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Sean Parnell on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor: Click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mead Treadwell on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AK 2014: 2014 AK Senate debate


Mark Begich on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
Joe Miller on Welfare & Poverty
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
  • Eliminate federal welfare; implement federal hiring freeze. (Sep 2010)
Lisa Murkowski on Welfare & Poverty
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Opposed the federal overtime laws. (Oct 2004)
  • Changes to Salmon program for WIC food. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Dan Sullivan on Welfare & Poverty
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
  • Dedicate $500M Wall Street restitution to teachers' pensions. (Dec 2013)
Mead Treadwell on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Don Young on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Don Young on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Welfare & Poverty
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Tony Knowles on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Promote the next generation of welfare reform. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
Sarah Palin on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • Got churches to provide private aid for starving people. (Sep 2011)
  • EITC moves thousands of welfare recipients into workforce. (Jan 2008)
  • Recognize Salvation Army and encourage charity to them. (Nov 2007)
  • Funding for faith-based initiatives is adequate today. (Oct 2006)
Jim Sykes on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Vondersaar on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
  • Conditionally allow churches to provide welfare services. (May 2010)
Dave Cuddy on Welfare & Poverty
Republican challenger: Click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McAdams on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Murkowski on Welfare & Poverty
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Rick Sikma on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
  • Churches can provide welfare services, with accountability. (Jun 2008)
Ted Stevens on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Vic Vickers on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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