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Bill Marx

Background Info

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Marx served in the United States Marine Corps from 1998 to 2002. In 2010, he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a graduate degree in teaching. He is currently running for election to the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania's 14th district.

Gun Control

  • SUPPORTS  COMPLETE UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS

  • HAS PLEDGED NOT TO TAKE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS FROM NRA OR OTHER SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • OPPOSES REPEALING THE SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION

Climate Change

  • SUPPORTS EPA REGULATIONS ON GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

  • WOULD SUPPORT INCREASED MILITARY FUNDING FOR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESEARCH

  • SUPPORTS USING RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES TO SLOWLY "PHASE OUT' FOSSIL FUELS

Healthcare

  • OPPOSES THE REPEAL AND DISMANTLEMENT OF OBAMACARE, BUT WOULD WORK TO IMPROVE CERTAIN ASPECTS

  • SUPPORTS LIMITING THE COSTS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

  • SUPPORTS INCREASING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR MEDICAID

  • OPPOSES A SINGLE-PAYER SYSTEM SUCH AS MEDICARE FOR ALL

Miscellaneous

  • SUPPORTS SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASING FUNDING FOR DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

  • SUPPORTS BANNING OPIOIDS AS TREATMENT MEDICINE FOR CHRONIC PAIN

  • WOULD SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF VETERAN'S BENEFITS PROGRAMS

  • WOULD SUPPORT SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN FUNDING TO REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE AND TO PRESERVE STATE PARKS

Education Reform

  • SUPPORTS GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED STUDENT LOAN DEBT REFINANCING

  • SUPPORTS THE CONTINUATION OF FEDERAL LOAN PROGRAMS SUCH AS PELL GRANTS

  • SUPPORTS LIMITING STUDENT LOAN DEBT INTEREST RATES

Economy and Taxes

  • WILL OPPOSE TRADE POLICIES AND AGREEMENTS THAT TAKE US JOBS OVERSEAS

  • WOULD SUPPORT JOB-TRAINING AND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO HELP STIMULATE JOB CREATION

  • SUPPORTS THE CREATION OF A MANDATORY LIVING WAGE FOR ALL WORKERS

  • SUPPORTS TYING THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE TO INFLATION SO ENTRY LEVEL WAGES DON'T FALL BELOW POVERTY LINE

* Information compiled from a variety of sources including FiveThirtyEight, Congress.gov, Politico, New York Times, Washington Post, candidate websites, etc.

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