AASA Issues Statement on House Vote on Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (HR 1)

For Immediate Release

James Minichello 
703-774-6953 (cell)

Alexandria, Va. – November 16, 2017 – AASA Executive Director Daniel A. Domenech released the following statement today in response to the House passage of HR 1, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by a vote of 227-205.

“AASA is deeply disappointed in the largely partisan vote in the House today. We know the intricacies involved in any legislative vote and the pressures unique to a tax conversation.

“Like any budget or funding conversation, tax conversations are filled with tough decisions. The combination of these tough decisions, however, is a clear indication of the deciding body’s priorities, and today’s vote demonstrates that for 227 members of the House, they have little to no understanding of, or concern for, its impact on public schools. 

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