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Brian Sandoval on Budget & Economy
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Sandoval on other issues.
  • We passed a balanced budget post-Great Recession. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

NV 2012: 2012 Nevada Senate Debates


Shelley Berkley on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
John Ensign on Budget & Economy
Republican Jr Senator (NV): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Ensign on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (May 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on paying down federal debt by rating programs' effectiveness. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on $40B in reduced federal overall spending. (Dec 2005)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Dean Heller on Budget & Economy
Republican: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • 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 NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • 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 the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
Harry Reid on Budget & Economy
Democratic Sr Senator (NV): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Harry Reid on other issues.
  • Cut, Cap and Balance is worst legislation in history. (Jan 2012)
  • Bush’s deficit is a ‘birth tax’ of $36,000 on every child. (Feb 2005)
  • 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)
  • More enforcement of mortgage fraud and TARP fraud. (May 2009)

House:


Mark Amodei on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Amodei on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Disapprove of increasing the debt limit. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Feb 2013)
Joe Heck on Budget & Economy
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Joe Heck on other issues.
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution. (Jan 2011)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
  • Prioritize critical spending in case debt limit reached. (Jan 2013)
Steven Horsford on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Horsford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Supports federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Dina Titus on Budget & Economy
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dina Titus on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • 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)
  • Ban abusive credit practices & enhance consumer disclosure. (Feb 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Gibbons on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • Raise the amount of protection for property by $200k. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Kenny Guinn on Budget & Economy
Republican NV Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Guinn on other issues.
  • Change government to deal with explosive growth. (Jan 2001)
  • Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role. (Feb 2001)
  • Uphold commitments to states before other spending. (Sep 2001)
Shelley Berkley on Budget & Economy
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Dean Heller on Budget & Economy
Republican: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • 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 NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  • 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 the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge. (Jan 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
Richard Bryan on Budget & Economy
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Bryan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing national debt reduction below tax cuts. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on 1998 GOP budget. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on Balanced-budget constitutional amendment. (Mar 1997)
Barbara Vucanovich on Budget & Economy
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Vucanovich on other issues.
  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Rick Ziser on Budget & Economy
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Ziser on other issues.
  • Priority: Reduce federal spending. (Aug 2004)
Sharron Angle on Budget & Economy
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sharron Angle on other issues.
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes the stimulus bill. (Sep 2010)
Jack Carter on Budget & Economy
Democratic challenger, previously First Son: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jack Carter on other issues.
  • Katrina showed Bush’s incompetence & fiscal irresponsibility. (May 2006)
  • Pay-as-you-go, by cutting programs or raising taxes. (May 2006)
  • Shift spending from wars to infrastructure and benefits. (Apr 2006)
Jon Porter on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NV-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jon Porter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted YES 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)
Jim Gibbons on Budget & Economy
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • Raise the amount of protection for property by $200k. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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