Altmire Votes to Hold Emergency Aid Hostage
Posted by randyshannon on September 23, 2011
by Randy Shannon
Altmire supported the austerity agenda of the far right which says that emergency aid cannot be funded without cutting the funds of programs already in place.
Neighboring Democratic Congressmen Mark Critz and Mike Doyle voted against the bill that ultimately failed due to overwhelming Democratic opposition and the opposition of a handful of Republicans.