Senator Pat Roberts

DETAILS: Senator Pat Roberts
(1936 - ) Kansas
  • United States Senate
  • Joint Committee on the Library
  • Joint Committee on Printing
  • Senate Select Committee on Ethics
  • Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
  • Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade
  • Subcommittee on Conservation, Forestry, and Natural Resources
  • Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy
  • Subcommittee on Nutrition, Agricultural Research, and Specialty Crops
  • Subcommittee on Livestock, Marketing, and Agriculture Security
  • Senate Committee on Finance
  • Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
  • Subcommittee on Health Care
  • Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
  • Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security
  • Subcommittee on Children and Families
  • Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
  • KS Senate
    (1997- present)
  • KS - 1 House
    (1981- 1997)
Senator Roberts is FOR
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ISSUES: Senator Pat Roberts

AGAINST

Abortion

An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

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AGAINST Republicans

Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term. See More»

AGAINST

Taxes

Individual and corporate tax rate changes.
  • VOTE: On the Joint Resolution: No
  • 10/23/2019-7:06pm
  • S.J.RES.50 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Contributions in Exchange for State or Local Tax Credits".
  • Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 331., 3 weeks ago
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AGAINST Republicans

Many Republicans consider the income tax system to be inherently inefficient and oppose graduated tax rates, which they believe are unfairly targeted at those who create jobs and wealth. They also believe private spending is usually more efficient than government spending. Republicans generally oppose the estate tax. (Wikipedia) See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats support a more progressive tax structure to provide more services and reduce economic inequality by making sure that the wealthiest Americans pay the highest amount in taxes. They also support more government spending on social services while spending less on the military. (Wikipedia) See More»

AGAINST

Abortion

An ongoing controversy about the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The hottest point of contention lies in which should receive the higher priority when a woman decides not to carry a fetus to term: The woman or the fetus?

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Republicans focus on the rights and safety of the unborn. Goals focus on restrictions and bans of induced abortions to advocate for the life of the fetus. See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats focus on the rights and safety of the woman. Goals focus on the woman’s right and ability to choose whether they should carry a fetus to term. See More»

AGAINST

Taxes

Individual and corporate tax rate changes.
  • VOTE: On the Joint Resolution: No
  • 10/23/2019-7:06pm
  • S.J.RES.50 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Contributions in Exchange for State or Local Tax Credits".
  • Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 331., 3 weeks ago
NEWS:

DETAILS:

AGAINST Republicans

Many Republicans consider the income tax system to be inherently inefficient and oppose graduated tax rates, which they believe are unfairly targeted at those who create jobs and wealth. They also believe private spending is usually more efficient than government spending. Republicans generally oppose the estate tax. (Wikipedia) See More»

FOR Democrats

Democrats support a more progressive tax structure to provide more services and reduce economic inequality by making sure that the wealthiest Americans pay the highest amount in taxes. They also support more government spending on social services while spending less on the military. (Wikipedia) See More»

DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
    • Company
    • Amount
    • Biotechnology Innovation Organization
    • $51.7k
    • Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
    • $32.5k
    • National Association of Wheat Growers
    • $32k
    • AT&T Services, Inc. and its affiliates
    • $18k
    • CME Group, Inc.
    • $17.5k
    • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
    • $13k
    • National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
    • $12k
    • AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR COMPANY
    • $11k
    • Amgen, Inc.
    • $11k
    • BASF Corporation
    • $10k
Based on the July 2019 report, next report due August 20th.
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