US Reps. Tim Ryan, Bill Johnson and Mike Kelly all vote in favor of fiscal-cliff deal

US Reps. Tim Ryan, Bill Johnson and Mike Kelly all vote in favor of fiscal-cliff deal

Staff report

WASHINGTON

The Mahoning Valley’s two congressional representatives both voted in favor of the deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff late Tuesday night.

U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan, D-17th of Niles, and Bill Johnson, R-6th of Marietta, both voted in support of the bill.

In Pennsylvania, Republican Mike Kelly who represents the Shenango Valley also voted in favor of the bill.

The bipartisan 257-167 roll call Tuesday by the House avoided the so-called fiscal cliff of middle-class tax increases and spending cuts and sent the measure to President Barack Obama.

Here is how the complete Ohio delegation voted. A Y is a yes vote in favor of the deal. An N is a no vote:

OHIO

Democrats — Fudge, Y; Kaptur, Y; Kucinich, Y; Ryan, Y; Sutton, Y.

Republicans — Austria, N; Boehner, Y; Chabot, N; Gibbs, N; Johnson, Y; Jordan, N; LaTourette, Y; Latta, Y; Renacci, N; Schmidt, N; Stivers, Y; Tiberi, Y;

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