Comments for: Michaud, Pingree slam House rejection of payroll tax cut extension

Posted Dec. 21, 2011, at 5:49 a.m.

The state’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives blasted the Republican majority’s vote Tuesday to block a two-month extension of the payroll tax cut. The House voted 229-193 to reject a measure that was overwhelmingly passed in the Senate, 89-10, last week. The Senate deal received support from 39 …

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