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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Louisiana’s Johnson, Abraham among those voting for tax reform

October 26, 2017
In The News

Members of Louisiana’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives are upbeat after Republicans narrowly adopted a budget resolution they hope cuts American’s taxes by the end of the year.

Passed Thursday, Oct. 26, by a vote of 216-212, the vote allows Republicans to start working on tax cuts, a top item on the Republican and President Donald Trump’s agenda. The Senate passed the measure last week.

“Today the House took an important step toward reforming our tax code by passing a budget resolution,” U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham posted on his Facebook page. “This means we can overcome the Senate’s out dated filibuster rules to reform our tax code with a simple majority instead of 60 votes.

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