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Gary Herbert on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor: Click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Supports welfare reform from dependency to self-sufficiency. (Mar 1997)
  • Welfare should be a transitional program, not permanent. (Mar 1997)
  • Replace hand outs with hand up via job training. (Mar 1997)
  • Block grants let local programs work; fed programs do not. (Mar 1997)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Mike Lee on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Social programs "crowd out" church & charitable giving. (Jul 2011)

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Rob Bishop on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
Jim Matheson on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
Chris Stewart on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Welfare & Poverty
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • There is so much more work to be done onpoverty. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing welfare service. (Feb 2012)
Jon Huntsman on Welfare & Poverty
Republican UT Governor: Click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Ashdown on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • First Amendment allows church-based welfare services. (Jul 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Welfare & Poverty
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Scott Howell on Welfare & Poverty
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • Direct poverty aid through religious & community groups. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
  • Administer welfare programs at a state level. (May 2012)
Jason Chaffetz on Welfare & Poverty
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Merrill Cook on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Paul Van Dam on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Robert Bennett on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Sam Granato on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Hansen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Chris Cannon on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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