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Dan Malloy on Technology
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
  • Innovation Ecosystem: connect investors for high-skill jobs. (Jan 2013)
  • Develop CT's deepwater ports & Bradley airport. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • Google fined $7M for secretly collecting personal info. (Mar 2013)
  • Engage private sector to gather intel for homeland security. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
Susan Bysiewicz on Technology
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Linda McMahon on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Murphy on Technology
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Invest in local infrastructure & stronger Buy American laws. (May 2012)
  • Massive infrastructure spending; great deals now. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Christopher Shays on Technology
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)

House:


Joe Courtney on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Rosa DeLauro on Technology
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
Elizabeth Esty on Technology
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Jim Himes on Technology
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
John Larson on Technology
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Larson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (Oct 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Tom Foley on Technology
Former Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jodi Rell on Technology
Republican CT Governor: Click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Lieberman on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • $90M grant for Children and Media Research. (Apr 2006)
  • Sponsored V-chip; TV ratings; and FCC reviews. (Aug 2000)
  • Overcome organizational barriers to e-Government. (Jul 2000)
  • Zoning, ratings, & code of conduct to keep Internet safe. (Jun 2000)
  • Common-sense rules for limiting e-mail spam. (May 2000)
  • Equip schools & police to reduce Internet risk to kids. (Dec 1999)
  • Silver Sewer Award: Fox leads the race to the bottom. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Chris Murphy on Technology
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Invest in local infrastructure & stronger Buy American laws. (May 2012)
  • Massive infrastructure spending; great deals now. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
John Rowland on Technology
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Rowland on other issues.
  • Cooperate with Canada on regional info tech workforce. (Aug 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Create International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor. (Jun 1998)
Gary Franks on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Technology
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Miriam Masullo on Technology
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Technology
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Simmons on Technology
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Chris Dodd on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Extend broadband access to our rural communities. (Aug 2007)
  • Each $1B invested in infrastructure creates 40,000 jobs. (Aug 2007)
  • America's highways are an indispensable part of our lives. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Sam Gejdenson on Technology
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Technology
Republican (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Kennelly on Technology
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • Network neutrality necessary for uncensored Internet. (Jun 2006)
  • Focus on interconnecting transportation strategy. (Apr 2006)
Jim Maloney on Technology
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Maloney on other issues.
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Alan Schlesinger on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Shays on Technology
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)
Rob Simmons on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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