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Korey L. Reiman

Korey Reiman's Issue Positions (Political Courage Test)

Full Name: Korey L. Reiman
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melissa; 3 Children: Isabella, Elias, Ethan
Birth Date: 10/25/1972
Birth Place: North Platte, Nebraska
Home City: Lincoln, NE
Religion: United Methodist
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Korey Reiman refused to tell citizens where he stands on any of the issues addressed in the 2012 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests from Vote Smart, national media, and prominent political leaders.

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Issue Positions

In response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Presidential and Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2012, are provided below as a courtesy to voters.

Pro-choice Inferred Answer Abortion: Do you generally support pro-choice or pro-life legislation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Facebook: Wall. 13 March 2012. "I respect Mr. Fortenberrys position on abortion i just disagree. But everyone wants less unwanted pregnancies. It is abundantly clear as a pro choice person that I'm willing to take rational steps to decrease the number of abortions. And if ya want to cite some wierd study that birth control increases pregnancy then I will just stare dumbfounded." (www.facebook.com)
  • Korey Reiman. Issues: Women's Health. 5 June 2012. "Korey Reiman believes funding of Planned Parenthood is important to reducing disease, unwanted pregnancy, and early detection of cancer." (koreyreiman.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Afghanistan: Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Yes Inferred Answer Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support an income tax increase on any tax bracket? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Lincoln Journal Star: 2012 Election Headquarters: Korey L. Reiman. Responded, "The wealthiest should pay a higher rate of taxation. A higher rate of capital gains taxation would also increase needed revenue to address the deficit. The tax rate on the middle class should not rise as it is important that money remain with the middle class as they will rebuild the economic security of our country," to the question: "What changes, if any, would you advocate in tax policy?" (journalstar.com)
  • KETV.com: 1 Democrat in District One race for Congress; Robert Way withdraws, backs Korey Reiman. 1 May 2012. "Reiman said he support reducing the deficit using a combination of budget cuts and increasing taxes on millionaires. 'If you're serious, you're going to have to do both,' he said." (www.ketv.com)
Yes Inferred Answer Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Jobs and the Economy. 1 January 2012. "Despite two years and 9 temporary extension, Congress still has not passed a Transportation Bill which promised further jobs. Despite the continued talk about 'creating jobs' by Congress the transportation bill which would have put many to work still sits. The Government should create jobs which advance energy independence through funding light speed rail, wind and solar energy, and clean coal." (votesmart.org)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Economy: Do you support providing tax incentives to businesses for the purpose of job creation? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Issues: Jobs and Economy. 5 June 2012. "A reasonable corporate tax rate which promotes job growth; funding jobs which advance energy independence are the correct course for our Country. The Government should create jobs to advance energy independence which reduces our dependence on oil." (koreyreiman.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Education: Do you support requiring states to implement education reforms in order to be eligible for competitive federal grants? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Energy: Do you support reducing restrictions on offshore energy production? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Guns: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Health Care: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Issues: Health Care. 5 June 2012. "Korey Reiman will listen to all sides of the debate to improve on the existing law. The Affordable Care Act lays a new foundation for our country that will bring additional security and stability to the American people for generations to come [¦] While the current Congressman would completely repeal the Act, the correct action is improve it." (koreyreiman.com)
  • Korey Reiman. Issues: Save Medicare. 5 June 2012. "Due to the current Congressman's efforts to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act, these same insurance companies would be able to deny seniors insurance based upon a pre-existing condition. Save Medicare, do not destroy it." (koreyreiman.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer Immigration: Do you support requiring illegal immigrants to return to their country of origin before they are eligible for citizenship? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Video: Nebraskan running for Congress - received requests to post rest of speech. 28 June 2012. "I am so proud to be able to stand up here and fight for the lesbian and gay community. Fight for those people who came to this country on no fault of their own and are looking for citizenship." (youtu.be)
Yes Inferred Answer Marriage: Do you support same-sex marriage? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Video: Nebraskan running for Congress - received requests to post rest of speech. 28 June 2012. "I am so proud to be able to stand up here and fight for the lesbian and gay community." (youtu.be)
  • Korey Reiman. Twitter: Reiman2012CD1NE. 2 June 2012. "If communities took steps to show LGBT are not 2nd class citizens. That hate crimes number would go down." (twitter.com)
  • Korey Reiman. Facebook: Wall. 9 May 2012. "I can think of no rational legal reason gays and lesbians should not receive equal application of the law. A fair and just position by the President today." (www.facebook.com)
  • Korey Reiman. Twitter: Reiman2012CD1NE. 9 June 2012. "We are a nation of laws that applies those laws equally no matter your status or religion. No valid reason to deny a legal status to gays" (twitter.com)
  • Korey Reiman. Twitter: Reiman2012CD1NE. 9 May 2012. "There is no valid argument why gay/lesbians should be treated unequally under the law. Good job President Obama" (twitter.com)
Unknown Position Unknown Answer National Security: Do you support targeting suspected terrorists outside of official theaters of conflict? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Despite exhaustive research, Project Vote Smart was unable to find information about this candidate's position.
No Inferred Answer Social Security: Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts? View Citations

Vote Smart's Research

  • Korey Reiman. Lincoln Journal Star: 2012 Election Headquarters: Korey L. Reiman. Responded, "I would oppose any plan to privatize Social Security or Medicare," to the question: What reforms or changes, if any, would you make in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid?" (journalstar.com)
  • Korey Reiman. Twitter: Reiman2012CD1NE. 9 April 2012. "@GeraldRGrow tomorrow i speak at nursing home. Discuss how there are options to save medicare. Which fort ignored voted to privatize instead." (twitter.com)
  • Don Walton. Journal Star: Korey Reiman begins uphill struggle. 2 April 2012. "And Reiman said he'd also be reluctant to privatize a portion of Social Security, turning over some of those earnings and savings to a private market composed of some of "the same people who brought this country to its knees in 2008." (journalstar.com)

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