Saturday, June 7, 2014

AMPVG: Indiana's 2nd Congressional District

Indiana 2nd Congressional District fundraising:

Candidates:

Jackie Walorski (Republican):
  • Pro-life
  • Authored a bill that would add a Constitutional Amendment to the United States requiring a balanced budget
  • Does not favor a reduction in defense spending, in order to balance a budget
  • Does not support a tax increase on any tax bracket
  • Favors reductions in spending
  • Does not believe the government should create jobs
  • Does not support "cap and trade" environmental regulations
  • Does not support card check legislation for union workers
  • Does not support No Child Left Behind and Common Core
  • Voted in favor of the Keystone Pipeline
  • Voted in favor of opening the Pacific Continental Shelf for offshore oil drilling
  • Believes the EPA should be shut down
  • Co-authored the Castle Doctrine in Indiana that would give a lifetime permit for handguns
  • Does not support a national gun registry, taxation on gun possession, federal mandates on bullet encryption, and a national database on gun owners
  • Voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Believes the medical device tax on the ACA is particularly onerous
  • Does not support comprehensive immigration reform
  • While serving in Indiana, she was in favor of a similar law to Arizona SB1070 (show your papers immigration law)
  • Does not support same-sex marriage
  • Co-authored legislation for a Constitutional Amendment in Indiana to ban same-sex marriage
  • Supports the idea to privatize Social Security but does not support any changes to today's seniors
  • Wants to repeal the estate tax
  • Supports laws requiring parental notifications for abortions
  • Did not co-sponsor a bill to raise the minimum wage
  • Supports the ability of Medicare to negotiate drug prices
Joe Bock (Democratic)

  • Pro-life
  • Supports tax credits for businesses to hire veterans
  • Supports raising the minimum wage
  • Supports extending unemployment insurance
  • Does not support the privatization of Social Security
  • Supports allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices
  • Supports eliminating tax loopholes to help with the federal deficit/debt
Commentary (posts written by me on relevant issues listed above):

Obamacare: Part 1 (A response to Dave Ramsey's video)
Obamacare: Part 2 (A 2nd response to Dave Ramsey's video)

External links:

Cap and Trade (FactCheck)





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