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Former Republican Representative (NY-27):
Bill Paxon on the Issues

Bill Paxon on Abortion

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Budget & Economy

  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Civil Rights

  • Voted YES on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)

Bill Paxon on Corporations

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Crime

  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Drugs

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Education

  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)

Bill Paxon on Energy & Oil

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Environment

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Families & Children

  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Free Trade

  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)

Bill Paxon on Government Reform

  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Bill Paxon on Health Care

  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)

Bill Paxon on Homeland Security

  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Immigration

  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)

Bill Paxon on Jobs

  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Principles & Values

  • Member of the Republican Leadership Council. (Jan 2001)
  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Social Security

  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on Tax Reform

  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)

Bill Paxon on War & Peace

  • Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. (Nov 1995)

Bill Paxon on Welfare & Poverty

  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)