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OH 2012: 2012 Ohio Senate Debates


Sherrod Brown on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Our trade policy hemorrhages manufacturing jobs. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Josh Mandel on Jobs
Republican Nominee: Click here for Josh Mandel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Portman on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • High unemployment rate creates Ohio brain drain. (Oct 2010)
  • Toured 16 Ohio manufacturing plants to ask about economy. (Dec 2009)
  • Great concern about card-check legislation. (Dec 2009)
  • Trade creates more and better-paying jobs at home. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

House:


Joyce Beatty on Jobs
Democrat (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joyce Beatty on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
John Boccieri on Jobs
Democratic challenger (District 16): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boccieri on other issues.
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
John Boehner on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Boehner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Steve Chabot on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Steve Chabot on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Marcia Fudge on Jobs
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Marcia Fudge on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Bob Gibbs on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Gibbs on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Bill Johnson on Jobs
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jim Jordan on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jordan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Dave Joyce on Jobs
Republican (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Joyce on other issues.
  • Job creation is vital to our region's economy. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Marcy Kaptur on Jobs
Democratic Representative (OH-9): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Marcy Kaptur on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Steven LaTourette on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-14): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Steven LaTourette on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 33% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bob Latta on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Latta on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jim Renacci on Jobs
Republican (District 16): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Renacci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 83% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Tim Ryan on Jobs
Democratic Representative (OH-17): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tim Ryan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Steve Stivers on Jobs
Republican (District 15): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stivers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 55% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Betty Sutton on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Betty Sutton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Pat Tiberi on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-12): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pat Tiberi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Mike Turner on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 25% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Brad Wenstrup on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Wenstrup on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Kasich on Jobs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Ted Strickland on Jobs
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)
Bob Taft on Jobs
Republican OH Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Taft on other issues.
  • Full review of farm policy; more state flexibility. (May 2001)
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis. (Sep 1999)
Kevin Coughlin on Jobs
Former Republican Senate Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Kevin Coughlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Pryce on Jobs
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Michael Pryce on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Austria on Jobs
Republican (Retiring 2012) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Austria on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Dennis Kucinich on Jobs
Democratic Representative (OH-10): Click here for 40 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • Iím the one candidate who comes from the working class. (Nov 2007)
  • Put unemployed to work rebuilding infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Require all government agencies to follow ENDA for GLBT jobs. (Aug 2007)
  • Restore right to organize; to collective bargain; to strike. (Aug 2007)
  • Would accept minimum wage as president, reluctantly. (Jul 2007)
  • Works Green Administration: WGA creates green jobs, like WPA. (Jun 2007)
  • Cancel tax cuts for the rich. (Nov 2003)
  • Rebuild infrastructure with a program like FDRís WPA. (Sep 2003)
  • Shift USDA funds from agribusiness to family farmers. (Aug 2003)
  • Labor defends workers when corporations attack. (Aug 2003)
  • Right to a job and to decent wages. (Aug 2003)
  • Labor protections; not binding employer arbitration. (Aug 2003)
  • Genetically-engineered food is an issue of freedom of choice. (Aug 2003)
  • Address plight of small farmer by canceling NAFTA & WTO. (Aug 2003)
  • Break apart monopolistic agribusiness companies. (Aug 2003)
  • National ban on packer ownership of livestock. (Aug 2003)
  • Farm worker safety by fining employers. (Aug 2003)
  • Invest in rural America. (Aug 2003)
  • Enshrine workersí rights in a workersí White House. (May 2003)
  • Joblessness is a weapon of mass destruction. (May 2003)
  • Engrave into stone the rights of working people. (Aug 2002)

    Voting Record

  • Give teeth to the National Labor Relations Act. (Feb 2007)
  • Raise minimum wage to over $8.50. (Jan 2004)
  • Repeal portions of Taft-Hartley Act; enhance right to strike. (Aug 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Jean Schmidt on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jean Schmidt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 50% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Frank Cremeans on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Cremeans on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Mike DeWine on Jobs
Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mike DeWine on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Eric Fingerhut on Jobs
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep: Click here for Eric Fingerhut on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Gillmor on Jobs
Republican (Deceased 2007) (District 5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gillmor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
John Glenn on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Glenn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Tony Hall on Jobs
Democrat (until 2002) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Hall on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
Martin Hoke on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martin Hoke on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jennifer Brunner on Jobs
2010 Dem. Senate Challenger; currently Secretary of State: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Brunner on other issues.
  • Jobs are my number one issue. (Dec 2009)
  • Secret ballot vote on union collective bargaining. (Dec 2009)
Eric Deaton on Jobs
2010 Constitution Party challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Deaton on other issues.
  • Job loss affects citizens more than any federal politicians. (Feb 2010)
Steven Driehaus on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Driehaus on other issues.
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Lee Fisher on Jobs
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lee Fisher on other issues.
  • Incentive for Ohio jobs rather than breaks for jobs overseas. (Oct 2010)
  • OpEd: In charge of job creation when Ohio lost 400,000 jobs. (Oct 2010)
  • Enforce collective bargaining and prevailing wage laws. (Dec 2009)
Paul Hackett on Jobs
Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Hackett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Hobson on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-7): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dave Hobson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones on Jobs
Democratic Representative (OH-11): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Tubbs Jones on other issues.
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
John Kasich on Jobs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Mary Jo Kilroy on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 15): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mary Jo Kilroy on other issues.
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Michael Oxley on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Oxley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Ralph Regula on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-16): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Regula on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Tom Sawyer on Jobs
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Sawyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
Zack Space on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Zack Space on other issues.
  • Loss of jobs overseas is serious, long term threat. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
Louis Stokes on Jobs
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 21): Click here for Louis Stokes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Traficant on Jobs
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Traficant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
George Voinovich on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (OH): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for George Voinovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated 15% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Charlie Wilson on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
Sherrod Brown on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Our trade policy hemorrhages manufacturing jobs. (Dec 2005)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Bob Ney on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-18): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Ney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 20% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Rob Portman on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • High unemployment rate creates Ohio brain drain. (Oct 2010)
  • Toured 16 Ohio manufacturing plants to ask about economy. (Dec 2009)
  • Great concern about card-check legislation. (Dec 2009)
  • Trade creates more and better-paying jobs at home. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Deborah Pryce on Jobs
Republican Representative (OH-15): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Deborah Pryce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Ted Strickland on Jobs
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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