal Communications Commission from spending any money to implement its December decision to regulate the Internet, from Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.). The vote was 244-181.

• Cease the government's reimbursement of legal fees in court cases the government loses, to allow for an assessment of which groups are getting those funds, from Rep. Cynthia LummisCynthia LummisGOP probes EPA response to NY state water contamination Diversity of House GOP at risk in 2016 election GOP threatens Kerry with another Keystone subpoena MORE (R-Wyo.). The vote was 232-197.

• Block implementation of an Environmental Protection Agency rule setting limits on mercury in cement, from Rep. John Carter (R-Texas). The vote was 250-177.

• Eliminate funding for all "czar" positions in the administration, from Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.). The vote was 249-179.

The House rejected amendments that would:

• Prevent any money from being spent on research or development of the expeditionary fighting vehicle or the V-22 Osprey aircraft, from Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-Calif.). The vote was 91-339.

• Stop funds from being used to open locks that keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, from Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.). The vote was 137-292.

• Transfer $131 million from the Treasury Department and IRS to the Securities and Exchange Commission, from Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.). The vote was 160-270.

• Transfer $63 million from IRS enforcement to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, from Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.). The vote was 163-265.

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