COLE, KOLBE

Meet the Candidate

Running For:
REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
District:
10
Political Affiliation:
Democratic
Phone:
(724) 506-6208

Survey

Response Legend

  • YYes
  • NNo
  • Declined to Respond/Undecided, Position Unknown/Unclear
  • *Comment
  • Declined to respond, Position based on citation

Question Response Comments/Notes
1. Should the state prohibit abortion when it is sought because of a prenatal diagnosis of possible Down syndrome? N
2. Should marijuana be legalized for recreational use? Y
3. Should Pennsylvania raise the minimum wage? Y* The raise of minimum wage should be complemented with regulations to the increase of cost of basic human necessities due to wage increase.
4. Should parents be eligible for direct grants for their children to attend the school of their choice, including non-public schools? U
5. Should wedding service providers be required to participate in a same-sex wedding that they object to on religious grounds? N* First amendment rights are important to protect.
6. Should organizations, such as Planned Parenthood, that provide abortions be prohibited from receiving state funds? N
7. Should schools and other public institutions collect direct payroll deductions for union dues? Y
8. Should Pennsylvania public schools and other public facilities be required to open up restrooms and locker rooms regardless of biological sex? Y* Privacy should still be maintained and achieved with mandatory bathroom stall requirements.
9. Should the state stop paying for sex-change surgeries for children? Y* Unless medically necessary people of legal adult age (18 Yrs.) should get state benefit support for sex-change surgeries.
10. Should Pennsylvania withhold state funding to “Sanctuary Cities” that do not comply with federal immigration laws? N
11. Should school property taxes be eliminated? U* School property taxes should be looked at differently and be complemented with tax credits for the elderly if taxes are deemed necessary after being assessed.