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Jan Brewer on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Governor: Click here for Jan Brewer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Doug Ducey on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for Doug Ducey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred DuVal on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Fred DuVal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Phil Gordon on Welfare & Poverty
Mayor of Phoenix: Click here for Phil Gordon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
JL Mealer on Welfare & Poverty
Independent for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for JL Mealer on other issues.
  • No church-based welfare services with taxpayer funds. (Sep 2011)

Senate:

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Richard Carmona on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Carmona on other issues.
  • Experienced poverty and homelessness as child in Harlem. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Abolish federal welfare; leave it all to states. (Dec 2000)
Jon Kyl on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator (AZ; retiring 2012): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jon Kyl on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
John McCain on Welfare & Poverty
Republican nominee for President; Senior Senator (AZ): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John McCain on other issues.
  • Lower and middle income Americans need more help. (Jan 2008)
  • Require 40 hours work per week from welfare recipients. (Nov 2004)
  • Supports block grants, welfare-to-work, state control. (Jan 2000)
  • Anti-poverty shared by govít & faith-based orgs. (Jan 2000)
  • List unoccupied HUD-owned homes, & give them away. (Feb 1999)
  • Use tax code to address unemployment & working conditions. (Jul 1998)
  • More housing assistance; tax breaks against homelessness. (Jul 1998)
  • Pro-block grants; pro-welfare-to-work. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted NO on eliminating block grants for food stamps. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
  • Fully fund AmeriCorps. (Jun 2003)

House:


Ron Barber on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Barber on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Trent Franks on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (AZ-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Trent Franks on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Require photo ID when using food stamps. (Feb 2014)
Paul Gosar on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gosar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Require photo ID when using food stamps. (Feb 2014)
Raul Grijalva on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (AZ-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Raul Grijalva on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Grants for faith-based groups to teach English. (Apr 2011)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Public jobs on community-based public interest projects. (Dec 2009)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Ann Kirkpatrick on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ann Kirkpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
David Schweikert on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Schweikert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Require photo ID when using food stamps. (Feb 2014)
Kyrsten Sinema on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kyrsten Sinema on other issues.
  • Marriage promotion for welfare recipients is offensive. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (May 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Janet Napolitano-Gov on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Governor; now in Cabinet: Click here for Janet Napolitano-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • Entitlement society encourages dependency on government. (Jul 2014)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Don Bivens on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Challenger (2012): Click here for Don Bivens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bryan Hackbarth on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Bryan Hackbarth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ruben on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ruben on other issues.
  • People can do good from whatever vehicle they choose. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Abolish federal welfare; leave it all to states. (Dec 2000)
Gabby Giffords on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gabby Giffords on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Ed Pastor on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (AZ-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pastor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
  • Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty. (Dec 2007)
  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)
Ben Quayle on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (lost 2012 primary) (District 3): Click here for Ben Quayle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Matt Salmon on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Matt Salmon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Sponsored requiring photo ID when using food stamps. (Feb 2014)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Jane Dee Hull on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (1997-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jane Dee Hull on other issues.
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
J.D. Hayworth on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (until 2007) (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Abolish federal welfare; leave it all to states. (Dec 2000)
  • Strict limits on federal "General Welfare" clause. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
J.D. Hayworth on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Republican challenger; previously US Representative: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Abolish federal welfare; leave it all to states. (Dec 2000)
  • Strict limits on federal "General Welfare" clause. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Stuart Starky on Welfare & Poverty
2004 former Democrat challenger; also ran for Senate in '00: Click here for Stuart Starky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Stump on Welfare & Poverty
Former GOP (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Stump on other issues.
  • Voted NO on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Rudy Garcia on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Democratic challenger (lost primary); previously Mayor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rudy Garcia on other issues.
  • Allow churches to provide welfare, but not federally-funded. (Mar 2010)
Rodney Glassman on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Rodney Glassman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Kolbe on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Kolbe on other issues.
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Harry Mitchell on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harry Mitchell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Jim Pederson on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic challenger, state party chair: Click here for Jim Pederson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Renzi on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (AZ-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Renzi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
John Shadegg on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (AZ-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Shadegg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)
  • Voted YES on treating religious organizations equally for tax breaks. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
  • Abolish federal welfare; leave it all to states. (Dec 2000)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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