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Bobby Jindal on Technology
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Same communication problems during Katrina as on 9/11. (Nov 2010)
  • Criminalize use of internet routers & wi-fi for child porn. (Jan 2009)
  • $515 million investment in transportation & infrastructure. (Mar 2008)
  • $209 million investment in new roads and expansion. (Mar 2008)
  • $50 million for Pennington Biomedical Research Center. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)

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Bill Cassidy on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Mary Landrieu on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (LA): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mary Landrieu on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
Rob Maness on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Rob Maness on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Vitter on Technology
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)

House:


Charles Boustany on Technology
Republican Representative (LA-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Charles Boustany on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored bill to dedicate funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Fleming on Technology
Republican (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Fleming on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jeff Landry on Technology
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Landry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
Vance McAllister on Technology
Republican (District 5): Click here for Vance McAllister on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cedric Richmond on Technology
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cedric Richmond on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Steve Scalise on Technology
Republican Representative (LA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Steve Scalise on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (Oct 2011)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Kathleen Blanco on Technology
Democratic LA Governor: Click here for Kathleen Blanco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rodney Alexander on Technology
Democratic Representative (LA-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Alexander on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Bill Cassidy on Technology
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Mike Foster on Technology
Former Republican Governor (1996-2003): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Foster on other issues.
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Richard Hugh Baker on Technology
Republican (Resigned 2008) (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hugh Baker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
John Breaux on Technology
Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Breaux on other issues.
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
John Cooksey on Technology
2004 former Republican Nominee: Click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris John on Technology
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Chris John on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris John on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Bennett Johnston on Technology
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bennett Johnston on other issues.
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Bob Livingston on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Livingston on other issues.
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Billy Tauzin on Technology
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Billy Tauzin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Billy Tauzin III on Technology
Former GOP Challenger (2004) (District 3): Click here for Billy Tauzin III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Cao on Technology
Republican (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Cao on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Cooksey on Technology
Republican (District 5): Click here for John Cooksey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bobby Jindal on Technology
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Same communication problems during Katrina as on 9/11. (Nov 2010)
  • Criminalize use of internet routers & wi-fi for child porn. (Jan 2009)
  • $515 million investment in transportation & infrastructure. (Mar 2008)
  • $209 million investment in new roads and expansion. (Mar 2008)
  • $50 million for Pennington Biomedical Research Center. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
John Neely Kennedy on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger (LA): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Neely Kennedy on other issues.
  • Innovative financing proposal to fund the completion of I-49. (Mar 2008)
Jim McCrery on Technology
Republican Representative (LA-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim McCrery on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Charles Melancon on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Charles Melancon on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
David Vitter on Technology
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Paul Carmouche on Technology
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Paul Carmouche on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Cazayoux on Technology
Democratic Representative (LA-6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Cazayoux on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
William Jefferson on Technology
Democratic Representative (LA-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for William Jefferson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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