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Matt Mead on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matt Mead on other issues.
  • Export wind energy, build wind turbines here. (Jan 2011)
  • Skeptical about man-made global warming; support oil & gas. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

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John Barrasso on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Barrasso on other issues.
  • Recognize the importance of domestic energy production. (Aug 2008)
  • Favor investment in coal and natural gas production. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Develop technology for carbon dioxide sequestration. (Feb 2008)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Establish energy security strategy with domestic production. (Jul 2008)
  • Allow horizontal drilling into Alaska's Coastal Plain. (Feb 2009)
Liz Cheney on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Liz Cheney on other issues.
  • Fight back against President Obama's war on coal. (Oct 2013)
Tim Chesnut on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Chesnut on other issues.
  • Enhance and encourage wind and solar. (Aug 2012)
  • Promote increased use of alternative fuels. (Nov 2004)
Michael Enzi on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (WY): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Michael Enzi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Develop technology for carbon dioxide sequestration. (Feb 2008)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
Charlie Hardy on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Charlie Hardy on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Cynthia Lummis on Energy & Oil
Republican (District AL): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Lummis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dave Freudenthal on Energy & Oil
Democratic WY Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dave Freudenthal on other issues.
  • Nation's first state excise tax on wind energy production. (Feb 2010)
  • We have doubled the take-away capacity of natural gas. (Feb 2010)
  • Link development of wind power with electrical transmission. (Jul 2006)
  • Develop wind power AND its electrical transmission. (Jul 2006)
Jim Geringer on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Geringer on other issues.
  • Expand energy infrastructure & exploration. (Jan 2001)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Joyce Jansa Corcoran on Energy & Oil
2002 Democratic Challenger (WY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joyce Jansa Corcoran on other issues.
  • No nuclear waste shipping -- look for alternative energy. (Oct 2002)
Alan Simpson on Energy & Oil
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Simpson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
Craig Thomas on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Craig Thomas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
Nick Carter on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Nick Carter on other issues.
  • Clean coal can coexist with clean energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Support cap-and-trade but not a long-term solution. (Sep 2008)
  • Quagmire in Mideast is result of dependence on oil. (Sep 2008)
  • Supports tax credit for commercial wind energy production. (Jun 2008)
Barbara Cubin on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (WY-At-Large): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Cubin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Keith Goodenough on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Goodenough on other issues.
  • Replace coal and oil with alternatives, eventually. (Jun 2008)
Dale Groutage on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dale Groutage on other issues.
  • Shift from foreign energy to local energy. (Jan 2006)
  • Energy Blueprint for alternative energy & cars. (Jan 2006)
Chris Rothfuss on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Rothfuss on other issues.
  • Cap-and-trade strategy is superior to a carbon tax. (Sep 2008)
  • We need coal and oil for energy independence. (Aug 2008)
  • Make Wyoming a leader in energy policy. (Jun 2008)
  • Leverage all resources--coal, oil, gas, wind, solar, nuclear. (Mar 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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