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Terry Branstad on Technology
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Terry Branstad on other issues.
  • Fix crumbling bridges AND rural internet. (Aug 2014)
  • Connect Every Iowan Act: broadband to under-served areas. (Jan 2014)
  • Partnership between state and Google is good for jobs. (Aug 2011)
Chet Culver on Technology
Democrat: Click here for Chet Culver on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Hatch on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Jack Hatch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Hoefling on Technology
Republican Challenger : Click here for Tom Hoefling on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

IA 2013: 2014 Iowa Senate Debates


Bruce Braley on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Braley on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Doug Butzier on Technology
Libertarian Senate challenger: Click here for Doug Butzier on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sam Clovis on Technology
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Sam Clovis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joni Ernst on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joni Ernst on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Grassley on Technology
Republican Sr Senator (IA): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Grassley on other issues.
  • 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 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 YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Televise proceedings of the Supreme Court. (Feb 2009)
Matthew Whitaker on Technology
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Matthew Whitaker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Leonard Boswell on Technology
Democratic Representative (IA-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Boswell on other issues.
  • 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 NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Steve King on Technology
Republican Representative (IA-5): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Steve King 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)
  • 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 YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
David Loebsack on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for David Loebsack on other issues.
  • Supports net neutrality. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Pat Murphy on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Pat Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Tom Vilsack on Technology
Democratic IA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Vilsack on other issues.
  • Tech & infrastructure must create jobs & support families. (Jun 2006)
  • Address the nationís aging infrastructure. (Jan 2004)
  • Get all Iowa communities electronically connected by 2005. (Jan 2001)
  • 100% E by 2003: 24x7 e-government. (Jan 2001)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Tom Harkin on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (IA): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tom Harkin on other issues.
  • Support the Internet Freedom Preservation Act. (Aug 2008)
  • Sponsored Internet Freedom Preservation Act (net neutrality). (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet. (Jan 2013)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Bruce Braley on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Braley on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Tom Latham on Technology
Republican Representative (IA-4): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Tom Latham 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)
  • 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 YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Greg Ganske on Technology
Former Republican Nominee (2002): Click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Lightfoot on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Jim Lightfoot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daryl Northrop on Technology
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for Daryl Northrop on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Art Small on Technology
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for Art Small on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roxanne Conlin on Technology
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Roxanne Conlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Eichhorn on Technology
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for George Eichhorn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Ganske on Technology
Republican (District 4): Click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Leach on Technology
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Leach on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Jim Nussle on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Nussle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES 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)
Steven Rathje on Technology
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Rathje on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Reed on Technology
Republican challenger: Click here for Christopher Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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