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Mike Beebe on Environment
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
  • Important to preserve forests to protect jobs. (Mar 2011)

Senate:

AR 2014: 2014 AR Senate debate


John Boozman on Environment
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Mark Pryor on Environment
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 42% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

House:


Tom Cotton on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
Rick Crawford on Environment
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Tim Griffin on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Steve Womack on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Ross on Environment
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 45% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Mike Huckabee on Environment
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • Hunters are some of our most dedicated environmentalists. (Nov 2008)
  • 2006: Smoke-free workplace across all of Arkansas. (Nov 2008)
  • Stewardship of the air and land and soil is very important. (Feb 2008)
  • Follow Boy Scout rule: leave earth better than we found it. (May 2007)
  • Supported conserving Buffalo River in north AR against dams. (Jan 2007)
  • Conservatives believe in conservation. (Jan 2007)
  • The earth is the Lordís; we are merely its caretakers. (Jan 2007)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers. (Feb 2001)
Dale Bumpers on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Tim Hutchinson on Environment
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
David Pryor on Environment
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Marion Berry on Environment
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 40% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
John Boozman on Environment
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment. (Jan 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jay Dickey on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Tom Formicola on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Environment
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Support tax incentives for R&D of emission controls. (Jul 2004)
  • Open Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil exploration. (Jul 2004)
  • The US should not re-enter the Kyoto treaty. (Jul 2004)
Asa Hutchinson on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rebekah Kennedy on Environment
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • protect our land, air & water from all sources of pollution. (Jun 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Rated 32% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Targeted as "Dirty Dozen" for anti-environmentalism. (Aug 2010)
Vic Snyder on Environment
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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