Senator Jean Leising's 2013 Legislative Survey

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*1. Did you verify your legislator by using the district-lookup tool?
Yes
No
 
2. 1. Do you think the state should increase spending to provide more vocational and technical education in public schools?
Yes
No
 
3. 2. Do you support or oppose requiring law enforcement to collect a DNA sample from criminal suspects in addition to their fingerprints?
Support
Oppose
 
4. 3. Under federal healthcare reform, Indiana can expand Medicaid to cover more Hoosiers, but it would cost taxpayers over $1.4 billion by 2020. Do you support or oppose expanding Medicaid?
Support
Oppose
 
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 giving more state funding to public colleges that meet performance goals like improving on-time graduation rates?
Support
Oppose
 
7. 6. Indiana is projected to have a budget surplus next year. Do you favor A) returning the surplus to taxpayers, or B) using it to increase funding for state services?
A. Return the surplus to the taxpayers
B. Use the surplus to increase funding to state services
 
8. 7. If a student changes schools during the year, would you support or oppose redirecting the state education funding to the studentís new school?
Support
Oppose
 
9. 8. Do you support or oppose statewide school standards defining excused and unexcused absences, to ensure that all studentsí absences are treated equally?
Support
Oppose
 
10. 9. Do you support or oppose holding a statewide vote to amend the state constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman?
Support
Oppose
 
11. 10. Do you support or oppose changing how Indiana categorizes felonies in order to better match the punishment for crimes of similar severity?
Support
Oppose
 
12. 11. 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
 
13. 12. Do you support or oppose tightening the rules that allow prison inmates to have their sentences reduced if they earn college degrees while incarcerated?
Support
Oppose
 
14. 13. Do you support or oppose a review of Indianaís mental health system to assist families of troubled children?
Support
Oppose
 
15. 14. Do you support or oppose the elimination of elected county commissioners?
Support
Oppose
 
16. 15. Do you support or oppose the elimination of elected township trustees and advisory boards?
Support
Oppose
 
17. Additional comments and concerns:
 
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*23. Please check here when you are ready to submit the survey.
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