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OH 2012: 2012 Ohio Senate Debates


Sherrod Brown on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated 60% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Josh Mandel on Environment
Republican Nominee: Click here for Josh Mandel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Portman on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored establishing International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (May 2013)

House:


Joyce Beatty on Environment
Democrat (District 3): Click here for Joyce Beatty on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Boccieri on Environment
Democratic challenger (District 16): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boccieri on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
John Boehner on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Boehner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Steve Chabot on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Steve Chabot on other issues.
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored educating humans about spaying, neutering, & adopting pets. (Jun 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Marcia Fudge on Environment
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Marcia Fudge on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Bob Gibbs on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Gibbs on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Mar 2013)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Bill Johnson on Environment
Republican (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bill Johnson on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Aug 2012)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Jim Jordan on Environment
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jordan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Dave Joyce on Environment
Republican (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Joyce on other issues.
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (Jun 2013)
Marcy Kaptur on Environment
Democratic Representative (OH-9): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Marcy Kaptur on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Steven LaTourette on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-14): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Steven LaTourette on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 63% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Bob Latta on Environment
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Latta on other issues.
  • Sponsored Bald Eagle license plate to preserve eagle habitat. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Jim Renacci on Environment
Republican (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Renacci on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Tim Ryan on Environment
Democratic Representative (OH-17): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tim Ryan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Apr 2012)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Steve Stivers on Environment
Republican (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Stivers on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Betty Sutton on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Betty Sutton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Pat Tiberi on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-12): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pat Tiberi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Mike Turner on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Brad Wenstrup on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for Brad Wenstrup on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Kasich on Environment
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Manage the environment to bequest it to future. (Apr 1999)
  • Environment and economy are not at odds. (Apr 1999)
  • Devolve enviro policy-making to State and community. (Apr 1999)
  • Examples of local enviro policy successes. (Apr 1999)
Ted Strickland on Environment
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Bob Taft on Environment
Republican OH Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Taft on other issues.
  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
Kevin Coughlin on Environment
Former Republican Senate Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Kevin Coughlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Pryce on Environment
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Pryce on other issues.
  • Cap-and-trade is an EPA power grab. (Jul 2011)
Steve Austria on Environment
Republican (Retiring 2012) (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Austria on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Dennis Kucinich on Environment
Democratic Representative (OH-10): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • Katrina response underscores what’s wrong about race. (Jun 2007)
  • Scored 100% on Humane Society Scorecard on animal protection. (Jan 2007)
  • Water should forever be in the public domain. (Aug 2003)
  • Bush’s wetland rules would increase flooding. (Aug 2003)
  • Clean, safe water is a human right. (Aug 2003)
  • A clean environment is not a luxury. (Aug 2003)
  • Market-based system has no place in water distribution. (Aug 2002)
  • Water Marks: 10 principles for water protection. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Health impact assessments for environmental health. (Apr 2006)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jean Schmidt on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jean Schmidt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Frank Cremeans on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Frank Cremeans on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike DeWine on Environment
Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mike DeWine on other issues.
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted NO on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Rated 16% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Tax credit to remove lead-based housepaint. (Nov 2005)
Eric Fingerhut on Environment
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Fingerhut on other issues.
  • Bring both new jobs and a cleaner environment. (May 2004)
  • Aggressive effort to increase clean air. (Nov 2002)
Paul Gillmor on Environment
Republican (Deceased 2007) (District 5): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gillmor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
John Glenn on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Glenn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
Tony Hall on Environment
Democrat (until 2002) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Hall on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Martin Hoke on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Martin Hoke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jennifer Brunner on Environment
2010 Dem. Senate Challenger; currently Secretary of State: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jennifer Brunner on other issues.
  • Help renew Ohio's cities to reach their full potential. (Dec 2009)
Eric Deaton on Environment
2010 Constitution Party challenger: Click here for Eric Deaton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steven Driehaus on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Driehaus on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
Lee Fisher on Environment
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for Lee Fisher on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Hackett on Environment
Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Hackett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Hobson on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Dave Hobson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones on Environment
Democratic Representative (OH-11): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Tubbs Jones on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
John Kasich on Environment
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Manage the environment to bequest it to future. (Apr 1999)
  • Environment and economy are not at odds. (Apr 1999)
  • Devolve enviro policy-making to State and community. (Apr 1999)
  • Examples of local enviro policy successes. (Apr 1999)
Mary Jo Kilroy on Environment
Democrat (until 2010) (District 15): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mary Jo Kilroy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Michael Oxley on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Oxley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Ralph Regula on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-16): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Regula on other issues.
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Tom Sawyer on Environment
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Sawyer on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
Zack Space on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Zack Space on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Louis Stokes on Environment
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 21): Click here for Louis Stokes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Traficant on Environment
Democrat (District 17): Click here for Jim Traficant on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Voinovich on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (OH): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for George Voinovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Rated 11% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Charlie Wilson on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Sherrod Brown on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Inter-state compact for Great Lakes water resources. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated 60% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Bob Ney on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-18): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Ney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Rob Portman on Environment
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored establishing International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored matching grants for wetlands conservation projects. (May 2013)
Deborah Pryce on Environment
Republican Representative (OH-15): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Deborah Pryce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Ted Strickland on Environment
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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