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Phil Bryant on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor: Click here for Phil Bryant on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MS 2014: 2014 MS Senate debate


Thad Cochran on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Sr Senator (MS): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Thad Cochran on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)
Albert N. Gore on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Albert N. Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris McDaniel on Welfare & Poverty
Republican challenger: Click here for Chris McDaniel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Wicker on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)

House:


Gregg Harper on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gregg Harper on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Alan Nunnelee on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Nunnelee on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Steven Palazzo on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Palazzo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Bennie Thompson on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MS-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bennie Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored funding re-development of abandoned & foreclosed properties. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Apr 2013)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Haley Barbour on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (2004-2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Welfare is harmful in many, many ways. (Apr 1996)
  • Real welfare reformers seek to uphold the American family. (Apr 1996)
  • Enterprise zones let poor neighborhoods get honest jobs. (Apr 1996)
Kirk Fordice on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (1992-1999): Click here for Kirk Fordice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ronnie Musgrove on Welfare & Poverty
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
  • Promote the next generation of welfare reform. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
  • More federal funding for Low-income energy assistance. (Sep 2001)
  • Supports TANF grants to states. (Aug 2001)
Haley Barbour on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican challenger (2006), Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Welfare is harmful in many, many ways. (Apr 1996)
  • Real welfare reformers seek to uphold the American family. (Apr 1996)
  • Enterprise zones let poor neighborhoods get honest jobs. (Apr 1996)
Bill Bowlin on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Bowlin on other issues.
  • State welfare flexibility in federal block grants. (May 2006)
Ronnie Musgrove on Welfare & Poverty
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
  • Promote the next generation of welfare reform. (Aug 2001)
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
  • More federal funding for Low-income energy assistance. (Sep 2001)
  • Supports TANF grants to states. (Aug 2001)
Travis Childers on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Travis Childers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
Erik Fleming on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Erik Fleming on other issues.
  • Direct federal poverty aid through religious organizations. (Sep 2006)
Trent Lott on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Charles Pickering on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (MS-3): Click here for Charles Pickering on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chip Pickering on Welfare & Poverty
Republican challenger, U.S. Rep.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chip Pickering on other issues.
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Ronnie Shows on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Shows on other issues.
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Gene Taylor on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
Gene Taylor on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
Roger Wicker on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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