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Dan Malloy on Energy & Oil
Democratic Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
  • Leverage private capital to deliver renewable energy. (Jan 2013)
  • Comprehensive plan to conserve and lower consumption. (Nov 2010)
  • Explore wind energy but no windmills in Long Island Sound. (Nov 2010)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • Cap-and-trade OK; fuel cells & clean energy better. (Oct 2010)
  • America must win race for Green Energy. (Aug 2010)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
Susan Bysiewicz on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
  • Require energy buybacks from solar panels and windmills. (May 2012)
  • Security transactional tax to invest in green technology. (Mar 2012)
  • Build clean-energy industries and jobs. (Jul 2011)
Linda McMahon on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
  • Cap-and-trade is an energy tax. (Oct 2010)
  • More nuclear power; more domestic oil. (Sep 2010)
  • Oppose cap-and-trade; support offshore drilling. (Jul 2010)
Chris Murphy on Energy & Oil
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Cap oil prices; let market decide green technology. (May 2012)
  • Energy reform is my holy grail. (May 2012)
  • End oil speculation to drive down gas prices. (Apr 2012)
  • Oil & gas companies are prevent renewable energy development. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Christopher Shays on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)

House:


Joe Courtney on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Rosa DeLauro on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Elizabeth Esty on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
  • Incentives for energy efficiency instead of $41B to Big Oil. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
Jim Himes on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes on other issues.
  • We must become the agents of a green revolution. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
John Larson on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for John Larson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Tom Foley on Energy & Oil
Former Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jodi Rell on Energy & Oil
Republican CT Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
  • Energy and heating assistance for families in need. (Jan 2009)
  • 20% alternative fuels by 2020. (Sep 2006)
Joseph Lieberman on Energy & Oil
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 46 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • 50% Excess Profits Tax on oil companiesí undeserved profit. (Oct 2006)
  • Energy Bill included incentives for conservation. (Oct 2006)
  • Set America Free Act: reduce oil from unstable countries. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney energy bill was imperfect but good for CT. (Jul 2006)
  • Raise CAFE standard from 27.5 mpg to 40, including SUVs. (Jan 2004)
  • Support Alaskan Natural Gas Pipeline; opposes drilling ANWR. (Nov 2003)
  • Accept some American responsibility for global warming. (Nov 2003)
  • Declaration of Energy Independence. (Sep 2003)
  • Raise mileage standard to 40 mpg. (Sep 2003)
  • Destroying pristine ANWR not worth 6 months of oil. (Oct 2000)
  • Save 3 mpg and we conserve same as drilling Alaska. (Oct 2000)
  • Incentives for business to reduce greenhouse emissions. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Protocol should include China. (Jan 2000)
  • Clean Energy: deregulate electricity & reduce pollutants. (Jul 1999)
  • Climate change is bilingual, for business & for enviros. (Mar 1999)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report. (Jun 2003)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Sponsored bill for greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness. (Nov 2007)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
  • Gas tax holiday for the summer. (Apr 2008)
Chris Murphy on Energy & Oil
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • Cap oil prices; let market decide green technology. (May 2012)
  • Energy reform is my holy grail. (May 2012)
  • End oil speculation to drive down gas prices. (Apr 2012)
  • Oil & gas companies are prevent renewable energy development. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
John Rowland on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Rowland on other issues.
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Gary Franks on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Energy & Oil
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Miriam Masullo on Energy & Oil
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Orchulli on Energy & Oil
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Simmons on Energy & Oil
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Chris Dodd on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 33 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Propose a gasoline rebate and move to energy independence. (Oct 2007)
  • 80% reduction in CO2 by the year 2080. (Aug 2007)
  • Tax polluters & invest funds in alternative tech. (Aug 2007)
  • Raise standard to 50 mpg by 2017; make federal fleet hybrids. (Jul 2007)
  • Impose corporate carbon tax; need price incentives for GHGs. (Jul 2007)
  • FactCheck: Two other candidates also call for carbon taxes. (Jul 2007)
  • Carbon tax of $50B/year to make alternatives competitive. (May 2007)
  • Gas tax its consumers too directly; tax carbon instead. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness. (Nov 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Sam Gejdenson on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Nancy Lee Johnson on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 6): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Kennelly on Energy & Oil
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • Focus on incentives & conservation to reduce oil dependence. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney Energy Bill lost chance for comprehensive energy plan. (Oct 2006)
  • Cheney energy bill keeps us dependent on foreign oil. (Jul 2006)
  • Overarching plan for clean energy and energy independence. (May 2006)
  • Bush energy bill loaded with tax giveaways to oil lobby. (Mar 2006)
Jim Maloney on Energy & Oil
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
Alan Schlesinger on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
  • 1980s Excess Profits Tax caused skyrocketing oil prices. (Oct 2006)
  • Energy Bill had 3-mile LNG platform in Long Island Sound. (Oct 2006)
  • Declaration of Energy Independence: 2-tiered oil profit tax. (Oct 2006)
  • Suspend the gas tax during the driving months. (Oct 2006)
  • Encourage alternative fuels but also drill ANWR. (Oct 2006)
Christopher Shays on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Rob Simmons on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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