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Patty Murray MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

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

  • 03/23/2007: Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program
  • 01/23/2007: Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program
  • 05/20/1999: Voted YES on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program

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

  • 11/10/1999: Voted NO on increasing penalties for drug offenses

    Civil Rights

    Abortion rights: Women should choose

  • 11/13/2013: Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services
  • 08/11/2010: Supports both federal abortion funding & judicial activism
  • 03/17/2009: Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception
  • 01/06/2009: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception
  • 03/14/2008: Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP
  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion
  • 10/18/2007: Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions
  • 07/25/2006: Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions
  • 03/25/2004: Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime
  • 03/12/2003: Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life
  • 06/20/2000: Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions

    Support for gun control measures

  • 04/17/2013: Voted YES on banning high-capacity magazines of over 10 bullets
  • 08/11/2010: by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on allowing firearms in checked baggage on Amtrak trains
  • 07/29/2005: Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers
  • 03/02/2004: Voted NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence
  • 05/20/1999: Voted YES on background checks at gun shows
  • 05/11/1999: Voted NO on loosening license & background checks at gun shows

    Prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

  • 08/11/2010: Opposes banning homosexuals in the military
  • 03/03/2010: Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays
  • 06/24/2009: ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays
  • 06/11/2002: Voted YES on adding sexual orientation to definition of hate crimes
  • 06/20/2000: Voted YES on expanding hate crimes to include sexual orientation
  • 09/10/1996: Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation

    Support marriage rights between same-sex individuals

  • 08/11/2010: Opposes Amendment to prevent same sex marriage
  • 12/31/2006: by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance
  • 06/07/2006: Voted NO on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage

    Support for gun rights

  • 09/06/2007: Voted YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership

    Support marriage rights between a man and a woman only

  • 09/10/1996: Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex marriage

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: More

  • 03/13/2008: Voted NO on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million
  • 02/13/2008: Voted NO on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M
  • 03/23/2007: Voted NO on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax
  • 03/21/2007: Voted NO on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million
  • 08/03/2006: Voted NO on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts
  • 06/08/2006: Voted NO on permanently repealing the `death tax`
  • 02/02/2006: Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 11/18/2005: Voted NO on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends
  • 10/20/2004: Tax cuts for the millionaires are raiding Social Security
  • 05/23/2003: Voted NO on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years
  • 04/02/1998: Voted NO on requiring super-majority for raising taxes

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 08/11/2010: Supports more federal taxes & keeping marriage penalty
  • 12/31/2003: by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes

    Education Issues

    Oppose school vouchers

  • 07/25/2000: Strong public education at core of every other issue
  • 03/02/2000: Voted NO on Educational Savings Accounts
  • 06/24/1998: Voted NO on education savings accounts
  • 09/30/1997: Voted NO on school vouchers in DC

    Increase per pupil funding

  • 12/31/2003: by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes
  • 04/04/2001: Voted YES on spending $448B of tax cut on education & debt reduction

    Reduce federal government involvement with public education

  • 10/26/2005: Voted YES on $5B for grants to local educational agencies

    Environmental Issues

    Oppose domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 11/07/2007: Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness
  • 11/03/2005: Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR
  • 03/16/2005: Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
  • 04/06/2000: Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling

    Support cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 06/16/2005: Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%)
  • 02/10/2005: Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances

    Regulate average miles-per-gallon production for consumer vehicles

  • 03/13/2002: Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months
  • 02/08/2002: Include pickup trucks in CAFE; include hybrids in HOV lanes

    Use tax incentives to promote efficient energy production and conservation

  • 03/19/2004: Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy

    Oppose off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 06/21/2007: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies

    Use tax incentives for wind energy development and use

  • 08/11/2010: Supports renewable energy tax credits

    Oppose cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 04/01/2009: Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade

    Increase tax incentives for solar energy development and use

  • 06/16/1999: Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy

    Healthcare Issues

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

  • 10/14/2010: Yes, I read ObamaCare; I helped write it!
  • 12/31/2003: by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record
  • 04/18/1996: Voted YES on blocking medical savings acounts

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare
  • 04/07/2008: Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn
  • 02/02/2006: Voted YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D

    Increase amount of children covered by Medicaid reimbursements for health costs

  • 01/29/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 11/01/2007: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    Immigration

    Provide amnesty for undocumented individuals

  • 10/17/2010: Give kids of illegal immigrants a chance to be citizens
  • 03/13/2008: Voted YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities"
  • 06/28/2007: Voted YES on comprehensive immigration reform
  • 05/18/2006: Voted YES on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship

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

  • 05/22/2007: Voted YES on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program
  • 05/25/2006: Voted YES on establishing a Guest Worker program
  • 05/18/1998: Voted YES on visas for skilled workers

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

  • 05/18/2006: Voted YES on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security
  • 06/24/1997: Voted NO on limit welfare for immigrants


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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