Rep. Jay Obernolte

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(1970 - ) California
  • United States House of Representatives
  • CA - 8 House
    (2021- present)
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FOR

Law Enforcement

Different approaches to dealing with crime.

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FOR Republicans

Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

FOR Democrats

Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


FOR

Federal Deficit

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The federal deficit is the measure of how much more the government spent than it took in. The federal deficit stood at $984 billion on October 2019, and the total deficit is approximately $21 trillion. source

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republican strategies include a mandatory balanced budget at the end of each spending year and cutting funding for ineffective programs and projects. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on increasing revenue to fund the various government expenditures. Generally, this involves higher taxes on wealthy businesses, ending tax breaks for those who earn over $250,000, and regulating various aspects of government.


AGAINST

Unemployment

Different views on minimizing unemployment, and the amount of government regulation in employment.

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans seek less governmental regulation to encourage companies to grow and create an economy where more jobs will exist and more Americans can find full-time employment.

FOR Democrats

Democrats favor more governmental regulation and support which can help create an economy where more jobs will exist and more Americans can find full-time employment.


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


AGAINST

Minimum Wage

The current talking point is whether the federal government should raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans feel a sudden minimum wage hike would hurt most businesses, who would have to hire fewer employees and give existing workers fewer hours to absorb the costs, especially small and medium sized businesses with a small employee payroll budget.

FOR Democrats

The current goal of the democratic party is to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour and protect the overtime rule that ensures workers are compensated for holidays and extra hours.


AGAINST

Unemployment

Different views on minimizing unemployment, and the amount of government regulation in employment.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans seek less governmental regulation to encourage companies to grow and create an economy where more jobs will exist and more Americans can find full-time employment.

FOR Democrats

Democrats favor more governmental regulation and support which can help create an economy where more jobs will exist and more Americans can find full-time employment.


AGAINST

Coronavirus

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

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

AGAINST Democrats


FOR

Law Enforcement

Different approaches to dealing with crime.

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republican favor a more strict approach to crime and criminals.

FOR Democrats

Democrats favor a more lenient approach to crime and criminals to make sure their rights and the chance to reform and improve are always possible.


AGAINST

Minimum Wage

The current talking point is whether the federal government should raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans feel a sudden minimum wage hike would hurt most businesses, who would have to hire fewer employees and give existing workers fewer hours to absorb the costs, especially small and medium sized businesses with a small employee payroll budget.

FOR Democrats

The current goal of the democratic party is to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour and protect the overtime rule that ensures workers are compensated for holidays and extra hours.


FOR

Federal Deficit

$
The federal deficit is the measure of how much more the government spent than it took in. The federal deficit stood at $984 billion on October 2019, and the total deficit is approximately $21 trillion. source

DETAILS:

FOR Republicans

Republican strategies include a mandatory balanced budget at the end of each spending year and cutting funding for ineffective programs and projects. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on increasing revenue to fund the various government expenditures. Generally, this involves higher taxes on wealthy businesses, ending tax breaks for those who earn over $250,000, and regulating various aspects of government.


DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • BLUE SHIELD OF CALIFORNIA
    • $2.5k
    • NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION
    • $2.5k
    • Comcast Corporation
    • $2.5k
    • ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA
    • $1.5k
    • GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP
    • $1k
    • ROCK CENTRAL
    • $1k
    • Specialty Equipment Market Assn
    • $1k
    • Innovative Federal Strategies
    • $500
    • NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business)
    • $500
Based on the January 2021 report , next report due July 2021