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Jerry Brown on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Governor: Click here for Jerry Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eric Garcetti on Welfare & Poverty
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Eric Garcetti on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Sanders on Welfare & Poverty
Mayor of San Diego: Click here for Jerry Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Antonio Villaraigosa on Welfare & Poverty
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Antonio Villaraigosa on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

CA 2012: 2012 CA Senate debate


Barbara Boxer on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Jr Senator (CA): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Boxer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Establish a National Affordable Housing Trust Fund. (Jul 2003)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)
Elizabeth Emken on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for Elizabeth Emken on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dianne Feinstein on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Sr Senator (CA): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Dianne Feinstein on other issues.
  • Protect the social safety net and entitlement programs. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)

House:


Joe Baca on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-43): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Baca on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
Karen Bass on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 37): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Bass on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Xavier Becerra on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-31): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Xavier Becerra on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Ami Bera on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ami Bera on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Howard Berman on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-28): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Howard Berman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Brian Bilbray on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-50): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brian Bilbray on other issues.
  • Provide welfare through non-profit & religious organizations. (Nov 2000)
  • 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 responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Mary Bono on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-45): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mary Bono on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
Julia Brownley on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Julia Brownley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Ken Calvert on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-44): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ken Calvert 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
John Campbell on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-48): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Campbell 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)
Lois Capps on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Lois Capps on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Tony Cardenas on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 29): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Cardenas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Judy Chu on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Judy Chu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
Paul Cook on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Jim Costa on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Costa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Susan Davis on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-53): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Susan Davis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Jeff Denham on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Denham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Anna Eshoo on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Anna Eshoo on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Sam Farr on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-17): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sam Farr on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
John Garamendi on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Garamendi on other issues.
  • Broaden the availability of food stamps. (Nov 2009)
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
Janice Hahn on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 44): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Janice Hahn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Mike Honda on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-15): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Honda on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Jared Huffman on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jared Huffman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Duncan Hunter Jr. on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 50): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter Jr. 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)
Darrell Issa on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Uncovered dozens of food stamp abuse cases. (Apr 2012)
  • 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 YES 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)
Doug LaMalfa on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doug LaMalfa on other issues.
  • Redirect welfare funding to faith-based organizations. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Barbara Lee on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Zoe Lofgren on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-16): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Zoe Lofgren on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Alan Lowenthal on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 47): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Lowenthal on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Dan Lungren on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Lungren on other issues.
  • 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)
Doris Matsui on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Doris Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
Kevin McCarthy on Welfare & Poverty
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kevin McCarthy on other issues.
  • Supports Christian Housing Relief Project. (Oct 2005)
  • Provide welfare through non-profit & religious organizations. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Buck McKeon on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-25): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Buck McKeon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Gloria Negrete McLeod on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 35): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gloria Negrete McLeod on other issues.
  • Work with churches to build secure communities. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Jerry McNerney on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jerry McNerney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Gary Miller on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-42): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gary Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • 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)
George Miller on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for George Miller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Grace Napolitano on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-38): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Grace Napolitano on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
Devin Nunes on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Devin Nunes 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)
Nancy Pelosi on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Pelosi on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Scott Peters on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 52): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Peters on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Laura Richardson on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Laura Richardson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Dana Rohrabacher on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-46): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dana Rohrabacher 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 NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Lucille Roybal-Allard on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-34): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lucille Roybal-Allard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
Ed Royce on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-40): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ed Royce 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 NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Raul Ruiz on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Raul Ruiz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Linda Sanchez on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-39): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Linda Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Loretta Sanchez on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-47): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Loretta Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Adam Schiff on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-29): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Adam Schiff on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Brad Sherman on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-27): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Brad Sherman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Jackie Speier on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jackie Speier on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Pete Stark on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pete Stark on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Eric Swalwell on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Swalwell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Mark Takano on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 41): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Takano on other issues.
  • 2-year limit on welfare benefits. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Mike Thompson on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
