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Jack Dalrymple on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • $15 million in our Housing Incentive Fund and FlexPace. (Jan 2013)

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ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Job training & child care for welfare recipients. (Nov 2002)
Kent Conrad on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad 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 YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)
Heidi Heitkamp on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Hoeven on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)

House:


Kevin Cramer on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 0): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
  • If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. (Sep 2013)
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
Duane Sand on Welfare & Poverty
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for Duane Sand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Berg on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Job training & child care for welfare recipients. (Nov 2002)
Edward Schafer on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
  • Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance. (May 2000)
Mike Liffrig on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
  • Poverty aid through religious groups ok. (Aug 2004)
Byron Dorgan on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted NO on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Tax credits to promote home ownership in distressed areas. (Apr 2003)
Dwight Grotberg on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • Allow federal poverty aid via religious organizations. (Oct 2006)
  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Jul 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy 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)
Tracy Potter on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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