Rep. Owen Pickett

DETAILS: Rep. Owen Pickett
(1930 - )
    • VA - 2 House
      (1987- 2001)
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    ISSUES: Rep. Owen Pickett

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    Teacher Pay

    The teachers’ pay issue addresses the concern that educators earn 20% or more less than other careers that undergo similar amounts of education and training. The primary point of contention between the two parties is how much federal intervention there should be.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans want to remove government interventions, privatize

    FOR Democrats


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    Immigration

    The laws regarding how our country works with people who want to enter, both temporarily and for citizenship.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source

    AGAINST Democrats

    Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source


    AGAINST

    Immigration

    The laws regarding how our country works with people who want to enter, both temporarily and for citizenship.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans support immigrants entering the country, but they feel it is government responsibility to first look out for American families and workers. Then those who enter the country legally. Then those who enter the country illegally. They feel current immigration laws should be upheld and ‘sanctuary cities’ should be denied federal aid. source

    AGAINST Democrats

    Feel the immigration system is broken and needs reform. They focus on ending the 3-10-and permanent bars that prevent immigrants from attaining legal permits and citizenship. Also, they support looser restrictions to aid refugees fleeing violent or unlivable living conditions in their own country, and to have government assistance programs like the affordable care act available to non-citizens. source


    FOR

    Teacher Pay

    The teachers’ pay issue addresses the concern that educators earn 20% or more less than other careers that undergo similar amounts of education and training. The primary point of contention between the two parties is how much federal intervention there should be.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans want to remove government interventions, privatize

    FOR Democrats


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    Based on the July 2020 report , next report due January 2021