David Valadao on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 21): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Valadao on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Juan Vargas on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 51): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Juan Vargas on other issues.
  • Worked as Jesuit in disadvantaged communities. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Maxine Waters on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-35): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Maxine Waters on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Henry Waxman on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-30): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Henry Waxman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Darrell Issa on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Uncovered dozens of food stamp abuse cases. (Apr 2012)
  • 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 YES 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)
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Welfare & Poverty
Republican CA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Arnold Schwarzenegger on other issues.
  • In land of opportunity, millions are left behind. (Sep 2001)
Keith Holbrook on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Keith Holbrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gail Lightfoot on Welfare & Poverty
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (CA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gail Lightfoot on other issues.
  • Support private charity, oppose government charity. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports allowing churches to provide welfare services. (Oct 2000)
Orly Taitz on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Orly Taitz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dennis Cardoza on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-18): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Cardoza on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
David Dreier on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-26): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for David Dreier on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Bob Filner on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-51): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bob Filner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Elton Gallegly on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-24): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Elton Gallegly on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Jane Harman on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-36): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jane Harman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Wally Herger on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Wally Herger on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Jerry Lewis on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-41): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Lewis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Tom McClintock on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom McClintock 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)
Lynn Woolsey on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Woolsey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Cruz Bustamante on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Lt. Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cruz Bustamante on other issues.
  • Blending church and resources are a perfect partnership. (Oct 2002)
Peter Camejo on Welfare & Poverty
Former Green Challenger (2003): Click here for Peter Camejo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gray Davis on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Gray Davis on other issues.
  • Supports faith-based community organizations. (Sep 2003)
  • 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)
Arianna Huffington on Welfare & Poverty
Former Independent Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Arianna Huffington on other issues.
  • Faith works for addressing social problems. (Mar 2001)
Tom McClintock on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom McClintock 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)
Bill Simon on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Bill Simon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ueberroth on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Peter Ueberroth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Baker on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Baker on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Sonny Bono on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 44): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sonny Bono on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Tom Campbell on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Republican Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Cal Dooley on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cal Dooley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Bob Dornan on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 46): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Dornan on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Jim Gray on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Libertarian challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Gray on other issues.
  • No strings attached to federal welfare aid to state. (Aug 2004)
Bill Jones on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Bill Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Kim on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 41): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Kim on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Tom Lantos on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democrat (until 2008) (District 12): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Lantos on other issues.
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Robert Matsui on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democrat (deceased) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
Carlos Moorhead on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carlos Moorhead on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Dick Mountjoy on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2006): Click here for Dick Mountjoy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Andrea Seastrand on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrea Seastrand on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
George Brown on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 42): Click here for George Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Campbell on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (Retired) (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Gary Condit on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 18): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Condit on other issues.
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Christopher Cox on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 47): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Cox on other issues.
  • 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 NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Duke Cunningham on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 51): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Duke Cunningham on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Ron Dellums on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (1993-1998) (District 9): Click here for Ron Dellums on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Julian Dixon on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Julian Dixon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
John Doolittle on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Doolittle on other issues.
  • 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 NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Vic Fazio on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vic Fazio on other issues.
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
Carly Fiorina on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Horn on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 38): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Horn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Duncan Hunter on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-52): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter on other issues.
  • GOP reforms changed cycle of welfare into employment. (Sep 2007)
  • Empower the poor instead of government “hand outs”. (Sep 2007)
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Steven Kuykendall on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Kuykendall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Marty Martinez on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 31): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marty Martinez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Juanita Millender-McDonald on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 37): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Juanita Millender-McDonald on other issues.
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Doug Ose on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doug Ose on other issues.
  • 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)
Ron Packard on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 48): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Packard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Richard Pombo on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Richard Pombo on other issues.
  • 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 NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
George Radanovich on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (CA-19): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for George Radanovich on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
James Rogan on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Rogan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Hilda Solis on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Ellen Tauscher on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ellen Tauscher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Bill Thomas on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Thomas on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Esteban Torres on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Esteban Torres on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andy Vidak on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 20): Click here for Andy Vidak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Diane Watson on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (CA-33): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Diane Watson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Charlie Brown on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Charlie Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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