State of Ohio Archives: on Welfare & Poverty


John Kasich: Chaired committee which overhauled the welfare system

An advocate of personal responsibility, John chaired the historic congressional conference committee that overhauled the welfare system. Building on his commitment to limited government, John also championed defense reform and the elimination of wasteful government spending by effectively building coalitions with members on both sides of the aisle.
Source: 2010 House campaign website, kasichforohio.com, "Biography" Nov 2, 2010

Steven Driehaus: Fund faith-based and community-based private organizations

Source: 2000 Ohio National Political Awareness Test Nov 4, 2008

Joyce Beatty: Expand state services to include the working poor

Source: Ohio Legislative 2000 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 2000

Lee Fisher: Fund state social programs for teens; pre-K; at-risk youth

Source: Ohio Gubernatorial 1998 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1998

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2012 Presidential contenders on Welfare & Poverty:
  Democrats:
Pres.Barack Obama(IL)
V.P.Joe Biden(DE)

Republicans:
Gov.Mitt Romney(MA)
Rep.Paul Ryan(WI)
Third Parties:
Green: Dr.Jill Stein(MA)
Libertarian: Gov.Gary Johnson(NM)
Justice: Mayor Rocky Anderson(UT)
Constitution: Rep.Virgil Goode(VA)
Peace+Freedom: Roseanne Barr(HI)
Reform Party: André Barnett(NY)
AmericansElect: Gov.Buddy Roemer(LA)
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