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Paul LePage on Corporations
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Capital investment goes where it is welcomed. (Feb 2013)
  • Depreciate bonuses; reduce business tax rate to under 8%. (Feb 2011)

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ME 2014: 2014 ME Senate debate


Shenna Bellows on Corporations
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Stop propping up big businesses that are "too big to fail". (Oct 2013)
Susan Collins on Corporations
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Excess corporate pay rewards risk-taking over results. (Sep 2008)
  • 1999: Ended practice of deceptive sweepstakes mailings. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 78% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Scott D`Amboise on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Assist small business through burdensome regulatory process. (Jul 2011)
Cynthia Dill on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olympia Snowe on Corporations
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Expand microloans to small businesses. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 65% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Charlie Summers on Corporations
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • Create a national small business advocate. (Aug 2012)

House:


Michael Michaud on Corporations
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 40% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Chellie Pingree on Corporations
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Corporations
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Matt Dunlap on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
  • Plenty of people looking out for the big corporations. (Mar 2012)
Angus King on Corporations
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for Angus King on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Angus King on Corporations
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for Angus King on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Allen on Corporations
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 30% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
Tom Allen on Corporations
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 30% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
William Cohen on Corporations
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for William Cohen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Longley on Corporations
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jean Hay Bright on Corporations
Democratic challenger: Click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eric Mehnert on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
  • Companies make obscene profits while people struggle. (Sep 2005)
Chellie Pingree on Corporations
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
John Baldacci on Corporations
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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