Ban. Proposed a bill in the PA Senate banning abortion once “heartbeat” is detected (usually at six weeks), with no exception for rape, incest, or the life of the mother. “If the baby has a heartbeat, the abortion cannot be performed.”
Yes. “We need to take real action to address climate change.” Has concerns about Governor Wolf’s carbon tax plan but wants to “chart a path towards a low carbon future” by investing in renewable energy and carbon capture.
No position found.
No. Voted against a charter school voucher program in the state house in 2011. As attorney general, filed a brief supporting a lawsuit demanding adequate public school funding.
No. The election in PA was “compromised.” Organized and funded buses to the DC January 6 rally and attended himself. Calls his subpoena from the US House January 6 Committee a “badge of honor.”
Loosen. Would cut statewide regulations in order to expand fracking and the coal industry.
Less. Cosponsored a bill to prevent PA officials from enforcing any new federal gun restrictions. “We saw Hitler do the same thing in Germany.” Also cosponsored a bill to allow concealed gun-carry without a license or permit.
More. Supports universal background checks, closing the ghost-gun loophole, and red-flag laws, which allow courts to remove guns from people deemed to pose a threat.
No. Would ban any government mask mandates, calling for restoring supporters’ “private personal freedom.” Sought the suspension of federal medical privacy rules for individuals in the face of the pandemic.
Supports a border wall and sending PA National Guard to the Mexican border. Opposes sanctuary cities. “We’re going to put these DACA lawbreakers ahead of all these good people…trying to come here legally….They should not become citizens. They need to go back home.”
Harder. Would make PA a right-to-work state, where employees in a unionized workplace are allowed to not pay union dues, which can lessen the union’s resources.
No position found on use of force. Supports increased police funding.
No position found.
Likely yes. Co-led litigation in a lawsuit with 39 attorneys general that resulted in the cancellation of $1.7 billion in student loan balances at a major student loan servicer.
Less. Will attract “new employers to PA by reducing the Corporate Net Income Tax Rate.”