Economy

Dana Rohrabacher does not favor government action to stimulate the economy in severe recessions.  He voted against George Bush's bailout package in 2008, and voted against the congressional stimulus package of 2009. He states “you cannot spend your way out of a recession.”  He voted against funding the Consumer Protection Bureau and the Commodities Future Board (Nov 2013) 

  • He wants full-time work defined at 40 hours, not 30 hours, which would cause many women to lose full-time employment benefits. (April 2014)
  • He voted YES to terminate the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • He voted YES on a balanced budget amendment to the US Constitution at a time when the economy was in desperate need of further stimulus. (Jan 2011)
  • He voted NO on $192 billion additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • He voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • He voted NO on an additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • He voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • He voted NO on $60 billion stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, and energy. (Sep 2008)
  • He voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • He voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
  •  He voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)

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