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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Tom Corbett on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
  • Help three refineries survive by owners & unions cooperating. (Feb 2013)
  • Under Marcellus Shale is another bonanza, the Utica Shale. (Mar 2011)
  • End moratorium on natural gas drilling; develop oil shale. (Nov 2010)
Michael Nutter on Energy & Oil
Mayor of Philadelphia: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Nutter on other issues.
  • Supports solar projects in the city. (Apr 2011)

Senate:

PA 2012: 2012 Penn. Senate Debates


Bob Casey on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • Reduce emissions & dependence on foreign oil. (Feb 2006)
  • Opposes drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
  • Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness. (Nov 2007)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Tom Smith on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
  • Fossil fuels are key to reasonable energy prices. (Sep 2012)
  • Former coal company executive; ease up on coal mining. (Sep 2012)
  • Develop Marcellus Shale and clean coal. (Mar 2012)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Pat Toomey on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • We need oil from deep water wells despite the Gulf spill. (Jun 2010)
  • Increase domestic supply instead of cap-and-trade. (Jun 2010)
  • Global warming exists, but not necessarily due to humans. (Jun 2010)
  • Drill ANWR; drill offshore; drill Marcellus Shale. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Opposes passage of Cap-and-Trade energy legislation. (Sep 2010)

House:


Lou Barletta on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Robert Brady on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Matt Cartwright on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
  • Global warming is not a hoax; support cap-and-trade. (Nov 2012)
Mark Critz on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 12): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Critz on other issues.
  • Protect coal; expand drilling; oppose cap-and-trade. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Establish a Carbon Storage Research Corporation. (Mar 2009)
Charles Dent on Energy & Oil
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
Mike Doyle on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Establish a Carbon Storage Research Corporation. (Mar 2009)
  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
Chaka Fattah on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Jim Gerlach on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 33% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
Mike Kelly on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly on other issues.
  • Tap our rich natural resources, like Marcellus Shale. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Tom Marino on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 10): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino on other issues.
  • Clean coal; responsible offshore drilling; & renewable. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Patrick Meehan on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Supports renewable energy tax credits. (Aug 2010)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
Tim Murphy on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
Scott Perry on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
  • Nurture jobs in America through our own energy production. (Nov 2012)
Joseph Pitts on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Keith Rothfus on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 12): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
  • Fight the EPA and drill for oil in ANWR and OCS. (Nov 2012)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Allyson Schwartz on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz on other issues.
  • Change our energy policy and become oil independent. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Require 80% fuel-choice vehicles by 2018. (May 2011)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
Bill Shuster on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Glenn Thompson on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Drill on the Outer Continental Shelf; drill in ANWR. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on Energy & Oil
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
  • 18% of retail electricity from clean and renewable resources. (Feb 2010)
  • Focus on win-win efforts: stem global warming & create jobs. (Feb 2010)
  • Renewable energy like Manhattan Project and Apollo launch. (Aug 2008)
  • Extend tax incentives for energy efficiency and energy R&D. (May 2008)
  • Promote alternative fuels & also traditional domestic fuels. (Nov 2006)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Sam Rohrer on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
  • Cap-and-tax will cause massive damage to free-enterprise. (Apr 2012)
  • We're blessed with nearly endless supply of coal & oil. (Apr 2012)
Marc Scaringi on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
  • Make Pennsylvania energy independent via Marcellus Shale. (Jan 2012)
  • Responsibly explore domestic sources of energy. (Jul 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Steve Welch on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
  • Capture US energy from oil, natural gas, & clean coal. (Mar 2012)
Jason Altmire on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire on other issues.
  • Increase fuel efficiency and develop alternative fuels. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
Mike Fitzpatrick on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick on other issues.
  • Supports clean coal & responsible offshore drilling. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Tim Holden on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Establish a Carbon Storage Research Corporation. (Mar 2009)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on Energy & Oil
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Platts on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Tom Ridge on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
  • Comprehensive energy policy including nuclear & clean coal. (Sep 2009)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
Mark Schweiker on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Featherman on Energy & Oil
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Featherman on other issues.
  • Tax credits & incentives for alternative renewable energy. (Jan 2006)
  • Fund research on nuclear fission. (Jan 2006)
  • Proposes national intra-city transportation system. (Jan 2006)
Jon Fox on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Greenwood on Energy & Oil
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Joseph Hoeffel on Energy & Oil
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
Joseph Hoeffel on Energy & Oil
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
Tom Martin on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Global Warming is inconclusive. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Oct 2000)
Joe McDade on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Pennacchio on Energy & Oil
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Long-term energy plan to make US energy independent. (Nov 2005)
  • Less fossil fuel use good for security, economy, diplomacy. (Jul 2005)
Bud Shuster on Energy & Oil
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Betsy Summers on Energy & Oil
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
  • Develop alternative fuels. (Oct 2004)
Robert Walker on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Borski on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Chris Carney on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney on other issues.
  • Sustainable energy plan to reduce fossil fuel dependence. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
William Coyne on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for William Coyne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Energy & Oil
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper on other issues.
  • Address climate change & leave our children a world. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Phil English on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Phil English on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
George Gekas on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Gekas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Bill Goodling on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Melissa Hart on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart on other issues.
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Repeal the gas tax. (May 2001)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Paul Kanjorski on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Ron Klink on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Martin on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Global Warming is inconclusive. (Oct 2006)
  • Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Oct 2000)
Frank Mascara on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Frank Mascara on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Paul McHale on Energy & Oil
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Joseph Murphy on Energy & Oil
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy on other issues.
  • Harness renewable energy and make American industry greener. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy. (Jul 2001)
John Murtha on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Establish a Carbon Storage Research Corporation. (Mar 2009)
John Peterson on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Carl Romanelli on Energy & Oil
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
  • Overhaul development to focus on other energy technologies. (Jul 2006)
Alan Sandals on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Out of office, I stayed in the fray to defeat cap-and-trade. (Jan 2012)
  • No federal energy help needed; we did it on Marcellus Shale. (Nov 2011)
  • Sagging economy caused by stop sign on oil drilling. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
Joe Sestak on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Offshore drilling moratorium; oversight of Marcellus Shale. (Jun 2010)
  • Championed cap-and-trade; market forces to reduce emissions. (Jun 2010)
  • Global warming is principally man-made; regulate CO2. (Jun 2010)
  • Reduce greenhouse emissions & stop global warming. (Dec 2009)
  • Create an advanced alternative energy research project. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports renewable energy tax credits. (Aug 2010)
Joe Sestak on Energy & Oil
Democrat: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Offshore drilling moratorium; oversight of Marcellus Shale. (Jun 2010)
  • Championed cap-and-trade; market forces to reduce emissions. (Jun 2010)
  • Global warming is principally man-made; regulate CO2. (Jun 2010)
  • Reduce greenhouse emissions & stop global warming. (Dec 2009)
  • Create an advanced alternative energy research project. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Supports renewable energy tax credits. (Aug 2010)
Don Sherwood on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 10): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Arlen Specter on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Raise CAFE by a 4% per year until 2018. (Jul 2006)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Pat Toomey on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • We need oil from deep water wells despite the Gulf spill. (Jun 2010)
  • Increase domestic supply instead of cap-and-trade. (Jun 2010)
  • Global warming exists, but not necessarily due to humans. (Jun 2010)
  • Drill ANWR; drill offshore; drill Marcellus Shale. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Opposes passage of Cap-and-Trade energy legislation. (Sep 2010)
Curt Weldon on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
Arlen Specter-2001 on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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