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Sam Brownback on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Supported welfare reform in House; but some pork in Senate. (Feb 2007)
  • Two-year limit on welfare benefits. (Nov 1996)
  • Fund welfare via block grants to states. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)

Senate:

KS 2014: 2014 KS Senate debate


Randall Batson on Welfare & Poverty
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for Randall Batson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerry Moran on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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)
Pat Roberts on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pat Roberts on other issues.
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Chad Taylor on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat Challenger: Click here for Chad Taylor on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Tiahrt on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt 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 YES 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)
Milton Wolf on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Challenger: Click here for Milton Wolf on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Tim Huelskamp on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Huelskamp on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Lynn Jenkins on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Jenkins 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)
Mike Pompeo on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Pompeo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
Todd Tiahrt on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Representative (KS-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Todd Tiahrt 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 YES 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)
Kevin Yoder on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Yoder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Parkinson on Welfare & Poverty
Former Democratic Governor (2009-2010): Click here for Mark Parkinson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kathleen Sebelius on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic KS Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathleen Sebelius on other issues.
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
Greg Orman on Welfare & Poverty
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for Greg Orman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Graves on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Graves on other issues.
  • Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance. (May 2000)
  • Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants. (Sep 2001)
Bob Dole on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Dole on other issues.
  • 1996: Better to have some reform than wait for perfection. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Sheila Frahm on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Senate Appointee (1996): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Frahm on other issues.
  • 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)
Nancy Kassebaum on Welfare & Poverty
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Kassebaum on other issues.
  • Voted YES on welfare block grants. (Aug 1996)
  • Voted YES on allowing state welfare waivers. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on welfare overhaul. (Sep 1995)
Jan Meyers on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jan Meyers on other issues.
  • Increase the earned income tax credit. (Jan 1993)
  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)
Joe Bellis on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Reform Party Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Bellis on other issues.
  • Strict limits on federal "General Welfare" clause. (Jul 2010)
Nancy Boyda on Welfare & Poverty
Democrat: Click here for Nancy Boyda on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Brownback on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Sr Senator (KS): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Sam Brownback on other issues.
  • Supported welfare reform in House; but some pork in Senate. (Feb 2007)
  • Two-year limit on welfare benefits. (Nov 1996)
  • Fund welfare via block grants to states. (Nov 1996)
  • Voted NO on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)
Dan Glickman on Welfare & Poverty
Dem. (to Cabinet 1995) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Glickman on other issues.
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)
Lisa Johnston on Welfare & Poverty
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Lisa Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lee Jones on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senate Challenger (KS): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Jones on other issues.
  • Supports welfare block grants to states. (Sep 2004)
Dennis Moore on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Representative (KS-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Moore on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Finish welfare reform by moving able recipients into jobs. (Aug 2000)
  • Support school breakfast for low-income children. (Mar 2009)
Jerry Moran on Welfare & Poverty
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (KS-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Moran on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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)
Jim Ryun on Welfare & Poverty
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Ryun 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 NO on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)
Jim Slattery on Welfare & Poverty
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Slattery on other issues.
  • Fully fund Head Start; Job Corps; and WIC food program. (Apr 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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