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Thu February 21, 2013
How North Country Reps Voted On Repeal of Education Tax Credit
Ten North Country representatives – all Democrats - were among those who voted Wednesday to repeal the education tax credit.
Six North Country representatives – all Republicans – voted against the repeal.
As NHPR’s Sam Evans-Brown reported the law grants an 85% tax credit to businesses that donate to scholarship organizations, which give the money to students going to a private school, an out-of-district public school, or home school.
The bill – House Bill 370 - passed in the House 188 to 151.
Here’s how North Country representatives voted.
Those voting in favor of the repeal are:
Larry Enman, Democrat, Errol
Wayne Moynihan, Democrat, Dummer
Marcia Hammon, Democrat, Whitefield
Gary Coulombe, Democrat, Berlin
Robert Theberge, Democrat, Berlin
William Hatch, Democrat, Gorham
Linda Massimilla, Democrat, Littleton
Rebecca Brown, Democrat, Sugar Hill
Susan Ford, Democrat, Easton
Linda Lauer, Democrat, Bath
Those voting against the repeal are:
Larry Rappaport, Republican, Colebrook
Leon Rideout, Republican, Lancaster
Herb Richardson, Republican, Lancaster
Edmond Gionet, Republican, Lincoln
Ralph Doolan, Republican, Littleton
Brad Bailey, Republican, Monroe
Those excused from voting are:
Yvonne Thomas, Democrat, Berlin
The bill must now go to the Republican-controlled Senate.
To see votes on other issues go here.