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Leah Vukmir on Energy & Oil

 

 


No government subsidies for renewable energy

Q: Consider climate change a serious threat? Limit or tax production of greenhouse gases?

Tammy Baldwin (D): Yes. "Global climate change poses a growing threat to our planet, our country, our Great Lakes & Wisconsin." Reaffirmed support for Paris Accord after Trump's withdrawal.

Leah Vukmir (R): No. To Baldwin: "I'm amazed that you support government intervention to end global warming or climate change or whatever Al Gore's buzzword is these days," but not to protect "human life in the womb."

Q: Support government subsidies for renewable energy?

Tammy Baldwin (D): Strong supporter.

Leah Vukmir (R): No. Opposes.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Wisconsin Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Opposes funding clean energy & high-speed rail

The debate provided a rare chance to see Vukmir at a non-scripted event and on the same stage with her opponent. She has campaigned door-to-door in her district, but has mostly avoided debates, press events and interviews.

The debate questions, presented by two panelists, covered a wide range of issues, including clean energy (he's for it, she's against it), high-speed rail (he's for it, she's against it) and stronger penalties for drunk driving (he's for them, she's against them).

Source: Wisconsin Gazette on 2018 Wisconsin State Senate debate , Oct 20, 2010

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