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Jan Brewer on Budget & Economy
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jan Brewer on other issues.
  • Fixed $3B deficit & replenished Rainy Day Fund. (Jan 2014)
  • $5B budget deficit is wrong; right is doing the hard things. (Jan 2010)
  • Update antiquated laws and remove publication requirements. (Dec 2008)
Fred DuVal on Budget & Economy
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Fred DuVal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Gordon on Budget & Economy
Mayor of Phoenix: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Gordon on other issues.
  • Responsible budgeting sets city up for future. (Jul 2011)
JL Mealer on Budget & Economy
Independent for Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for JL Mealer on other issues.
  • Federal Budget is beyond bloated and full of waste. (Jan 2012)
  • Replace usurious Fed currency with precious metals. (Sep 2011)

Senate:

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Richard Carmona on Budget & Economy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Richard Carmona on other issues.
  • Supply-side economics is valid. (Oct 2012)
  • Invest in long-term jobs, not just speculator profits. (Aug 2012)
Jeff Flake on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Debt-Buy Down Act: designate 10% of taxes for national debt. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Appropriations. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
Jon Kyl on Budget & Economy
Republican Jr Senator (AZ; retiring 2012): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jon Kyl on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Biennial budget and appropriations process. (Jan 2009)
John McCain on Budget & Economy
Republican nominee for President; Senior Senator (AZ): Click here for 63 full quotes OR click here for John McCain on other issues.
  • Obama's new spending is committing generational theft. (Nov 2010)
  • Proposed firing SEC chairman for 2008 economic crisis. (Jan 2010)
  • We’ve laid a $10 trillion debt on our young people. (Oct 2008)
  • Energy independence & tax cuts for all. (Oct 2008)
  • Stabilize mortgage industry so people stay in their homes. (Oct 2008)
  • Cut down on earmarks & establish priorities. (Oct 2008)
  • I have fought against excessive spending my entire career. (Sep 2008)
  • Can’t pass trillions of dollars of debt to our children. (Jul 2008)
  • GovWatch: Specified cuts are $10B, not $100B. (May 2008)
  • 1980s Keating Five: biggest financial scandal in US history. (Mar 2008)
  • Things are tough now, but we’re better off than in 2000. (Jan 2008)
  • May have to go further to fix the subprime lending situation. (Jan 2008)
  • Recession is partly psychological and not inevitable. (Jan 2008)
  • I’m well-versed in economics; I was at the Reagan Revolution. (Jan 2008)
  • FactCheck: Said--then denied--he needed economics education. (Jan 2008)
  • Will be able to reduce war costs & have a stable Middle East. (Jan 2008)
  • Reform insurance to cover violent weather patterns. (Jan 2008)
  • To avoid recession, stop out-of-control spending. (Jan 2008)
  • Loss of economic strength leads to losing military strength. (Dec 2007)
  • Republicans have forgotten how to control spending. (Nov 2007)
  • AdWatch: Outrageous to spend $233M for bridge to nowhere. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck:Bridge-to-Nowhere never built; would serve 200,000. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: Criticized “Woodstock museum,” but skipped vote. (Nov 2007)
  • Congress spends money like a drunken sailor. (May 2007)
  • Consistent conservative voting on free-market principles. (Sep 2000)
  • FactCheck: Obama’s new programs cost $286B; McCain’s $211B. (Oct 2008)
  • Use veto power to reduce government spending. (Jan 2000)
  • Distribute surplus: 23% tax cuts; 62% Social Security. (Jan 2000)
  • $9B of pork in current budget bills; cut subsidies. (Oct 1999)
  • For Balanced Budget Amend., & off-budget Social Security. (Jul 1999)
  • List of budgetary spending priorities. (Jul 1998)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment. (Jul 1998)
  • Apply surplus to Social Security, Medicare, tax cuts & debt. (Jul 1998)

