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Gubernatorial Hopefuls Vote on Party Lines on Tax Overhaul

Republicans supported it while Democrats opposed it.

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Zach C. Cohen
Dec. 20, 2017, 11 a.m.

Gubernatorial candidates voted along party lines on Tuesday for the latest version of the tax overhaul. Reps. Diane Black (R-TN), Jim Renacci (R-OH), Raul Labrador (R-ID), Steve Pearce (R-NM) voted for the measure. Reps. Jared Polis (D-CO), Colleen Hanabusa (D-HI), Tim Walz (D-MN), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) opposed it. (Hotline reporting)

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) “said Tuesday that his administration will look for ways to mitigate any negative outcomes a major federal tax overhaul could have on Maryland residents, while Democrats said Maryland will be among the states hardest hit by the measure.” (AP)

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) called on Congress not to pass the bill. (release)

The DGA called on Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) “to announce his position on the bill.” (release) The state Democratic parties of Maine and Nevada issued a similar challenge to Republicans running for governor in their states. (release)


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