News Release

Press Release of Senator Crapo

Idaho Senators Comment on Fiscal Cliff Vote

Contact: Lindsay Nothern
Tuesday, January 1, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch issued this joint statement after voting to support compromise “fiscal cliff” legislation that passed the U.S. Senate by an 89 to 8 vote.

 

"The compromise that we supported protects 99-percent of all Idahoans from a tax increase and also protects the vast majority of our farm families from a permanent

tax increase.  This is a victory for working Idahoans, but we must now be very aggressive in finding appropriate spending reductions."  

 

 

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