Richard Blumenthal on Taxes

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Voting Record

Continue Bush Tax Cuts for all Except top Earners

On July 25, 2012 the Senate voted on legislation to extend all of the Bush tax cuts with the exception of those earning more than $200,000 or couples earning more than $250,000. The measure passed 51-48 along mostly party lines. It was largely symbolic as tax bills are not legal unless they originate in the House. Richard Blumenthal voted in favor extending the Bush Tax Cuts for all except the highest earners.

Richard Blumenthal voted in favor extending the Bush Tax Cuts for all except the highest earners.

Continue All Bush Tax Cuts

On July 25, 2012 the Senate voted on an amendment to legislation to extend all of the Bush tax cuts. The measure failed 45-54 along mostly party lines. It was largely symbolic as tax bills are not legal unless they originate in the House. Richard Blumenthal voted against extending all Bush Tax cuts.

Richard Blumenthal voted against extending all Bush Tax cuts.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

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