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Dave Heineman on Energy & Oil
Republican NE Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
  • Support pipeline but not at expense of environment. (Nov 2011)
  • National leader in ethanol; now do same for biodiesel. (May 2006)
  • Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. (Mar 2010)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)

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NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Renewable energy like ethanol, plus responsible oil drilling. (May 2012)
  • Support alternative fuel AND coal, natural gas, and oil. (Nov 2004)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
Ben Nelson on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson on other issues.
  • Supports spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 33% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Shane Osborn on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Sasse on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Adrian Smith on Energy & Oil
Republican: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Lee Terry on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Repeal weatherization assistance for low-income persons. (Nov 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Energy & Oil
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • New corn genetics brings 40% yield increase & more ethanol. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes Warner-Lieberman Climate Security Act. (Aug 2008)
  • Expand domestic oil production; reduce refinery regulations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions. (Aug 2001)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Jon Bruning on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
  • Coal is good, cheap energy. (Apr 2012)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Pat Flynn on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
  • Let oil companies drill and build new refineries. (Jul 2011)
Mike Johanns on Energy & Oil
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • New corn genetics brings 40% yield increase & more ethanol. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes Warner-Lieberman Climate Security Act. (Aug 2008)
  • Expand domestic oil production; reduce refinery regulations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions. (Aug 2001)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Bob Kerrey on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • Gas tax should be 7 cents per gallon, not 4.3 cents. (Jun 1994)
  • Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
Don Stenberg on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
  • Defeat Cap and Trade; global warming is unproven. (Jul 2011)
  • Open Alaska and offshore to oil and gas development. (Jul 2011)
  • Develop domestic energy to lower prices. (Jan 2006)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Doug Bereuter on Energy & Oil
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Jon Christensen on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Exon on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
Charlie Matulka on Energy & Oil
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
  • Aggressively support renewable energy & alternative fuels. (Apr 2002)
Bill Barrett on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Chuck Hagel on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Scott Kleeb on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Time to stop questioning sound science on climate change. (Sep 2008)
  • Always a supporter of ethanol; along with solar & wind. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Warner-Lieberman Climate Security Act. (Aug 2008)
  • Release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. (Aug 2008)
  • Renewables ok, but oil exploration must continue. (Jul 2008)
  • Develop a new energy economy. (May 2008)
  • Renewable energy create new industries and jobs. (May 2008)
  • Grant program for early adopters of energy efficiency codes. (May 2008)
  • Encourage next generation bio-fuels. (May 2008)
  • Moral test of our lifetime is combating climate change. (Mar 2008)
Steven Larrick on Energy & Oil
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
  • Only candidate to oppose drilling in ANWR. (Sep 2008)
  • We need a renewable energy policy. (Aug 2008)
  • Green energy is the future of Nebraska. (Aug 2008)
  • More ethanol; more emission controls; more alternative fuels. (Jun 2008)
Tom Osborne on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Osborne on other issues.
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
Tony Raimondo on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ricketts on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
  • Pursue the use of ethanol and bio-diesel fuels. (Feb 2006)
  • Explore for oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve. (Feb 2006)
David Kramer on Energy & Oil
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Kramer on other issues.
  • Emphasize hybrid, fuel cell, and hydrogen technologies. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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