House votes to pass package of policing bills ahead of midterms

House votes to pass package of policing bills ahead of midterms

A previous version of this article incorrectly said that the Invest to Protect Act of 2022 would award grants to local or tribal governments with fewer than 200 law enforcement officers. It is for places with fewer than 125 officers. The article has been corrected. The legislation is the result of months of negotiations among Democrats as the party seeks to counter Republican accusations that it is soft on crime — a perception that Democrats acknowledge cost them seats in …