Senator Vaneta Becker's 2013 Legislative Survey

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*1. Did you verify your legislator by using the district-lookup tool?
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2. 1. Do you support or oppose increasing state spending to create a state financial-aid program to help low-income families pay for preschool?
Support
Oppose
 
3. 2. Do you think the state should increase spending to provide more vocational and technical education in public schools?
Yes
No
 
4. 3. This year, 15 Evansville Vanderburgh schools failed Indiana Department of Education performance standards. Should the state increase funding for failing schools to help them improve?
Yes
No
 
5. 4. Do you support or oppose allowing professionals like police and teachers to report child abuse directly to local caseworkers rather than to a statewide hotline?
Support
Oppose
 
6. 5. Do you support or oppose requiring a prescription to buy cold medicines containing certain drugs, in order to curb their use in making illegal methamphetamine?
Support
Oppose
 
7. 6. While Indiana has a budget surplus, we must be cautious as the economy is still fragile. If there is extra state money, would you prefer A) a 10 percent income tax cut, B) a restoration of funding of previous education budget cuts or C) using the money for another purpose? (If “C,” please leave a note in my comments section.)
A) a 10 percent income tax cut
B) a restoration of funding of previous education budget cuts
C) using the money for another purpose
 
8. 7. Planned Parenthood locations in Southwest Indiana offer contraceptive and cervical cancer screening services to low-income women. Do you support or oppose cuts in funding to Planned Parenthood locations in our communities?
Support
Oppose
 
9. 8. Currently, privately-owned child care centers in Indiana are required to be licensed by the state. Should church-related child care centers also be licensed by the state to ensure basic health and safety standards are met for our children?
Yes
No
 
10. 9. Under the “Affordable Care Act,” Indiana can expand Medicaid to cover more Hoosiers, but it would cost taxpayers more money. Do you support or oppose expanding Medicaid?
Support
Oppose
 
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