GOP Congressman Introduces Bill To Defund Sanctuary Cities
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Lou Barletta on Thursday introduced the Mobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Act (H.R. 83), a bill intended to halt all federal funds going to states or localities that defy enforcement of federal immigration laws.
The bill is the first piece of legislation introduced by Barletta in the 115th Congress and is the third time the congressman has introduced the provision — introducing it in 2011 during his freshman year in Congress and again in 2015. The last time it was introduced, the legislation had 24 co-sponsors. – READ MORE