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Politico: Fiscal cliff bill (full text); Learn details about renewable energy tax credits in H.R. 8; How did they vote? January 2, 2013

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Dear IndianaDG Readers:

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last night by a vote of  257 to 167.

REPUBLICANS

85 yes

151 no

DEMOCRATS

172 yes

16 no

INDIANA

Democrats — Carson, Y; Donnelly, Y; Visclosky, N.

Republicans — Bucshon, N; Burton, X; Pence, N; Rokita, N; Stutzman, N; Young, N.

ILLINOIS

Democrats — Costello, Y; Davis, Y; Gutierrez, Y; Lipinski, Y; Quigley, Y; Rush, Y; Schakowsky, Y.

Republicans — Biggert, Y; Dold, Y; Hultgren, N; Johnson, Y; Kinzinger, Y; Manzullo, Y; Roskam, N; Schilling, N; Schock, Y; Shimkus, Y; Walsh, N.

KENTUCKY

Democrats — Chandler, Y; Yarmuth, Y.

Republicans — Guthrie, N; Massie, N; Rogers, Y; Whitfield, N.

MICHIGAN

Democrats — Clarke, Y; Conyers, Y; Curson, Y; Dingell, Y; Kildee, Y; Levin, Y; Peters, Y.

Republicans — Amash, N; Benishek, Y; Camp, Y; Huizenga, N; Miller, Y; Rogers, Y; Upton, Y; Walberg, N.

OHIO

Democrats — Fudge, Y; Kaptur, Y; Kucinich, Y; Ryan, Y; Sutton, Y.

Republicans — Austria, N; Boehner, Y; Chabot, N; Gibbs, N; Johnson, Y; Jordan, N; LaTourette, Y; Latta, Y; Renacci, N; Schmidt, N; Stivers, Y; Tiberi, Y; Turner, N.

A complete list can be found at: http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20130102/PC1601/130109909/1005/house-roll-call-on-deal-to-avoid-fiscal-cliff

Here is how the US Senate voted earlier.

The 89-8 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate passed the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012, which broke the “fiscal cliff” stalemate.

A “yes” vote is a vote to pass the bill.

Voting yes were 47 Democrats, 40 Republicans and 2 independents.

Voting no were 3 Democrats and 5 Republicans.

Here is the breakdown for Indiana and our neighboring states:

Indiana

  • Coats (R) Yes
  • Lugar (R) Yes

Illinois

  • Durbin (D) Yes
  • Kirk (R) Not voting

Kentucky

  • McConnell (R) Yes
  • Paul (R) No

Michigan

  • Levin (D) Yes
  • Stabenow (D) Yes

OHIO

  • Brown (D), Yes
  • Portman (R), Yes

Read more:Senate roll call on ‘fiscal cliff’ deal – The Denver Posthttp://www.denverpost.com/politics/ci_22293272/senate-roll-call-fiscal-cliff-deal#ixzz2Gp9IPvHv

This link provides a good visual summary of the roll call on this bill. See

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES–112th Cong., 2d Sess.

H. R. 8

To extend certain tax relief provisions enacted in 2001 and 2003, and to provide for expedited consideration of a bill providing for comprehensive tax reform, and for other purposes.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/fiscal-cliff-bill-full-text-85644.html#ixzz2Gl08BUQa

As far as I understand the bill was not amended last night in the House. See http://politi.co/12VpDn8

page 72

1 SEC. 407. EXTENSION AND MODIFICATION OF CREDITS

2 WITH RESPECT TO FACILITIES PRODUCING

3 ENERGY FROM CERTAIN RENEWABLE RE-

4 SOURCES.

5

6 (a) PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT.– (1) EXTENSION FOR WIND FACILITIES.–Para-

7 graph (1) of section 45(d) is amended by striking

8 ”January 1, 2013” and inserting ”January 1, 9 2014”.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/01/fiscal-cliff-bill-full-text-85644.html#ixzz2Gky5XhiW

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Comments»

1. Nancy Moldenhauer - January 4, 2013

Great news for the wind industry. They can start projects this year which don’t have to be finished this year. Since it usually takes 1 1/2 years for such projects, this is good for continued alternative energy growth.


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