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.

The Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act: Passed by a vote of 256-171
Heritage Action: YES

Republicans Voting Yes: 237
Republicans Voting No: 1 (Rep. Timothy Johnson (IL))
Democrats Voting Yes: 19
Democrats Voting No: 170

See how your Member voted

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One thought on “Job Protection and Recession Prevention Vote Recap

  1. It is great to see how our representatives vote on the issues. Thanks Heritage! My Representative Ron Barber voted o, whch is no surprise. He was Ms. Giffords top aide.

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