Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)

https://www.senate.gov/senators/115thCongress/Smith_Tina.htm

Washington D.C. Office

309 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

St. Paul Office

60 East Plato Blvd, Suite 220
Saint Paul, MN 55107

Positions on MPP Peace Agenda

FCNL.org and VoteSmart.org give voting record, position papers, etc.

A. Resolve international and civil conflicts through diplomacy:

  1. Engage diplomatically with other nations to resolve conflicts.
  2. Research Pending

  3. Promote stability by replacing US military aid with development aid.
  4. Research Pending

  5. Support resolution of the Israeli Palestinian conflict through determined, balanced and multilateral diplomacy.
  6. Research Pending

B. Build an infrastructure for peace and prosperity:

  1. Develop and strengthen alternatives to military force such as civilian peacekeeping forces, diplomacy, mediation and conflict resolution, and significantly grow the US diplomatic corps.
  2. Research Pending

  3. Commit the US to strengthening the United Nations and approving agreements and treaties such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty that reduce the risk of war.
  4. Research Pending

  5. Commit to just and sustainable economic development strategies around the world.
  6. Research Pending

C. Dismantle the infrastructure that encourages militaristic responses to conflicts:

  1. Significantly reduce the US defense budget, increase its transparency and ensure the military is accountable for its defense expenditures.
  2. Research Pending

  3. Reduce the number of military bases and military personnel in the U.S. and overseas.
  4. Research Pending

  5. Discontinue the practice of providing military equipment or training assistance to human rights abusers.
  6. Research Pending