Agricultural Disaster Assistance Vote Recap

Last Thursday, the House voted on the Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act of 2012 (H.R.6233), which would provide $383 million in emergency assistance for farmers, ranchers and orchardists in response to various natural disasters. The bill provided assistance to those who failed to adequately prepare for hardship, at the taxpayers’ expense. The key vote is listed below, along with a breakdown of how Republicans and Democrats voted:

The Agricultural Disaster Assistance Act: Passed by a vote of 223-197
Heritage Action: NO

Republicans Voting Yes: 188
Republicans Voting No: 46
Democrats Voting Yes: 35
Democrats Voting No: 151

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