Rep. Brad Ashford

DETAILS: Rep. Brad Ashford
(1949 - )
    • NE - 2 House
      (2015- 2017)
    NEWS: Rep. Brad Ashford
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    Rep. Brad Ashford received from American Assn for Justice: $5k, National Education Assn: $5k, Human Rights Campaign: $2.5k, plus $125 from others on Health Care
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    President Barack Obama received from Boeing Company: $10m on Health Care
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    Rep. Brad Ashford received from American Assn for Justice: $5k, National Education Assn: $5k, Human Rights Campaign: $2.5k, plus $125 from others on Health Care
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    President Barack Obama received from Boeing Company: $10m on Health Care
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    ISSUES: Rep. Brad Ashford

    FOR

    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


    FOR

    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    FOR

    Veterans Affairs

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    Bettering the lives and services offered to US Veterans.

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    FOR Republicans

    Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.

    FOR Democrats

    Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.


    AGAINST

    Coronavirus

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies

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    AGAINST Republicans

    AGAINST Democrats


    FOR

    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


    FOR

    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    FOR

    Veterans Affairs

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    Bettering the lives and services offered to US Veterans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.

    FOR Democrats

    Both parties are pro veterans and have the track record to support.


    AGAINST

    Coronavirus

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advisory information from the World Health Organization: http://who.int/emergencies

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    AGAINST Republicans

    AGAINST Democrats


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • American Assn for Justice
      • $5k
      • American Trucking Assns
      • $5k
      • National Education Assn
      • $5k
      • UNITED ASSN OF JOURNEYMEN & APPRENTICES OF THE PLUMBING & PIPEFITTING INDUSTRY
      • $5k
      • Human Rights Campaign
      • $2.5k
      • HDR Inc
      • $2.5k
      • National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
      • $2.5k
      • INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF BOILERMAKERS
      • $1.5k
      • FONTHEIM PARTNERS, P.C.
      • $500
      • Forbes-Tate
      • $500
    Based on the January 2020 report , next report due July 2020