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Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 6, 2012 Texas General Election

Candidates for U.S. Representative District 11, Texas

Mike Conaway - R
Jim Riley - D
Scott J. Ballard - L
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Mike Conaway
Jim Riley
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Goals If Elected
Achievements If Elected
Areas to Concentrate On
On Entering Public Service
Illegal Drugs & Marijuana
Medical Marijuana
War on Drugs
Punishments for Drug Crimes
Drug Czar
Illegal Immigration and Reform
Illegal Immigration Amnesty
Border Security
Securing Our Borders
Social Services to Illegal Immigrants
Children Citizenship of Illegals
English as the Official National Language
Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws
E-Verify System
Federal Enforcement of Immigration Laws
State Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws
State and Local Immigration Laws
High-Skilled Worker Immigration
Guest Worker Program
Visa Enforcement
Citizenship through Military Service
Arizona's Strict New Immigration Law
English-Only Laws
Review of the 14th Amendment
Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants
Real ID Act
Database Of Foreigners
Immigration Application Fees
Using National Guard Troops to Secure Mexican Border
Driver's Licenses to Illegals
Employers Who Hire Illegals
Illegal Immigration as a Felony
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Immigrant Troops
Electronic Verification System for Employers
Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers
Naturalization Backlog for Immigrants
Legal Residency for Immigrant Youth
Alien Minors
Minutemen Project
Right to Own Guns - Second Amendment
Gun Control Legislation
National Rifle Association (NRA)
State Gun Legislation
Gun Manufacturer Law Suits
Trade Policy Priorities
Barriers to American Goods in Other Countries
Unfair Trade Practices
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Gay, Lesbian & LGBT
Same Sex Marriage
Civil Unions & Civil Benefits
Federal Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Domestic Partnerships
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Fiscal Policy
Deficit Spending
Federal Budget & Debt
Government Efficiency
Balanced Budget & Constitutional Amendment
Presidential Line-item Veto Power
Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Rule for Tax Cuts or New Spending
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Government Reform
Government Agencies
FEMA and Hurricane Katrina
U.S. Postal Service
Elections & Politics
Tea Party Movement
527 'Stealth' PACs
DC Voting Representation in Congress
Courts, Laws & Justice
Activist Judges Legislating from the Bench
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Pro-Life and Pro-Choice
Parental Notification
Life Beginning at Conception
Abortion Protesters
Military & Defense
Missile Defense System
Defense and Military Budget
Military Adequacy
Military Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC Commission)
Reservists and National Guard
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
Paid Sick, Family and Maternity Leave
Working Class
Equal Pay
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Workplace Violence Against Women
Independent Workers
Family and Medical Leave Act
Unemployment Insurance
Workplace Protections
Mine Safety and Health
Job Growth
Government Subsidized Jobs
Reward companies that create domestic jobs
Child Labor
Quality of Jobs
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Unemployment Insurance (UI)
Workers Benefits
Overtime Rights
Employment Discrimination
Retirees Returning To Work
Economic Grown and Stimulation
America's Infrastructure
Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Policy
Aging of Population
Small Business
Tax Code
Tax Reform
Offshore Tax Havens and Bank Accounts
Income Tax Rates
Corporate Income Taxes
Taxes on Interest, Dividends, and Capital Gains
Property Taxes
Estate Taxes (Death / Birth Tax)
Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
Extending the Bush Tax Cuts
Value-Added Tax
Taxes Policy
National Sales Tax
Flat Tax
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Marriage Penalty
Income Tax on Seniors
Tax Rates on Private Equity Funds
2001 Tax Cuts
Tax Credits for College
Tax Credits for Health Care
Child Tax Credit
Tax-Free Savings Accounts
Business Tax Credits
R&D Tax Credit
Corporate Tax Loopholes
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Standardized Testing
Improving Education
Education Gap with Other Countries
Special Education
Clean Water Act and Water Quality
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Endangered Species
Internet, Media & Communications
Internet Neutrality
Taxes on Internet Purchases
High Speed Broadband Deployment
Broadband Access for Rural and Disadvantaged Communities
Internet Crime
Internet Pornography
Internet Sexual Assault of Children
Parental Blocking
Internet Privacy Protections
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medically Uninsured or Underinsured
Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Limitations
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Rationing Health Care
Disease Prevention
Rural Health Care
Health Information Interchange Network
Biomedical Superiority
Health Opportunity Accounts
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Solar Energy Investment Tax Credit Bill
Transportation, a General Statement
Prescription Drugs
Prescription Drugs, a General Statement
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Science, Technology & Space
Food & Agriculture
Agriculture Reforms
Genetically Engineered Food (GMOs)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Protecting Food Safety
Country of Origin Labeling
Department of Agriculture
Farm Bill
Farm Subsidies
Farmer Owned Biofuel Refineries
Farm Service Agency (FSA) Closings
Farm Crop Supports
Farm Corporation Subsidies
Other Farm Assistance
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