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Mike Pence

R

Vice President (2017 - 2021)

Policy Positions >> Welfare And Poverty

Mike Pence on Welfare And Poverty

  • Fighting climate change should not increase utility rates. (Jun 2019)
  • Regional Cities Initiative: enhance community appeal. (Feb 2019)
  • Support wind, nuclear, fracking, and offshore drilling. (Nov 2016)
  • Climate change is not a resolved issue in science. (Jul 2016)
  • Coal miners want an American energy policy. (Jul 2016)
  • Veto climate bill compromise by industry & environmentalists. (Apr 2016)
  • Sued Obama administration on Clean Energy Plan. (Jan 2016)
  • Against Obama's plan to battle climate change. (Jun 2015)
  • All-of-the-above energy strategy instead of EPA over-reach. (Jan 2015)
  • Signed a bill that allows for more usage of eminent domain. (Mar 2014)
  • All-of-the-above American-made energy strategy. (Jan 2012)
  • Rated 0% by HSLF, indicating an anti-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
  • Stop considering manure as pollutant or hazardous. (Sep 2011)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants. (Mar 2011)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • 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 enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted NO on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 10% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)