Rick Crawford

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U.S. Representative

Rick Crawford (R)

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AR-01
Positions
Leadership: No leadership position
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Next election: Nov. 6, 2012

Primary challenge: No

Incumbent running: Yes

2012 candidates for AR-01

Confirmed: Scott Ellington, Rick Crawford
Possible: None so far
Out: None so far
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Rick Crawford is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the first district of the State of Arkansas, since 2011.

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Environment

A Seat on the Agri Committee for the First District. State Politics. 06/22/10. <http://www.state-politics.com/south/a-seat-on-the-agri-committee-for-the-first-district/>.

The House Minority Leader John Boehner would support Crawford receiving a seat on the House Agriculture Committee if he is elected. Crawford has worked in the agriculture business and is well-known among farmers through the AG Watch Network (http://www.agwatchnetwork.com). Agriculture is an important topic in the first district of Arkansas because over 90% of constituent employment is tied to it.

Energy

ENERGY – Affordable Fuel & Domestic Security. Crawford for Congress. 2010. <http://www.meetrickcrawford.com/issues/affordable-fuel-domestic-security/>.

Crawford supports lifting any bans on oil and gas extraction on the Outer Continental Shelf. After surveying the area, environmental protections could be placed only where needed and the rest would be free for development. This would allow for the production of more domestic oil and gas, rather imports.


ENERGY – Affordable Fuel & Domestic Security. Crawford for Congress. 2010. <http://www.meetrickcrawford.com/issues/affordable-fuel-domestic-security/>.

Crawford supports expanded tax credits for research and development and biofuels in order to help renewable energy industries thrive. He supports the development of solar, wind, geothermal, and biofuels. He also promotes the use of nuclear power.

Climate

Technology

Innovation

Health

Crawford Chides State Democratic Party for Lurching to Change Subject from Healthcare. Crawford for Congress. 03/26/10. <http://www.meetrickcrawford.com/2010/03/26/crawford-chides-state-democratic-party-for-lurching-to-change-subject-from-healthcare/>.

Crawford does not support the health care reform bill. He believes it is an “entitlement” program that will severely increase taxes well into the future. He said, "We need an elected official who will stand up to say our government will not expand or create any new government programs until we restore fiscal soundness."


Crawford Speaks Out Against “Deem and Pass”. Crawford for Congress. 03/19/10. <http://www.meetrickcrawford.com/2010/03/19/crawford-speaks-out-against-deem-and-pass/>.

Crawford does not support Pelosi’s attempt to do a "deem and pass" vote on health care, where the voting record is hidden. He says such a vote is unconstitutional. If elected, he would repeal "any socialized health care plan".

STEM Education

Research and Development

Science policy tracking by Erica Hart, SEA (Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill) Intern

Bio

2010 elections

Money in politics

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Top Contributors to during the 2010 Election Cycle
DonorAmount (US Dollars)
Stephens Group$ 50,400
Wal-Mart Stores$ 11,250
Riceland Foods$ 10,600
Every Republican is Crucial PAC$ 10,000
Freedom Project$ 10,000
National Air Traffic Controllers Assn$ 10,000
National Beer Wholesalers Assn$ 10,000
Asphalt Producers LLC$ 9,500
Home Depot$ 9,000
PricewaterhouseCoopers$ 8,500
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 Rick Crawford
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Fundraising profile: 2008 election cycle Career totals
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DC office
  • 1408 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
    Ph: 202-225-4076 Fax: 202-225-5602
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