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Jim Risch on Corporations

Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor


Reduce corporate tax; eliminate corporate capital gains tax

Q: Would you vote to reduce the U.S. corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 25 percent or lower without offsetting tax increases (PAYGO)?

A: Yes.

Q: Would you vote to reduce or eliminate the corporate capital gains tax?

A: Yes.

Q: Would you vote for a permanent, strengthened R&D tax credit?

A: Yes.

Q: Would you vote against imposing “windfall profits” taxes on energy companies?

A: Yes.

Source: BIPAC 2008 Senate Candidate Questionnaire , Nov 1, 2008

Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record.

Risch scores 14% by UFCW on labor-management issues

The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is North America's Neighborhood Union--1.3 million members with UFCW locals in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Our members work in supermarkets, drug stores, retail stores, meatpacking and meat processing plants, food processing plants, and manufacturing workers who make everything from fertilizer to shoes. We number over 60,000 strong with 25,000 workers in chemical production and 20,000 who work in garment and textile industries.

    The UFCW Senate scorecard is based on these key votes:
  1. American Jobs Act (+)
  2. Balanced Budget Amendment (-)
  3. Rejecting Cut, Cap, and Balance (+)
  4. Repeal Health Care Law (-)
  5. Sen. Am. 14 Wicker Am. to S 223, excluding unionization at TSA (-)
  6. Sen. Am. 740 McCain Am. to HR 2112, defunding TAA (-)
  7. Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act (TAA) (+)
Source: UFCW website 12-UFCW-S on May 2, 2012

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