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Mike Beebe on Social Security
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
  • No diverting social security dollars into private accounts. (Nov 2006)

Senate:

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John Boozman on Social Security
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Private accounts should be looked at as an option. (Sep 2010)
  • Invest payroll taxes in individual private accounts. (Nov 2004)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mark Pryor on Social Security
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • Preserve trust fund; no privatization. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

House:


Tom Cotton on Social Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Crawford on Social Security
Republican (District 1): Click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Griffin on Social Security
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • No privatization; no raising retirement age. (Nov 2010)
Steve Womack on Social Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
  • Supports privatizing Social Security. (Nov 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Ross on Social Security
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Mike Huckabee on Social Security
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • Will try to fix Social Security with FairTax. (Jan 2008)
  • Personalization of retirement funds, not privatization. (Oct 2007)
  • Personal retirement accounts allow investing in one’s future. (Sep 2007)
  • Replace payroll tax & fund Social Security with FairTax. (Sep 2007)
  • No Congressional pensions; give them same deal as citizens. (Nov 1992)
  • Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal funding of Social Services Block Grants. (Sep 1999)
Dale Bumpers on Social Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted NO on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
Tim Hutchinson on Social Security
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing Roth IRAs for retirees. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on allowing personal retirement accounts. (Apr 1998)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
David Pryor on Social Security
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes. (May 1996)
Marion Berry on Social Security
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget. (May 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Boozman on Social Security
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Private accounts should be looked at as an option. (Sep 2010)
  • Invest payroll taxes in individual private accounts. (Nov 2004)
  • Rated 10% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jay Dickey on Social Security
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Tom Formicola on Social Security
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Social Security
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Privatize Social Security. (Apr 2010)
  • Favor changing the amount of Social Security benefits. (Jul 2004)
  • Favor Social Security privatization. (Jul 2004)
  • End abortion to keep Social Security strong. (Jul 2004)
Asa Hutchinson on Social Security
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Rebekah Kennedy on Social Security
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • Social Security cannot be replaced by individual plans. (May 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Social Security
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Restore funding to the Social Services Block Grant. (Jun 2000)
  • Eliminate Earnings Test; encourage seniors to work. (Mar 2000)
  • Voted NO on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on using the Social Security Surplus to fund tax reductions. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on Social Security Lockbox & limiting national debt. (Apr 1999)
  • Create Retirement Savings Accounts. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 70% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Opposes private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Vic Snyder on Social Security
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising 401(k) limits & making pension plans more portable. (May 2001)
  • Voted NO on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
  • Rated 90% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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