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Niki Tsongas topics and responses

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 05/21/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 02/12/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy
  • 09/26/2008: Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets

    Abortion Rights

    PRO:

  • 10/15/2007: Endorsed by EMILY`s List for support of abortion rights
  • 01/06/2009: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception
  • 05/04/2011: Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 11/13/2013: Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services

    Gay Rights and Gay Marriage

    PRO:

  • 06/24/2009: ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays
  • 03/03/2010: Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays
  • 03/10/2011: Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes
  • 07/08/2013: Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools
  • 11/13/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

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

    CON:

  • 01/23/2008: Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 10/15/2007: Supports SCHIP bill, including veto override
  • 04/13/2011: Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund
  • 01/14/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 01/05/2011: Establish a public insurance option via healthcare Exchanges
  • 06/03/2009: Provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE
  • 10/25/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 04/11/2013: Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit
  • 03/05/2008: Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health
  • 04/15/2011: Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 04/02/2009: Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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