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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Susana Martinez on Technology
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Susana Martinez on other issues.
  • Protect Spaceport New Mexico from lawsuit abuse. (Jan 2013)
  • Tax credit for high-tech R&D. (Jan 2012)

Senate:

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Jeff Bingaman on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Bingaman on other issues.
  • Supports "Fairness Doctrine" requiring balance in talk radio. (Nov 2009)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Martin Heinrich on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Invest in infrastructure and tech transfer. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
John Sanchez on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Udall on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
Heather Wilson on Technology
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)

House:


Ben Ray Lujan on Technology
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ben Ray Lujan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (Oct 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michelle Lujan-Grisham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Steve Pearce on Technology
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bill Richardson on Technology
Democratic Governor (NM); Secretary of Commerce-Designee: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Richardson on other issues.
  • Launched Spaceport America; signed Virgin Galactic as tenant. (Jan 2009)
  • Doesn’t believe in UFOs, but wants more info on Roswell. (Nov 2007)
  • Nurture & invest in science and technology. (Oct 2007)
  • Subsidize inter-city rail--it works in New Mexico. (Oct 2007)
  • Partner on rail & smart growth; no privatized toll roads. (Aug 2007)
  • 250 science & math academies to limit technical outsourcing. (Jun 2007)
  • Pushed R&D tax credit--3 year tax holiday for high tech. (Nov 2005)
  • Allocate capital to education and water projects. (Jan 2004)
Hector Balderas on Technology
Former Democratic Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Hector Balderas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Heinrich on Technology
Democrat (Senate run 2012) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Martin Heinrich on other issues.
  • Invest in infrastructure and tech transfer. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
Gary Johnson on Technology
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gary Johnson on other issues.
  • Oversaw construction of 500 miles of new highway. (Aug 2012)
  • Highway 44: Private alternatives to infrastructure spending. (Jul 2011)
  • Opposes Net Neutrality; no government regulation of Internet. (Jul 2011)
  • NM building twice as many 4-lane highways with no tax raise. (Jan 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Joe Carraro on Technology
Former Republican Challenger (2006): Click here for Joe Carraro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Skeen on Technology
Former Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Skeen on other issues.
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Gloria Tristani on Technology
2002 Democratic Challenger (NM): Click here for Gloria Tristani on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Benavides on Technology
Republican challenger; previously state senator: Click here for Tom Benavides on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Domenici on Technology
Republican Sr Senator (NM): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Pete Domenici on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Francesca Lobato on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Francesca Lobato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allen McCulloch on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Allen McCulloch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Pearce on Technology
Republican Representative (NM-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Steve Pearce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
David Pfeffer on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for David Pfeffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Teague on Technology
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Harry Teague on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Tom Udall on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NM-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tom Udall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
Heather Wilson on Technology
Republican Representative (NM-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Heather Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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