We are currently mis-represented by liberal democrat Tom O'Halleron
His record in Congress
Below are a few of Tom's documented positions. Of course, sometimes he doesn't take positions. Perhaps they are too difficult, or maybe he is busy raising money from donors in liberal states.
How did Tom Vote?
Feb 15: Tom voted NO on HR 620, which gives property owners an opportunity to quickly correct alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, before legal action is taken against them. The measure passed 225-192.
Feb 14: Tom voted NO on HR 3299, which standardizes usury and payday loan laws across state lines. The measure passed 215-171.
Nov 30: Tom voted NO on HR 3905, which requires BLM to renew existing copper mine permits in Minnesota, and preserve their high-paying jobs. The bill still passed 216-204.
Nov 30: Tom voted NO on HR 4182, which protects taxpayers by requiring new federal employees to have a two-year probationary period. The bill passed anyway 213-204.
Nov 16; Tom voted NO on HR 1, the tax cut and overhaul plan which has resulted in huge raises for workers. This economy-boosting plan passed 227-205.
Nov 14: Tom voted NO on HR 2874, the bipartisan agreement to extend the federal flood insurance program through fiscal 2022. Many residents in CD-1 rely on this to protect their family's financial future. Luckily for them, it passed 237-189
Nov 9: Tom voted NO on HR 2201, which allows small businesses to more easily sell stock. This small business-growing measure passed anyway 232-188.
Nov 8: Tom voted NO on HR 3043. This bill consolidates federal hydroelectric regulation in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. This is designed to lower energy costs, while efficiently protecting the environment. The bill still passed 257-166.
Nov 7: Tom voted NO on HR 3441. This bill changes an Obama policy to make companies liable only for their own employees, not other company's employees. The measure passed 242-181.
Nov 1: Tom voted NO on HR 2936. The bill streamlines the process to allow timber sales on federal land. More importantly, it provides fire prevention actions and removal of fire damaged trees. Both Republicans and democrats from Arizona voted for this public safety measure. It passed with bipartisan Western support 232-188.
July 24: Tom voted NO to disapprove the Obama Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Arbitration Rule (HJ Res 111). The disapproval passed 231-190.
July 19: Tom voted NO on HR 2883, which streamlines the federal approval process for cross-border pipelines. The economy boosting bill passed anyway 254-175.
July 18: Tom voted NO on HR 806 which delay some Obama air quality rules thereby preserving states' rights. Measure passed 229-199.
July 14: Tom voted YES to an amendment to HR 2810 intended to stop funding of the border wall with Mexico. The dangerous amendment was defeated 190-235.
July 13: Tom voted NO to remove taxpayer funded sex-change operations for members of the military and their dependents (amendment to HR 2810). Incredibly, with Tom's help, the ban failed 209-214.
June 29: Tom voted NO on HR 3003 which would deny law enforcement grants to so-called sanctuary cities. The common sense measure passed 228-195.
June 28: Tom voted No on HR 1215 which limits punitive damage and attorney fee awards in medical malpractice suits. The measure passed 218-210.
June 22: Tom voted NO on HR 1654, which simplifies the process for state to build dams and other water infrastructure. It also requires federal agencies to disclose environmental data they collect. The measure still passed 223-180.
Jun 12: Tom voted NO on the California Drought Relief Act (HR 23), which eases federal regulations and permits to utilize and transport water. The measure passed 230-190.
Jun 8: Tom voted NO on the Financial Choice Act (HR 10), which repeals the Dodd-Frank Act. the bill still passed 233-186.
May 4: Tom Voted NO on HR 1628 to substantially end Obamacare. The House still passed the bill 217-213.
May 2: Tom voted NO on HR 1180, which gives employees an option to receive comp time rather than overtime pay. The employee rights legislation passed 229-197.
Mar 29: Tom voted NO on HR 1430, which requires the EPA to disclose all data and studies used to implement new rules. The measure passed 228-194.
Mar 22: Tom voted NO on HR 1101 which would allow health insurance to be purchased across state lines. The House passed it 236-175.
Mar 16: Tom voted NO on HR 1181, which would require due process before a veteran can be declared "mentally defective" and stripped of their second amendment rights. Luckily, the measure still passed 240-175.
Mar 10: Tom voted NO Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (HR 720). The bill would allow a judge to impose penalties if they determined that a lawsuit was frivolous. The measure passed 230-188.
Feb 16: Tom voted NO on HJ Res 43, which overturns a last minute rule by the Obama administration specifically allowing Planned Parenthood to receive federal funds. A yes vote ends the permission to fund Planned Parenthood. The measure passed 230-188.
Feb 15: Tom voted NO on HJ REs 42, which rolls back Department of Labor rules adopted in the last days of the Obama administration which limits drug testing to receive unemployment benefits to only certain jobs, such as those that involve carrying firearms. A yes vote would allow rules to require any recipient to be drug tested. The bill passed 236-189.
Feb 7: Tom voted NO on HJ Res 57, which kills rules adopted in the final days of Obama administration which require states and local school districts to implement certain portions of the Every Student Succeeds Act. Voting yes removes those requirements. The measure passed without Tom, 234-190.
Feb 7: Tom voted NO on HJ Res 44 to repeal the BLM Planning 2.0 rule, which was adopted during the final days of the Obama administration. Voting yes removes some of the power grab from un-elected federal bureaucrats. The measure still passed 234-186.
Feb 1: Tom voted NO on HJ Res 38, which overturns a war-on-coal regulation from the Obama administration. The bill passed 228-194.
Jan 24: Tom voted no HR 7, which would prohibit federal tax dollars from being spent on elective abortions. It would also remove the mandate that employer health plans cover abortions. The measure passed 238-183.
Jan 12: Tom voted NO on the Commodity End-User Relief Act (HR 238), which aims to help farmers, manufacturers, and other businesses to use futures and swaps to reduce business uncertainties. Bill still passed 239-182.
Jan 12: Tom voted NO on on SEC Regulatory Accountability Act (HR 78), which requires the SEC chief economist to determine if the benefits of proposed regulations at least justify the costs. Measure passed any way 243-184.
Jan 11: Tom voted NO on the Regulatory Accountability Act (HR 5), which allows federal courts to temporarily block federal agency regulations with a cost exceeding $1 billion. The bill still passed 238-183.
Jan 5: Tom voted NO on the Regulations from the Executive Needing Scrutiny Act (HR 26), which provides protections against government agencies from creating regulations costing more than $100 million without approval from Congress. The measure passed anyway 237-187.
Jan 4: Tom voted NO on the Midnight Rules Relief Act (HR 21). The act allows congress to use its Constitutional authority to disapprove last minute actions by an outgoing president as a group, rather than one at a time. Measure still passed 238-184.
Jan 3: Tom voted NO on (H Res 5 )to adopt the rules to govern the US House for the current session, which includes the ability to consider bills to repeal and/or amend Obamacare. Resolution passed 234-190
What Tom Supports:
Nancy Pelosi for Speaker.
What Tom doesn't support:
A secure border
Right to work