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Jan Brewer on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jan Brewer on other issues.
  • Natural Resources Review Council: AZ knows BEST, not Feds. (Jan 2013)
  • Endangered Species Act causes damage to environment. (Nov 2011)
  • Negotiated to put thousands of acres into county parks. (Dec 2008)
Phil Gordon on Environment
Mayor of Phoenix: Click here for Phil Gordon on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AZ 2012: 2012 Arizona Senate debate


Richard Carmona on Environment
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Carmona on other issues.
  • No uranium mining in Arizona Strip watershed area. (Oct 2012)
Jeff Flake on Environment
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Water is the lifeblood of AZ; and CA is the biggest threat. (Oct 2012)
  • Uranium mining OK; it won't threaten Grand Canyon. (Oct 2012)
  • Skeptical on Proposition 120; cooperate with Forest Service. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Jon Kyl on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (AZ; retiring 2012): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jon Kyl on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 16% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
John McCain on Environment
Republican nominee for President; Senior Senator (AZ): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for John McCain on other issues.
  • Attacked ethanol subsidies in Iowa, to ne heard in N.H. (Mar 2010)
  • Create green jobs to help economy & environment. (Oct 2008)
  • GovWatch: Voted for one Congressional Katrina investigation. (Jun 2008)
  • Support much tougher regulations on emission requirements. (Jan 2008)
  • FactCheck: Criticized $3M “bear DNA” study, but voted for it. (Nov 2007)
  • Economic & environmental interests not mutually exclusive. (Sep 2007)
  • Scored 40% on Humane Society Scorecard on animal protection. (Jan 2007)
  • 1996: Put 3.5B acres of land into wilderness protection. (Jan 2004)
  • Preserving wilderness among proudest achievements. (Sep 2002)
  • 1980s: 1st House committee was water rights, crucial to AZ. (Sep 2000)
  • Preserve and help our National Parks. (Jan 2000)
  • Repeal ban on new roads in wilderness due to bad process. (Dec 1999)
  • Use park visitor fees for park development bonds. (Dec 1999)
  • Preserve natural resources for future. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • 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 transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 53% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)

House:


Ron Barber on Environment
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Ron Barber on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Trent Franks on Environment
Republican Representative (AZ-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Trent Franks on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Paul Gosar on Environment
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gosar on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Raul Grijalva on Environment
Democratic Representative (AZ-7): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Raul Grijalva on other issues.
  • Reform environmental regulations to make them stronger. (Oct 2002)
  • 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 $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 YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Health impact assessments for environmental health. (Apr 2006)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Ann Kirkpatrick on Environment
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ann Kirkpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Ed Pastor on Environment
Democratic Representative (AZ-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pastor 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 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 NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
David Schweikert on Environment
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Schweikert on other issues.
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Kyrsten Sinema on Environment
Democrat (District 9): Click here for Kyrsten Sinema on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Janet Napolitano-Gov on Environment
Former Democratic Governor; now in Cabinet: Click here for Janet Napolitano-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Bivens on Environment
Former Democratic Challenger (2012): Click here for Don Bivens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bryan Hackbarth on Environment
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Bryan Hackbarth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ruben on Environment
Democratic Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ruben on other issues.
  • Create regulations to support our sustainability. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Environment
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Water is the lifeblood of AZ; and CA is the biggest threat. (Oct 2012)
  • Uranium mining OK; it won't threaten Grand Canyon. (Oct 2012)
  • Skeptical on Proposition 120; cooperate with Forest Service. (Oct 2012)
  • 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 increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Gabby Giffords on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gabby Giffords on other issues.
  • 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 YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Ben Quayle on Environment
Republican (lost 2012 primary) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ben Quayle on other issues.
  • Supports expanding copper mining in AZ to create jobs. (Oct 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Matt Salmon on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Salmon on other issues.
Jane Dee Hull on Environment
Former Republican Governor (1997-2002): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jane Dee Hull on other issues.
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Focus on prevention and states for Endangered Species. (Aug 2001)
  • Collaborative, incentive driven, locally-based solutions. (Aug 2001)
  • Apply "Good Samaritan" rules to abandoned mine cleanup. (Aug 2001)
  • State primacy over water quantity & quality issues. (Aug 2001)
J.D. Hayworth on Environment
Republican (until 2007) (District 6): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • 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)
J.D. Hayworth on Environment
2010 Republican challenger; previously US Representative: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • 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)
Stuart Starky on Environment
2004 former Democrat challenger; also ran for Senate in '00: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Stuart Starky on other issues.
  • Need a new Central Arizona Canal. (Aug 2004)
  • Focus on new water resources. (Jul 2002)
Bob Stump on Environment
Former GOP (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Stump on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Rudy Garcia on Environment
2010 Democratic challenger (lost primary); previously Mayor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rudy Garcia on other issues.
  • Make food instead of bio-fuel and instead of GMOs. (Nov 2008)
Rodney Glassman on Environment
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Glassman on other issues.
  • PhD in Arid Land Resource Sciences. (Mar 2010)
  • Require new commercial development to harvest rainwater. (Mar 2010)
Jim Kolbe on Environment
Republican (District 5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Kolbe on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Harry Mitchell on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Harry Mitchell on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Jim Pederson on Environment
Democratic challenger, state party chair: Click here for Jim Pederson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Renzi on Environment
Republican Representative (AZ-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rick Renzi on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
John Shadegg on Environment
Republican Representative (AZ-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Shadegg on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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