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Matt Mead on Health Care
Republican Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Matt Mead on other issues.
  • ObamaCare is not good policy; but we must act on it. (Jan 2013)
  • ObamaCare is law of the land; let's decide on an Exchange. (Jan 2013)
  • Establish litigation fund to join lawsuit against ObamaCare. (Jan 2011)
  • Legal challenge to federal health mandates. (Nov 2010)
  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

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John Barrasso on Health Care
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Barrasso on other issues.
  • Ensure Wyoming is fairly reimbursed by Medicare and Medicaid. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Liz Cheney on Health Care
Republican Challenger: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Liz Cheney on other issues.
  • Can't salvage any of ObamaCare, but costs are out of control. (Dec 2013)
  • Obama knew ObamaCare wouldn't let everyone keep their plan. (Nov 2013)
  • Republicans who compromised on ObamaCare got used by Obama. (Nov 2013)
  • Urge the repeal of ObamaCare. (Oct 2013)
  • Delaying ObamaCare implementation violates the Constitution. (Sep 2013)
Tim Chesnut on Health Care
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Chesnut on other issues.
  • Supports more federal funding for health coverage. (Aug 2012)
  • State-funded access to basic health care. (Nov 2004)
Michael Enzi on Health Care
Republican Sr Senator (WY): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Michael Enzi on other issues.
  • Support mental health parity legislation. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Support enhanced health insurance marketplace pooling. (Apr 2008)
Charlie Hardy on Health Care
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Hardy on other issues.
  • There are sick people unable to get medical attention. (Feb 2014)

House:


Cynthia Lummis on Health Care
Republican (District AL): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Cynthia Lummis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dave Freudenthal on Health Care
Democratic WY Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dave Freudenthal on other issues.
  • Health reform is not creeping socialism; let's try a pilot. (Feb 2010)
  • Prevention emphasis could help curb health costs. (Aug 2006)
  • 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health. (Apr 2010)
Jim Geringer on Health Care
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jim Geringer on other issues.
  • More funding for prescription drugs & senior care. (Jan 2001)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • More federal funding for rural health services. (Aug 2001)
  • Tax credits for those without employee health insurance. (May 2002)
  • Tax deduction for long-term care insurance. (May 2002)
  • Support telemedicine for underserved areas. (May 2002)
  • $350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors. (May 2002)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Joyce Jansa Corcoran on Health Care
2002 Democratic Challenger (WY): Click here for Joyce Jansa Corcoran on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Simpson on Health Care
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Simpson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
Craig Thomas on Health Care
Former Republican Senator (deceased in office 2007): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Craig Thomas on other issues.
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Nick Carter on Health Care
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nick Carter on other issues.
  • Negotiate on Rx drug prices; then means testing is ok. (Oct 2008)
  • More federal funding for health coverage. (Sep 2008)
  • Healthcare for all citizens at an affordable price. (Jul 2008)
Barbara Cubin on Health Care
Republican Representative (WY-At-Large): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Cubin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Supported funding women's health needs. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding older women's health. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding Prenatal and Postpartum Care. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding Family and Children's Coverage. (Jul 1999)
Keith Goodenough on Health Care
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Keith Goodenough on other issues.
  • State-based systems for health coverage. (Jun 2008)
  • Responsibility to deal with the chronically mentally ill. (Apr 2005)
Dale Groutage on Health Care
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dale Groutage on other issues.
  • People just want affordable health care. (Feb 2006)
  • Nationwide healthcare modeled after federal employee program. (Jan 2006)
Chris Rothfuss on Health Care
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Rothfuss on other issues.
  • Medicare should not be corporate welfare. (Oct 2008)
  • Health coverage for all Americans. (Aug 2008)
  • The way to get everyone health care is to control costs. (Jun 2008)
  • Reduce costs before we establish a national program. (Mar 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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