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Jay Inslee MyOcracy topics and responses

    Criminal Justice

    Use of treatment centers for violators of criminal laws targeting drug-use

  • 2000-06-22: Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons.
  • 1999-10-14: Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC

    Legal age for prosecution as an adult: Decrease

  • 1999-06-17: Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime

    Civil Rights

    Abortion rights: Women should choose

  • 2011-05-04: Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 2009-01-06: Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception
  • 2005-04-27: Voted NO on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions
  • 2004-02-26: Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime
  • 2003-10-02: Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 2000-04-05: Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortions
  • 1999-06-30: Voted NO on barring transporting minors to get an abortion

    Prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

  • 2010-03-03: Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays
  • 2009-06-24: ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays
  • 2009-04-02: Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes
  • 2007-11-13: Voted YES on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation
  • 1999-07-29: Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC

    Support marriage rights between same-sex individuals

  • 2006-12-31: by the HRC, indicating a pro-gay-rights stance
  • 2006-07-18: Voted NO on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman
  • 2004-09-30: Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage

    Support for gun control measures

  • 2005-10-20: Voted NO on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers
  • 2003-04-09: Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse
  • 1999-06-18: Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1

    Economic Issues

    Taxes for wealthier tax payers: More

  • 2006-12-31: by the CTJ, indicating support of progressive taxation
  • 2005-12-08: Voted NO on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends
  • 2004-09-23: Voted NO on providing tax relief and simplification
  • 2002-04-18: Voted NO on making the Bush tax cuts permanent
  • 2001-05-16: Voted NO on Tax cut package of $958 B over 10 years
  • 2001-04-04: Voted NO on eliminating the Estate Tax (death tax)

    Taxes for large corporations: Decrease

  • 2000-03-09: Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business

    Increase taxes for all tax payers

  • 2003-12-31: by NTU, indicating a Big Spender on tax votes

    Reduce taxes for middle class tax payers

  • 2000-07-12: Voted YES on eliminating the marriage penalty

    Education Issues

    Increase per pupil funding

  • 2003-12-31: by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes
  • 2001-03-14: Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3

    Limit the authority of public educator unions

  • 2000-08-01: Offer every parent Charter Schools and public school choice

    Oppose school vouchers

  • 2011-03-30: Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program

    Environmental Issues

    Support cap-and-trade programs to address industrial emissions

  • 2009-06-26: Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution
  • 2005-02-10: Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances
  • 2000-08-01: Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases
  • 2000-06-26: Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol

    Oppose off-shore drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2011-05-12: Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling
  • 2007-01-18: Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 2006-06-29: Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore

    Use tax incentives for wind energy development and use

  • 2011-11-02: Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit
  • 2008-09-26: Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets
  • 2007-01-17: Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025

    Oppose domestic continental drilling to tap new oil sources

  • 2001-08-01: Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR
  • 2001-02-28: Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it

    Use tax incentives to promote efficient energy production and conservation

  • 2008-05-21: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation

    Eliminate tax incentives and/or subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

  • 2013-01-16: I cannot consciously accept the dangers of climate change

    Increase tax incentives for solar energy development and use

  • 2008-02-12: Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy

    Regulate average miles-per-gallon production for consumer vehicles

  • 2001-08-01: Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels

    Healthcare Issues

    Increase amount of children covered by Medicaid reimbursements for health costs

  • 2009-01-14: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 2008-01-23: Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 2007-10-25: Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility

    Establish government-assisted non-profit organizations from which all taxpayers would obtain health insurance

  • 2003-12-31: by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record

    Lower eligibility age for Medicare to increase coverage of older taxpayers

  • 2008-07-15: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare


    Allow in-state tuition at public universities and colleges for undocumented students

  • 2004-05-20: Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment


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