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Sam Brownback on Budget & Economy
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Road Map for Kansas: integrated growth plan. (Nov 2010)
  • Stimulate economy in places where people are in need. (Sep 2007)
  • Rein in out-of-control spending and balance the budget. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)

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Randall Batson on Budget & Economy
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Randall Batson on other issues.
  • Market-led recovery instead of federal stimulus. (Sep 2014)
  • No rainy day fund; reduce all spending. (Nov 2010)
Jerry Moran on Budget & Economy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
  • Sponsored applying all remaining stimulus funds to deficit. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
Pat Roberts on Budget & Economy
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Pat Roberts on other issues.
  • Ok to spend in time of war; otherwise don't be over-generous. (Jul 2014)
  • Voted YES 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 NO 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 YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Chad Taylor on Budget & Economy
Democrat Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chad Taylor on other issues.
  • Budget cuts threaten basic prosecutorial services. (Mar 2014)
Todd Tiahrt on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES 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)
  • 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)
Milton Wolf on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Milton Wolf on other issues.
  • Free enterprise is the key to national prosperity. (Jul 2014)
  • Stand up to out-of-control Washington spending. (Dec 2013)

House:


Tim Huelskamp on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Huelskamp 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 Budget Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Lynn Jenkins on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Jenkins 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 YES 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)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
Mike Pompeo on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pompeo 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)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Todd Tiahrt on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES 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)
  • 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)
Kevin Yoder on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Yoder 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)
  • Member of House Committee on Appropriations. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban roadway signs indicating Recovery Act funding. (Feb 2011)
  • Apply all remaining stimulus funds to budget deficit. (Feb 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Parkinson on Budget & Economy
Former Democratic Governor (2009-2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Parkinson on other issues.
  • Constitutionally require set-aside for emergency fund. (Jan 2010)
Kathleen Sebelius on Budget & Economy
Democratic KS Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kathleen Sebelius on other issues.
  • Erased $1.1 billion budget deficit without raising taxes. (Jun 2008)
  • Economy requires urgent action & sustained attention. (Jan 2008)
  • Uncovered $159 million in wasteful government spending. (Nov 2006)
Greg Orman on Budget & Economy
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Greg Orman on other issues.
  • Report federal spending by strict accounting standards. (Jun 2014)
Bill Graves on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Graves on other issues.
  • Reauthorize the Kansas state lottery. (Jan 2001)
  • Let state meat inspection suffice for interstate shipments. (Jul 2000)
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
  • Foster dairy production that is market driven. (Feb 1998)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Bob Dole on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Dole on other issues.
  • 1995 chief legislative goal: Balanced budget. (Nov 2005)
  • Stop deficit spending and balance the budget. (Nov 1996)
Sheila Frahm on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Senate Appointee (1996): Click here for Sheila Frahm on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Kassebaum on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for Nancy Kassebaum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jan Meyers on Budget & Economy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jan Meyers on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Joe Bellis on Budget & Economy
2010 Reform Party Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Bellis on other issues.
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
Nancy Boyda on Budget & Economy
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Boyda on other issues.
  • 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)
Sam Brownback on Budget & Economy
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Road Map for Kansas: integrated growth plan. (Nov 2010)
  • Stimulate economy in places where people are in need. (Sep 2007)
  • Rein in out-of-control spending and balance the budget. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Dan Glickman on Budget & Economy
Dem. (to Cabinet 1995) (District 4): Click here for Dan Glickman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lisa Johnston on Budget & Economy
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Lisa Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lee Jones on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate Challenger (KS): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Jones on other issues.
  • $1B per day interest on national debt must have an effect. (Oct 2004)
Dennis Moore on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (KS-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Moore 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 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 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)
  • Retire half the public debt by 2006. (May 2001)
  • Truth in Spending: show actual costs vs. planned costs. (Jul 2010)
  • More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud. (May 2009)
Jerry Moran on Budget & Economy
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
  • Sponsored applying all remaining stimulus funds to deficit. (Feb 2011)
  • Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
Jim Ryun on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Ryun on other issues.
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
Jim Slattery on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Slattery on other issues.
  • Replace reckless spending with tough “pay as you go” policy. (May 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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