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Raul Grijalva MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

    Use of treatment centers for violators of criminal laws targeting drug-use

  • 07/15/2011: Expunge records for first drug offenders after probation
  • 01/29/2008: Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans

    Increase the number of police officers working in high-crime communities

  • 01/23/2007: Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program

    Civil Rights

    Abortion rights: Women should choose

  • 11/13/2013: Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services
  • 05/04/2011: Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 03/17/2009: Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception
  • 01/06/2009: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception
  • 04/27/2005: Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions
  • 02/26/2004: Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 10/02/2003: Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life

    Support for gun control measures

  • 01/03/2013: Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure
  • 01/03/2013: Ban large-capacity ammunition
  • 05/07/2009: Close the Gun Show Loophole; restrict show sales
  • 10/20/2005: Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers
  • 04/09/2003: Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse

    Prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

  • 03/03/2010: Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays
  • 06/24/2009: ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes
  • 11/13/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation

    Support marriage rights between same-sex individuals

  • 07/18/2006: Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman
  • 09/30/2004: Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage

    Ban abortions except in limited cases

  • 11/15/2012: Encourage adoption of children in foster care

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: More

  • 12/08/2005: Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 11/11/1999: Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality

    Taxes for large corporations: Increase

  • 04/15/2013: Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking

    Invest money in more public projects to improve infrastructure

  • 03/13/2013: Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 12/31/2003: by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes

    Reduce taxes for middle class tax payers

  • 02/08/2001: American People's Dividend: Give $300 to every person

    Implement a flat tax

  • 09/23/2004: Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification

    Education Issues

    Increase per pupil funding

  • 04/11/2013: Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015
  • 09/15/2011: $25B to renovate or repair elementary schools
  • 12/31/2003: by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes
  • 10/26/2002: Increase federal share of funding for public schools

    Oppose school vouchers

  • 03/30/2011: Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program

    Environmental Issues

    Oppose off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 05/12/2011: Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling
  • 01/18/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 06/29/2006: Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore

    Support cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 06/26/2009: Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution
  • 01/16/2007: Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • 02/10/2005: Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances

    Use tax incentives for wind energy development and use

  • 09/26/2008: Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets
  • 01/17/2007: Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025

    Use tax incentives to promote efficient energy production and conservation

  • 05/21/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 10/26/2002: Reform environmental regulations to make them stronger

    Increase tax incentives for solar energy development and use

  • 02/12/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy

    Oppose domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 10/26/2002: No ANWR drilling, permanently

    Healthcare Issues

    Increase amount of children covered by Medicaid reimbursements for health costs

  • 01/14/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 01/23/2008: Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 10/25/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    Establish government-assisted non-profit organizations from which all taxpayers would obtain health insurance

  • 01/05/2011: Establish a public insurance option via healthcare Exchanges
  • 12/31/2003: by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 01/31/2001: MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare

    Provide single-payer health insurance coverage to all taxpayers direct from government

  • 11/11/1999: Make health care a right, not a privilege

    Immigration

    Allow in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for undocumented students

  • 05/20/2004: Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment

    Increase the number of work visas granted to foreign workers each year

  • 09/14/2012: Allow more visas for STEM college graduates


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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