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Brian Sandoval on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor: Click here for Brian Sandoval on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NV 2012: 2012 Nevada Senate Debates


Shelley Berkley on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley 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)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
John Ensign on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator (NV): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Ensign on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on replacing welfare entitlements with work rules. (Jul 1996)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Dean Heller on Welfare & Poverty
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Harry Reid on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Sr Senator (NV): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Harry Reid on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)

House:


Mark Amodei on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Amodei on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Joe Heck on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Heck on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Steven Horsford on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Horsford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (May 2013)
Dina Titus on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dina Titus 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)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Gibbons on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons 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 YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Kenny Guinn on Welfare & Poverty
Republican NV Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Guinn on other issues.
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
Shelley Berkley on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley 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)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
Dean Heller on Welfare & Poverty
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Richard Bryan on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Richard Bryan on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
Barbara Vucanovich on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Vucanovich on other issues.
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Rick Ziser on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Rick Ziser on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sharron Angle on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Sharron Angle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Carter on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic challenger, previously First Son: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Carter on other issues.
  • No government funding of church-based welfare. (Jul 2006)
  • Donít allow churches to provide welfare services. (Jun 2006)
Jon Porter on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (NV-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jon Porter 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)
Jim Gibbons on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons 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 YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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