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Joe Heck (R)
|Leadership:||No leadership position|
|(subcommittees and past assignments)|
| Next election: Nov. 6, 2012
Primary challenge: No
Incumbent running: Yes
2012 candidates for NV-03
|Confirmed:||John Oceguera, Joe Heck|
|Possible:||None so far|
|Out:||None so far|
|(more info & editing for NV-03)|
Positions, record and controversies
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"Commentary: Offshore, On the Record" 5/18/10
Joe Heck is supportive of offshore drilling. He has said that "offshore drilling remains an important part of the solution to reducing our dependence on foreign oil.”
"Americans for Prosperity Applauds US House Candidate Joe Heck" 5/4/10
Heck has recently signed the “No Climate Tax Pledge” which “[opposes] legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue.” He joins more than 400 lawmakers and candidates in signing the pledge.
"Team Heck: “Titus Dodges Debates”" 6/18/10
Heck said on a local program “Face to Face,”"I am committed to making sure our seniors have the benefits they are entitled to and that they’ve earned, whether it’s Social Security or Medicare. And it’s ludicrous on its face to think that me, as a physician, would want to see Medicare dissolved….”
"Titus: Lies About Healthcare, Lies About Heck" 4/13/10
Joe Heck’s campaign has responded to Titus’ claim that Heck wants to privatize Medicare. Heck claims that he opposes the healthcare bill because of the cuts to the Medicare program.
Research and Development
"Candid Candidate: An e-Interview with Joe Heck" 5/4/10
Heck believes that Nevada should become the leading state in R&D of renewable energy to help the nation rid its dependence on foreign oil. He also believes in the development of Thorium reactors in Yucca Mountain.
Science policy tracking by David Wan, SEA climate change intern
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
|Top Contributors to during the 2010 Election Cycle|
|Donor||Amount (US Dollars)|
|Brady Industries||$ 40,000|
|Las Vegas Sands||$ 40,000|
|MGM Resorts International||$ 30,250|
|Caesars Entertainment||$ 29,800|
|Wynn Resorts||$ 24,900|
|Peppermill Casinos||$ 22,300|
|Frias Holding||$ 15,000|
|Pronto Constructors||$ 15,000|
|Rebel Oil||$ 15,000|
|US Ordnance Inc||$ 15,000|
|Source: The Center for Responsive Politics' www.OpenSecrets.org site.|
Note: Contributions are not from the organizations themselves, but are rather from
the organization's PAC, employees or owners. Totals include subsidiaries and affiliates.
|Links to more campaign contribution information for Joe Heck
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
|Fundraising profile:||2008 election cycle||Career totals|
|Top contributors by organization/corporation:||2008 election cycle||Career totals|
|Top contributors by industry:||2008 election cycle||Career totals|
- Revolving door profile for Joe Heck from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- 2006 privately funded travel profile for Joe Heck from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
- Personal finance profile for Joe Heck from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org website.
Committees and affiliations
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Semantic data ()
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|Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives|
|Title: Rep||First name: Joseph||Middle name: J.||Last name: Heck|
|Party: R||State: NV||District:
03 District short: 3
|Currently in office? True|
|Phone: 202-225-3252||Fax: 202- 225-2185||Website: http://heck.house.gov||Webform email: |
|DC office: 132 Cannon House Office Building|
|Bioguide ID: H001055||Votesmart ID: 44082||FEC ID: H0NV03058||Govtrack ID: 412446|
|CRP ID: N00031244||Eventful ID:||Old Sunlight ID:||Twitter ID: RepJoeHeck|
|OpenCongress Wiki URL: http://www.opencongress.org/wiki/Joe_Heck||YouTubeID: http://youtube.com/repjoeheck||Senate class:|
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
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|First Elected to Current Office:
November 2, 2010
|First Took Current Office:
January 3, 2011
|Previous Political Work?
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Date of Birth:
November 2, 2010