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Jeb Bush on Environment
Republican FL Governor; V.P. prospect: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • Florida Forever: $1B for environmental land purchases. (Dec 2009)
  • Everglades are "crown jewel" of Florida environmental legacy. (Dec 2009)
  • Acceler8: $1.5B plan for Everglades restoration. (Dec 2009)
  • Declined results of state survey to limit urban sprawl. (Dec 2009)
  • 2004: Universal praise for handling spate of hurricanes. (Feb 2007)
  • 1,920-acre development on edge of Everglades. (Feb 2007)
  • New marine sanctuary to protect the Florida Keys. (Mar 2004)
  • Drilling in Gulf of Mexico hurts Florida tourism industry. (Jan 2001)
  • Restrict Eminent Domain; most severe of all govt powers. (Jun 2000)
  • Let industries “self-audit”; compensate for “takings”. (Jul 1998)
  • More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups. (Aug 2001)
  • Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water. (Aug 2001)
  • Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers. (Feb 2001)
Rick Scott on Environment
Republican Governor: Click here for Rick Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

FL 2012: 2012 Florida Senate Debates


Connie Mack IV on Environment
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • Criticizes agricultural tax breaks for grazing land. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
Bill Nelson on Environment
Democratic Sr Senator (FL): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bill Nelson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 79% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 60% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Marco Rubio on Environment
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • State-run insurance carriers mean more taxpayer subsidies. (Jun 2012)
  • Partner with private companies for transportation system. (Nov 2006)
  • Hurricane Savings Accounts for homeowners' insurance. (Nov 2006)
  • Utilize toll revenues to widen & improve expressways. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase funding for making homes hurricane-resistant. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on protecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems. (May 2013)
  • Rated 20% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Dave Weldon on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

House:


