Rep. Jan Schakowsky Votes Against Legislation to Make Permanent Billions in Unpaid-For Tax Breaks

Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--December 17, 2015.  Today, Rep. Jan Schakowsky issued the following statement after voting against legislation that would make nearly $700 billion in unpaid-for tax breaks permanent:

“Could Republicans be anymore hypocritical when it comes to deficits and spending? When it comes funding healthcare for first responders, seniors or education for students, Republicans insist that every dime must be paid-for. But when their friends in the business community or other wealthy special interests need their tax breaks renewed, the increase to the deficit no longer matters.

“Today, I voted against this outrageous tax break package totaling . . .

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