State of Arkansas secondary Archives: on Budget & Economy


Nathan LaFrance: Strongly opposes federal stimulus

Q: Do you support or oppose the federal stimulus as better than market-led recovery?

A: Strongly Oppose

Source: Email interview on 2014 AR Senate race with OnTheIssues Sep 24, 2014

Mark Swaney: Stimulus was ok; but economic regulation is better

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Stimulus better than market-led recovery"?

A: Stimulus is like having an air bag in your car. We sometimes need stimulus reduce the damage in a wrecked economy; however, the best solution is to regulate the economy so that stimulus is not necessary.

Source: E-mail interview on 2014 AR Senate race with OnTheIssues.org Aug 20, 2014

Frank Gilbert: Stimulus often makes things worse

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Stimulus better than market-led recovery"?

A: Oppose. Markets correct themselves. Stimulus and other external manipulations often make things worse.

Source: Email interview for 2014 AR Governor's race with OnTheIssues Aug 6, 2014

Mike Ross: AdWatch: Voted for $7 trillion in new debt and bailouts

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross is the target of a new ad in the Arkansas governor's race. The ad comes from the Republican Governors Association. Its script:
Source: Arkansas Matters AdWatch on 2014 AR gubernatorial race Feb 24, 2014

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