Job Protection and Recession Prevention Vote Recap
Yesterday, the House voted on the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 (H.R.8), which would prevent numerous tax rates from increasing and various credits from expiring on January 1, 2013, commonly referred to as “taxmageddon.” Specifically, the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 would maintain existing tax policy, including the 2001 and 2001 tax cuts, among others.
The key vote is listed below, along with a breakdown of how Republicans and Democrats voted.
Republicans Voting Yes: 237
Republicans Voting No: 1 (Rep. Timothy Johnson (IL))
Democrats Voting Yes: 19
Democrats Voting No: 170