Bobby Bright on The Economy

Last Updated : Oct 05, 2010

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Voting Record

Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act of 2010

In June of 2010 the House voted to pass the Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act of 2010. The act passed 247-170. Bobby Bright voted in favor of the Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act of 2010

Bobby Bright voted in favor of the Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act of 2010

Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009

In June of 2010, the House voted on the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009. The act failed to pass in a . Bobby Bright voted in favor of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009.

Bobby Bright voted in favor of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009.

TARP Bonuses

In March of 2010, the House voted on legislation to impose an additional tax on bonuses received from certain TARP recipients, and for other purposes. The legislation passed the House 276-145. Bobby Bright voted against the legislation to tax bonuses to TARP recepients.

Bobby Bright voted against the legislation to tax bonuses to TARP recepients.

Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010

In March of 2010 the House voted to pass the Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010 246-178. Bobby Bright voted against passing the Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010.

Bobby Bright voted against passing the Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act of 2010.

Wall Street Reform

In late 2009, the House passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009. The legislation consolidated many financial regulatory agencies, increased transparency in the derivatives market, regulation of credit rating agencies, and a "resolution regime" to resolve insolvent banks. Bobby Bright voted against the Wall Street Reform Legislation.

Bobby Bright voted against the Wall Street Reform Legislation.

The Stimulus

After the Senate passed the Stimulus package, the House voted on a passage of a conference bill to join the House and Senate versions. Bobby Bright voted against the unified version of the Stimulus bill.

Bobby Bright voted against the unified version of the Stimulus bill.

The Stimulus

The Stimulus bill (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) passed through the House on January 28, just days after President Obama\'s inauguration. The bill got no support from Republicans and 11 Democrats voted against it as well. Bobby Bright voted against the Stimulus when it passed the House.

Bobby Bright voted against the Stimulus when it passed the House.

Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 was a program designed to assist those who may be able to remain in their home with a modest amount of government assistance. The bill got wide bi-partisan support in the House and passed 367-54. Bobby Bright voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.

Bobby Bright voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-111; Bill Number-H R 5141; Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal a provision (added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) that extends to corporations that are not tax-exempt the requirement to report payments of $600 or more.

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