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Cory Booker on Budget & Economy
Mayor of Newark: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Paying your fair share isn't class warfare, it's patriotism. (Sep 2012)
  • Endorsed Gov. Christie's property tax agenda. (Jun 2012)
  • Replace spending with tax incentives to stimulate hiring. (Dec 2011)
  • Budget crisis: cut $60M in spending; cut municipal taxes. (Feb 2008)
Barbara Buono on Budget & Economy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Buono on other issues.
  • My budget work speaks for itself, including $11B deficit. (Apr 2013)
Chris Christie on Budget & Economy
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Christie on other issues.
  • Let government shutdown occur, until Legislature is ready. (Jun 2012)
  • 2011: 2% cap on most cities' municipal spending. (Jun 2012)
  • Erased $11B in budget deficit via spending cuts. (Jul 2011)
  • To make budget deal, must get leadership talking in one room. (Jun 2011)

Senate:

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Cory Booker on Budget & Economy
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Paying your fair share isn't class warfare, it's patriotism. (Sep 2012)
  • Endorsed Gov. Christie's property tax agenda. (Jun 2012)
  • Replace spending with tax incentives to stimulate hiring. (Dec 2011)
  • Budget crisis: cut $60M in spending; cut municipal taxes. (Feb 2008)
Jeff Chiesa on Budget & Economy
Republican Appointee: Click here for Jeff Chiesa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gwen Diakos on Budget & Economy
Independent Challenger: Click here for Gwen Diakos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rush Holt on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Joe Kyrillos on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Kyrillos on other issues.
  • Opposes Jon Corzine economic strategy. (Oct 2012)
  • Wrong policy: Higher taxes, more spending, more debt. (Oct 2012)
  • It's not a political problem; it's a math problem. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports a constitutional BBA. (Oct 2012)
Steve Lonegan on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Lonegan on other issues.
  • Opposes Hurricane Sandy funding; funding needs more scrutiny. (Jul 2013)
  • End out-of-control spending; freeze spending and debt. (Jan 2009)
Robert Menendez on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Require full disclosure about subprime mortgages. (Dec 2007)
  • Reform mortgage rules to prevent foreclosure & bankruptcy. (Feb 2008)
  • More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud. (May 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Frank Pallone on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)

House:


Rob Andrews on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
Rodney Frelinghuysen on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NJ-11): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Frelinghuysen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Member of House Committee on Appropriations. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Scott Garrett on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NJ-5): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Scott Garrett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports Balanced Budget Amendment & on-budget accounting. (Dec 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
  • Member of House Budget Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Banking Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Require a balanced budget, by Constitutional amendment. (Jan 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Jan 2013)
Rush Holt on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Leonard Lance on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Lance on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Require a balanced budget, by Constitutional amendment. (Jan 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
Frank LoBiondo on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NJ-2): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Frank LoBiondo on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt. (Sep 2000)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Require a balanced budget, by Constitutional amendment. (Jan 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Frank Pallone on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Bill Pascrell on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Member of House Budget Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Donald Payne Jr. on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Donald Payne Jr. on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Steven Rothman on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Steven Rothman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Jon Runyan on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jon Runyan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Albio Sires on Budget & Economy
Democrat: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Albio Sires on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Christopher Smith on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NJ-4): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Richard Codey on Budget & Economy
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
  • OpEd: Wall Street image clashed during foreclosure crisis. (Feb 2011)
  • My 1st priority--& 2nd & 3rd--is to get thru economic crisis. (Jul 2009)
  • Will not vote for any bill that will put us into deficit. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted NO on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
Chris Daggett on Budget & Economy
Independent Challenger (2009): Click here for Chris Daggett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on Budget & Economy
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2000): Click here for Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Lautenberg on Budget & Economy
Democratic Sr Senator (NJ): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Frank Lautenberg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
  • Reform mortgage rules to prevent foreclosure & bankruptcy. (Feb 2008)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Ian Linker on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ian Linker on other issues.
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
Donald Payne on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Donny DiFrancesco on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Governor (2001): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Donny DiFrancesco on other issues.
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
Thomas Kean on Budget & Economy
Former Republican Governor (1982-1989): Click here for Thomas Kean on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McGreevey on Budget & Economy
Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGreevey on other issues.
  • Oversaw $6.1M city surplus; reduced city workforce 10%. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports state budget cap and limiting state debt. (Jun 2001)
Bret Schundler on Budget & Economy
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Bret Schundler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Bradley on Budget & Economy
2000 Democratic Primary Challenger for President: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bill Bradley on other issues.
  • Define national interest in human terms, not economic terms. (Aug 2000)
  • Fiscal restraint, open markets, invest in future. (Aug 2000)
  • Prosperity is a means to an end; goal is solving problems. (Aug 2000)
  • Disappointed, but voted for Clinton economic recovery plan. (Jun 1994)
  • Early supporter of simplifying taxes, cutting deficit & debt. (Jan 2000)
  • More for tech education since tech created surplus. (Jan 2000)
  • Americaís prosperity must also benefit the poor. (Jan 2000)
  • Donít raise taxes during economic downturns. (Dec 1999)
  • Re-appoint Alan Greenspan as Federal Reserve chairman. (Aug 1999)
  • Open markets; low taxes; research investments. (May 1999)
Douglas Forrester on Budget & Economy
2002 Republican Challenger for Senate (NJ): Click here for Douglas Forrester on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Torricelli on Budget & Economy
Former Democratic Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Torricelli on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
John Adler on Budget & Economy
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Adler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Truth in Spending: show actual costs vs. planned costs. (Jul 2010)
Rob Andrews on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Establish a usury limit of 16% for consumer credit cards. (Dec 2009)
Richard Codey on Budget & Economy
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
  • OpEd: Wall Street image clashed during foreclosure crisis. (Feb 2011)
  • My 1st priority--& 2nd & 3rd--is to get thru economic crisis. (Jul 2009)
  • Will not vote for any bill that will put us into deficit. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted NO on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
Anne Evans Estabrook on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Anne Evans Estabrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Ferguson on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NJ-7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ferguson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Robert Franks on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Franks on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Kean Jr. on Budget & Economy
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thomas Kean Jr. on other issues.
  • NJ has a net loss of $31B to Washington from federal taxes. (Oct 2006)
Bill Pascrell on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Member of House Budget Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Donald Payne on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Joe Pennacchio on Budget & Economy
Republican challenger: Click here for Joe Pennacchio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marge Roukema on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marge Roukema on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
  • Maintain & enforce existing spending caps in the future. (Sep 1998)
Murray Sabrin on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Murray Sabrin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Saxton on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NJ-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Saxton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Robert Menendez on Budget & Economy
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
  • Require full disclosure about subprime mortgages. (Dec 2007)
  • Reform mortgage rules to prevent foreclosure & bankruptcy. (Feb 2008)
  • More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud. (May 2009)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)
Dick Zimmer on Budget & Economy
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Dick Zimmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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