JUNE 27, 2009 — The American Clean Energy and Security Act was passed with a vote of 219 to 212 yesterday in the US House of Representatives.
Many Americans, divided on the issue of “cap and trade” felt this vote was extremely important for the future of America.
Democrats primarily voted yes to pass the bill, while Republicans voted no. Forty-four democrats jumped party lines to vote no, while eight republicans voted yes. Three Representatives did not vote. See how your US Representative voted here.
With annual salaries in the $174,000 range and staff salaries for each Representative running around $1 M according to legistorm.com – do you feel you’re getting your monies worth?
Read the Bill HR 2454