    Financial Bailout

  • OpEd: Financial crisis gave best chance for 2008 comeback. (Nov 2010)
  • OpEd: could have single-handedly killed the bailout. (Aug 2010)
  • 2008 financial bailout bill: GOP gets blamed if it fails. (Jan 2010)
  • Suspended campaign to call Sep. 2008 economic summit. (Jan 2010)
  • Americans are innocent victims of Wall Street greed. (Oct 2008)
  • $300B to buy up home mortgages; put a floor under it. (Oct 2008)
  • FactCheck: $300B mortgage plan shifts burden to taxpayers. (Oct 2008)
  • FactCheck: Yes, “fundamentals are strong” but “threatened”. (Oct 2008)
  • Buy up bad mortgages so people can stay in homes. (Oct 2008)
  • I suspended my campaign to help resolve financial crisis. (Oct 2008)
  • FactCheck: Rescue package already has mortgage renegotiation. (Oct 2008)
  • Have no doubt about the magnitude of financial crisis. (Sep 2008)
  • Recoup financial bailout cost by cutting spending. (Sep 2008)
  • Freeze on everything but Defense, Veterans & entitlements. (Sep 2008)
  • These are tough times; we need changes; so keep taxes low. (Aug 2008)
  • Bailing out Bear Stearns necessary to protect economy. (Apr 2008)
  • Key is to not to bail out homeowners who speculated. (Apr 2008)
  • Impose some fiscal discipline to revive the economy. (Jan 2008)

    Voting Record

  • Veto all pork-barrel bills and announce pork spenders. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)

House:


Ron Barber on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Barber on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Trent Franks on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (AZ-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Trent Franks on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Jan 2013)
Paul Gosar on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gosar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding. (Jun 2011)
  • Apply all remaining stimulus funds to budget deficit. (Feb 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Jan 2013)
Raul Grijalva on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (AZ-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Raul Grijalva on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Ann Kirkpatrick on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ann Kirkpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Raise small business depreciation to $125,000. (Jul 2009)
David Schweikert on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Schweikert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
Kyrsten Sinema on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kyrsten Sinema on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Supports federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Janet Napolitano-Gov on Budget & Economy
Former Democratic Governor; now in Cabinet: Click here for Janet Napolitano-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Budget & Economy
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • No one-time gimmicks; we need truth in budgeting. (Jul 2014)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Don Bivens on Budget & Economy
Former Democratic Challenger (2012): Click here for Don Bivens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bryan Hackbarth on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Bryan Hackbarth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ruben on Budget & Economy
Democratic Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Ruben on other issues.
  • Live within our means & pay down our debt. (May 2012)
  • Wealth has become concentrated in the hands of a few. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Debt-Buy Down Act: designate 10% of taxes for national debt. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Appropriations. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
Gabby Giffords on Budget & Economy
Democrat: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Gabby Giffords on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Retire half the public debt by 2006. (May 2001)
  • Sponsored Truth in Spending: compare actual to planned costs. (Jul 2010)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Ed Pastor on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (AZ-4): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pastor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Member of House Committee on Appropriations. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Ben Quayle on Budget & Economy
Republican (lost 2012 primary) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ben Quayle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
Matt Salmon on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Matt Salmon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • by the Club for Growth, for pro-growth stances. (Aug 2012)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Jan 2013)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Jane Dee Hull on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Governor (1997-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jane Dee Hull on other issues.
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
J.D. Hayworth on Budget & Economy
Republican (until 2007) (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
J.D. Hayworth on Budget & Economy
2010 Republican challenger; previously US Representative: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Stuart Starky on Budget & Economy
2004 former Democrat challenger; also ran for Senate in '00: Click here for Stuart Starky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Stump on Budget & Economy
Former GOP (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Stump on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Rudy Garcia on Budget & Economy
2010 Democratic challenger (lost primary); previously Mayor: Click here for Rudy Garcia on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rodney Glassman on Budget & Economy
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Rodney Glassman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Kolbe on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Kolbe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Harry Mitchell on Budget & Economy
Democrat: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Harry Mitchell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Jim Pederson on Budget & Economy
Democratic challenger, state party chair: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Pederson on other issues.
  • Get debt under control instead of recklessly spending taxes. (May 2006)
Rick Renzi on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (AZ-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rick Renzi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
John Shadegg on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (AZ-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Shadegg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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