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Dave Heineman on Drugs
Republican NE Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
  • Protect Nebraskans from the very dangerous drug, meth. (Jan 2006)

Senate:

NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes. (Nov 2004)
Ben Nelson on Drugs
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • Supports “Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it”. (Sep 2000)
  • Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use. (Sep 2007)
Shane Osborn on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Sasse on Drugs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Drugs
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated -10 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
Adrian Smith on Drugs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Adrian Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
Lee Terry on Drugs
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated -20 by NORML, indicating a "hard-on-drugs" stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Ban federal funding for needle-exchange programs. (Mar 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Drugs
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Jon Bruning on Drugs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
  • Requested an earmark to fund a drug-war program. (Apr 2012)
Pat Flynn on Drugs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Johanns on Drugs
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
  • States should make drug policy, not feds. (Aug 2001)
Bob Kerrey on Drugs
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on spending international development funds on drug control. (Jul 1996)
Don Stenberg on Drugs
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doug Bereuter on Drugs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on subjecting federal employees to random drug tests. (Sep 1998)
Jon Christensen on Drugs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Exon on Drugs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charlie Matulka on Drugs
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Chuck Hagel on Drugs
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chuck Hagel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing penalties for drug offenses. (Nov 1999)
Scott Kleeb on Drugs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Treat kids’ substance abuse as a mental health issue. (Aug 2008)
  • Focus attention on the growing meth problem. (Mar 2006)
  • Adequate treatment options first, to deal with meth. (Mar 2006)
Steven Larrick on Drugs
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Osborne on Drugs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Osborne on other issues.
  • Voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism. (Sep 2001)
Tony Raimondo on Drugs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ricketts on Drugs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
  • More border security and stricter sentencing for drugs. (May 2006)
David Kramer on Drugs
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for David Kramer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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