Gus Bilirakis on Environment
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gus Bilirakis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (May 2012)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Corrine Brown on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Corrine Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 38% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Vern Buchanan on Environment
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Vern Buchanan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Kathy Castor on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Castor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Prohibits breeding or possessing Big Cat species. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 100% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Ander Crenshaw on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ander Crenshaw on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow longer than 10 years to rebuild depleted fisheries. (Sep 2011)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Environment
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron DeSantis on other issues.
Ted Deutch on Environment
Democrat (District 21): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Deutch on other issues.
  • Proper environmental stewardship to protect the Everglades. (Nov 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Mario Diaz-Balart on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-25): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mario Diaz-Balart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Lois Frankel on Environment
Democrat (District 22): Click here for Lois Frankel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joe Garcia on Environment
Democrat (District 26): Click here for Joe Garcia on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Grayson on Environment
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Alan Grayson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Alcee Hastings on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-23): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Alcee Hastings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 90% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Sponsored bill to add polar bear to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Declare a forest health emergency on federal lands. (Jan 1993)
John Mica on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Mica on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Jeff Miller on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Miller on other issues.
  • Protect resources while promoting economic growth. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Establish an International Conservation Strategy. (Jun 2012)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Patrick Murphy on Environment
Democrat: Click here for Patrick Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rich Nugent on Environment
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rich Nugent on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Bill Posey on Environment
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Posey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Trey Radel on Environment
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trey Radel on other issues.
David Rivera on Environment
Republican (District 25): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Rivera on other issues.
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Tom Rooney on Environment
Republican (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rooney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-18): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 50% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Dennis Ross on Environment
Republican (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dennis Ross on other issues.
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Steve Southerland on Environment
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Southerland on other issues.
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-20): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Wasserman Schultz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Dan Webster on Environment
Republican (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Webster on other issues.
  • Reauthorize the Endangered Species Act. (Nov 1998)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Allen West on Environment
Republican (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Allen West on other issues.
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Rated 63% by HSLF, indicating a mixed voting record on animal welfare. (Jan 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Environment
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Frederica Wilson on other issues.
  • Protect the Everglades for the next generation. (Oct 2011)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ted Yoho on Environment
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Yoho on other issues.
Bill Young on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-10): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bill Young on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Prohibit invasive research on great apes. (Apr 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Charlie Crist on Environment
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • Let state-run insurance carrier compete in private market. (Jun 2012)
  • Appropriate $100 million to continue to restore Everglades. (Mar 2007)
George LeMieux on Environment
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George LeMieux on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sandy Adams on Environment
Republican (Lost 2012 primary) (District 24): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sandy Adams on other issues.
  • Rated 13% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Connie Mack IV on Environment
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • Criticizes agricultural tax breaks for grazing land. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
Cliff Stearns on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Cliff Stearns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal requirements for compact fluorescent bulbs. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Bill McBride on Environment
Former Democrat Challenger (2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McBride on other issues.
  • Clean up brownfields; avoid unsustainable economy. (Sep 2002)
Janet Reno on Environment
Former Democratic Challenger (2006), and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Janet Reno on other issues.
  • Use the law to protect the environment. (Apr 1993)
Michael Bilirakis on Environment
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bilirakis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Charles Canady on Environment
Former GOP (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Canady on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Betty Castor on Environment
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betty Castor on other issues.
  • Protect the Everglades, the CWA, and SuperFund. (Sep 2004)
Peter Deutsch on Environment
Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Peter Deutsch on Environment
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • Rated 95% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Tillie Fowler on Environment
Former GOP (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tillie Fowler on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Porter Goss on Environment
Republican (Until 2004) (District 14): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Porter Goss on other issues.
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Bob Graham on Environment
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bob Graham on other issues.
  • Pledges to be most pro-environment president ever. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Rated 68% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • EPA must do better on mercury clean-up. (Apr 2004)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
Katherine Harris on Environment
Republican challenger (2006); Former US Representative: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Environment
Republican (until 2007) (District 13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Connie Mack on Environment
Former Republican Senator (until 2000): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack on other issues.
  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Rated 25% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms. (Mar 1998)
Bill McCollum on Environment
Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Bill McCollum on Environment
Republican (Until 2001) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
Carrie Meek on Environment
Democrat (retired 2002) (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carrie Meek on other issues.
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
Bob Smith on Environment
Republican Sr Senator (NH; retired 2002): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bob Smith on other issues.
  • ESA: more recovery & delisting; more State & private role. (Aug 1999)
  • Protect environment andprotect property rights. (Aug 1999)
  • Clarify jurisdiction to allow property-taking disputes. (Aug 1999)
  • Superfund: involve communities in brownfield cleanup. (Aug 1999)
  • Pro-community & pro-schools trumps pro-environment. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on confirming Gale Norton as Secretary of Interior. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted NO on reducing funds for road-building in National Forests. (Sep 1997)
  • Voted NO on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
  • Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup. (May 2001)
  • End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat. (Jun 2001)
Karen Thurman on Environment
Former Democrat (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Karen Thurman on other issues.
  • Regulating 15 more contaminants under Clean Water Act. (Oct 1993)
  • Declare a forest health emergency on federal lands. (Jan 1993)
Allen Boyd on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Allen Boyd on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 60% by the LCV, indicating a mixed record on environment. (Dec 2003)
Dennis Bradley on Environment
2010 Veterans Party Senate challenger: Click here for Dennis Bradley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ginny Brown-Waite on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ginny Brown-Waite on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Charlie Crist on Environment
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • Let state-run insurance carrier compete in private market. (Jun 2012)
  • Appropriate $100 million to continue to restore Everglades. (Mar 2007)
Jim Davis on Environment
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Bernard DeCastro on Environment
2010 Constitution Party Challenger: Click here for Bernard DeCastro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-21): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Diaz-Balart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Tom Feeney on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-24): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Feeney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Mark Foley on Environment
Republican (District 16): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mark Foley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 20% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Jeff Greene on Environment
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Jeff Greene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Johnston on Environment
Democrat (1988-1996) (District 7): Click here for Harry Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ric Keller on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ric Keller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Ron Klein on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klein on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Suzanne Kosmas on Environment
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Suzanne Kosmas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Endorsed by LCV; supports conservation efforts. (Aug 2010)
Tim Mahoney on Environment
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Mahoney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
Mel Martinez on Environment
Republican Jr Senator (FL); previously Secretary of H.U.D.: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mel Martinez on other issues.
  • Open more federal lands for hunting and shooting. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Aug 2009)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on including oil & gas smokestacks in mercury regulations. (Sep 2005)
  • Fund projects for international conservation of cranes. (Jan 2009)
Kendrick Meek on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Kendrick Meek on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 85% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Dan Miller on Environment
Republican (retired) (District 13): Click here for Dan Miller on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Adam Putnam on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-12): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Adam Putnam on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Joe Scarborough on Environment
Republican (District 1): Click here for Joe Scarborough on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Clay Shaw on Environment
Republican (District 22): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Clay Shaw on other issues.
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Supports grants for brownfields remediation. (May 2002)
  • Make EPA into a Cabinet department. (May 2002)
  • Rated 15% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Focus on results, not regulation. (Sep 1998)
Alexander Snitker on Environment
2010 Libertarian challenger: Click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Weldon on Environment
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 5% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
Robert Wexler on Environment
Democratic Representative (FL-19): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wexler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Promote conservation of rare felids & canids. (Mar 2007)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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