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Julian Castro on Environment
Mayor of San Antonio: Click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Annise Parker on Environment
Mayor of Houston: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
  • Retrofit all 262 city buildings; reduce energy use by 30%. (Sep 2011)
  • Inner city should have necklace of parks and greenbelts. (Apr 2011)
  • Rebuild Houston: tackle crumbling streets and drainage. (Apr 2011)
Rick Perry on Environment
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Create jobs by taking advantage of our natural resources. (Oct 2011)
  • We reduced NO2 and ozone in TX without scientists dictating. (Sep 2011)
  • Flexible permitting to reduce ozone & NOx levels. (Feb 2011)
  • Flexible permitting: cap emissions for entire facility. (Nov 2010)
  • Katrina: feds impede crucial work; get out of the way. (Nov 2010)
  • Stop declaring wildlife sanctuaries on water reservoirs. (Feb 2007)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers. (Feb 2001)
  • Focus on prevention and states for Endangered Species. (Aug 2001)
  • Collaborative, incentive driven, locally-based solutions. (Aug 2001)
  • Apply "Good Samaritan" rules to abandoned mine cleanup. (Aug 2001)
  • State primacy over water quantity & quality issues. (Aug 2001)
Mike Rawlings on Environment
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
  • Parks & recreation are critical to Trinity River Project. (Jun 2011)

Senate:

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John Cornyn on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Ted Cruz on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
David Dewhurst on Environment
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Repeal EPA's job-killing regulations. (Mar 2012)
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Paul Sadler on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Joe Linus Barton on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton 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 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 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Kevin Brady on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady 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 $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)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 5% 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)
Michael Burgess on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess 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 $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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Quico Canseco on Environment
Republican (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Quico Canseco 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)
John Carter on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Carter 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Joaquin Castro on Environment
Democrat (District 20): Click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Conaway on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway 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)
  • Allow critical feeding on Conservation Reserves. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Henry Cuellar on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar 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)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
John Culberson on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson 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 speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Lloyd Doggett on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett 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 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Blake Farenthold on Environment
Republican (District 27): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • Defund the EPA and start from scratch. (Apr 2012)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Bill Flores on Environment
Republican (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Pete Gallego on Environment
Democrat (District 23): Click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Louie Gohmert on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Kay Granger on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger 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 YES 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Al Green on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Al Green 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 YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Gene Green on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green 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 NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 55% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Ralph Moody Hall on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall 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 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 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 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Jeb Hensarling on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling 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)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ruben Hinojosa on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa 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 NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 65% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee 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 $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 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson 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)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (May 2013)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Sam Johnson on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson 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 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Scott Keller on Environment
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • We are the stewards of this planet. (Apr 2013)
  • No $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Apr 2013)
  • Stop the profit-driven destruction of the planet. (Apr 2013)
Kenny Marchant on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Michael McCaul on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Randy Neugebauer on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer 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 9% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow critical feeding on Conservation Reserves. (Jul 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Beto O`Rourke on Environment
Democrat (District 16): Click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Olson on Environment
Republican (District 22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pete Olson 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ted Poe on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe 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 $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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Silvestre Reyes on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes 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 YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 55% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 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)
Pete Sessions on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions 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 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)
  • Establish a grassland reserve program to conserve grassland. (May 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Lamar Smith on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith 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 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)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Mac Thornberry on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (May 2013)
Marc Veasey on Environment
Democrat (District 33): Click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Filemon Vela on Environment
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Weber on Environment
Republican (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
Roger Williams on Environment
Republican (District 25): Click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Ames Jones on Environment
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Leppert on Environment
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Roland on Environment
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Gonzalez on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charles Gonzalez 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 50% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Ron Paul on Environment
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • Eliminate the ineffective EPA. (Feb 2012)
  • Recycling consumes more energy than it saves. (Apr 2011)
  • Neglected property rights during the industrial revolution. (Jan 2008)
  • Property rights are the foundation of all rights. (Sep 2007)
  • Scored 14% on Humane Society Scorecard on animal protection. (Jan 2007)
  • 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 YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Steve Stockman on Environment
Republican (District 36): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • Our timber, our money: more harvest means more school funds. (Sep 2013)
  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
Tony Sanchez on Environment
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ken Bentsen on Environment
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Fields on Environment
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Martin Frost on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 75% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Phil Gramm on Environment
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Gene Kelly on Environment
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Environment
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Environment
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 70% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Mary Ruwart on Environment
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Sandlin on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 35% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Environment
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 25% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Bill Archer on Environment
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Dick Armey on Environment
Republican (District 26): Click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Bell on Environment
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 75% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Ken Bentsen on Environment
Democrat (District 25): Click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Henry Bonilla on Environment
Republican (District 23): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla 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)
  • Rated 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Ronald Coleman on Environment
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Larry Combest on Environment
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Prof. Tom Davis on Environment
Green Challenger: Click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom DeLay on Environment
Republican (District 22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • 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 0% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Chet Edwards on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards 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 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 30% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Darrel Hunter on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
  • Live up to the “Clean Up America” decade. (Nov 2004)
Scott Jameson on Environment
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Prevent pollution by more private ownership. (Jan 2006)
Rick Noriega on Environment
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
  • Reports for National Guard duty for Hurricane Ike response. (Sep 2008)
Solomon Ortiz on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz 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 YES 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 35% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Barbara Radnofsky on Environment
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Strengthen emission controls and fuel efficiency standards. (Aug 2006)
  • Incentivize pollution control to spur innovation. (Sep 2005)
Ciro Rodriguez on Environment
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez 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 NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 55% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Charles Stenholm on Environment
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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