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Matt Mead on Government Reform
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Mead on other issues.
  • 6% reduction for most agencies; 10% for Governor's Office. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

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John Barrasso on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Barrasso on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Liz Cheney on Government Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for Liz Cheney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Chesnut on Government Reform
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Chesnut on other issues.
  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Aug 2012)
  • Spending limits on state level political campaigns. (Nov 2004)
Michael Enzi on Government Reform
Republican Sr Senator (WY): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Michael Enzi on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Charlie Hardy on Government Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Charlie Hardy on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Cynthia Lummis on Government Reform
Republican (District AL): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Lummis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Require Congressional certification of president's "Czars". (Jan 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dave Freudenthal on Government Reform
Democratic WY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Freudenthal on other issues.
  • Limit campaign contributions but not campaign spending. (Nov 2002)
Jim Geringer on Government Reform
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Geringer on other issues.
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
  • Reduce federal government size & scope, including military. (Sep 1998)
Joyce Jansa Corcoran on Government Reform
2002 Democratic Challenger (WY): Click here for Joyce Jansa Corcoran on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Simpson on Government Reform
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alan Simpson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Craig Thomas on Government Reform
Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Craig Thomas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Nick Carter on Government Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Nick Carter on other issues.
  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Sep 2008)
  • Speak for the people, not for lobbyists or corporations. (Apr 2008)
Barbara Cubin on Government Reform
Republican Representative (WY-At-Large): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Cubin on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Keith Goodenough on Government Reform
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Goodenough on other issues.
  • Stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Jun 2008)
Dale Groutage on Government Reform
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dale Groutage on other issues.
  • Campaign finance reform to limit special interests. (Oct 2006)
Chris Rothfuss on Government Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Rothfuss on other issues.
  • Change for a Buck: fight special interest influence. (Aug 2008)
  • Restrict political campaign funds. (Aug 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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