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Mario Diaz-Balart topics and responses

    Renewable Energy

    PRO:

  • 05/21/2008: Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation
  • 01/17/2007: Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025
  • 09/26/2008: Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets

    CON:

  • 01/18/2007: Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies
  • 08/04/2007: Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel
  • 06/29/2006: Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence
  • 06/07/2006: Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries

    Making it Harder to Get a Gun

    CON:

  • 10/12/2011: Loosen restrictions on interstate gun purchases
  • 10/20/2005: Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers
  • 01/06/2009: National cross-state standard for concealed carry
  • 01/25/2011: Allow veterans to register unlicensed guns acquired abroad
  • 04/09/2003: Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse
  • 03/27/2007: Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC

    Abortion Rights

    CON:

  • 04/27/2005: Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions
  • 10/02/2003: Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortion except to save mother`s life
  • 07/29/2010: Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans
  • 01/22/2008: Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion
  • 05/04/2011: Voted YES on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion
  • 05/05/2011: Prohibit federal funding for abortion
  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record
  • 12/31/2006: Ranked by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance
  • 05/24/2005: Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research
  • 01/11/2007: Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines
  • 02/26/2004: Voted YES on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime

    Repealing ObamaCare

    PRO:

  • 12/31/2003: Ranked by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record
  • 10/29/2009: Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention
  • 01/05/2011: Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law
  • 01/23/2008: Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids
  • 07/24/2003: Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs
  • 03/13/2003: Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits
  • 04/02/2009: Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug
  • 04/15/2011: Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts
  • 02/01/2006: Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay
  • 10/25/2007: Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility
  • 11/22/2003: Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients
  • 01/12/2007: Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D
  • 04/13/2011: Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund
  • 01/12/2011: Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business

    CON:

  • 03/05/2008: Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health
  • 01/14/2009: Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program
  • 07/15/2008: Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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