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Gary Herbert on Technology
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Invest in I-15 CORE & Ogden to Provo commuter rail. (Jan 2013)
  • Since 2007, "e-government" has saved Utahns about $46M. (Jan 2013)

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UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Technology
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Internet will not replace touching in stores. (Jan 2000)
  • No toll booths on the information superhighway. (Jan 2000)
  • Keep government’s mitts off the Internet. (Dec 1999)
  • Provide trademark protection against “cybersquatting”. (Jul 1999)
  • Limit Y2K lawsuits’ speed, liability, & punitive damages. (Apr 1999)
  • Address Internet concerns as we have with other tech. (Apr 1999)
  • Promote Internet privacy without hindering growth. (Apr 1999)
  • Supports permanent research tax credit. (Mar 1999)
  • Prohibit alcohol sales to minors via phone & Internet. (Mar 1999)
  • Antitrust applies when monopolist thwarts paradigm shift. (Sep 1998)
  • Distinguish between fair competition & predatory monopoly. (Sep 1998)
  • Microsoft’s pattern leads to a proprietary Internet. (Sep 1998)
  • Antitrust today, or Internet regulation tomorrow. (Sep 1998)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
Mike Lee on Technology
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)

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Rob Bishop on Technology
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. (Jan 2011)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Jim Matheson on Technology
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Chris Stewart on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Technology
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Put 20 million to work on deteriorating infrastructure. (Oct 2012)
Jon Huntsman on Technology
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • Maintain a strong commitment to innovation & new products. (Oct 2011)
  • For GOP to win, we can't run from science. (Sep 2011)
  • Cyber intrusion is the new battlefield, and an act of war. (Aug 2011)
  • Prevent Chinese manufacturers from selling patented products. (Jan 2011)
  • Fund desperately needed road expansions. (Jan 2007)
Pete Ashdown on Technology
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Supports net neutrality without regulation. (Jun 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Technology
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Scott Howell on Technology
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • Board Member of the United States Internet Council. (Apr 2012)
  • Promote innovation, entrepreneurship & high-tech development. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on Technology
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Chaffetz on Technology
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Technology
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Technology
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Technology
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Technology
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Van Dam on Technology
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Bennett on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Sam Granato on Technology
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on Technology
Republican (District 1): Click here for James Hansen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Cannon on Technology
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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