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Dutch Ruppersberger topics and responses

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 01/18/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 06/07/2006: Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries
  • 05/21/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 02/12/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy
  • 08/04/2007: Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel
  • 06/29/2006: Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore
  • 09/26/2008: Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 02/05/2007: Ensure access to and funding for contraception
  • 05/24/2005: Voted YES on allowing human embryonic stem cell research
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance
  • 02/26/2004: Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 01/11/2007: Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 04/27/2005: Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions
  • 05/04/2011: Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 01/06/2009: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception

    CON:

  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 01/12/2011: Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business

    CON:

  • 01/05/2011: Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment
  • 02/01/2006: Voted NO on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record
  • 04/11/2013: Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit
  • 11/22/2003: Voted NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients
  • 07/24/2003: Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 01/12/2007: Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 01/14/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 10/25/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 03/13/2003: Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits
  • 01/23/2008: Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 03/05/2008: Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health
  • 04/13/2011: Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund
  • 04/15/2011: Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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