State of Alabama Archives: on Homeland Security

Ron Crumpton: Oppose expanding the military

Q: Do you agree or disagree with the statement, "Expand the military"?

A: Oppose.

Source: Email interview on 2016 Alabama Senate race with OnTheIssues Nov 26, 2015

Ron Crumpton: Require all military contracts to use American companies

An old idea that needs new traction is legislation requiring that all military and intelligence contracts (building planes, tanks, etc.) be awarded to American companies whenever possible. Most of the time a contract for a tank or airplane will go to a U.S. company, but then the company contracted to build the tank will subcontract the building of individual components to foreign companies. Legislation addressing this issue must include these subcontractors.
Source: 2016 Senate campaign website Jul 23, 2015

Gary Palmer: Fully fund the Defense Department

Q: What spending levels would you recommend for different categories of government spending?

A: In view of the chaotic situation in the Middle East and elsewhere, I believe we need to make sure Defense is adequately funded. In regard to the other categories, I am evaluating all spending and basing it on priorities which will lead to spending cuts across the board.

Source: VoteSmart 2014 Alabama Congressional Political Courage Test Aug 30, 2014

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