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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Tom Corbett on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Corbett on other issues.
  • Keystone Works: on-the-job training for displaced workers. (Feb 2013)
Michael Nutter on Jobs
Mayor of Philadelphia: Click here for Michael Nutter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

PA 2012: 2012 Penn. Senate Debates


Bob Casey on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bob Casey on other issues.
  • A Minimum Wage Increase is Long Overdue. (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)
  • 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)
Tom Smith on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Smith on other issues.
  • Jobs are created by the free market, not politicians. (Mar 2012)
Pat Toomey on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Taxes & spending have a chilling effect on creating jobs. (Oct 2010)
  • Government cannot create jobs, except by cutting taxes. (Dec 2009)
  • 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 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)

House:


Lou Barletta on Jobs
Republican (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lou Barletta on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 55% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Robert Brady on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Robert Brady 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Matt Cartwright on Jobs
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Cartwright on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Mark Critz on Jobs
Republican (District 12): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Critz on other issues.
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Charles Dent on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Charles Dent 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 83% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Mike Doyle on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-14): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Mike Doyle 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Chaka Fattah on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Chaka Fattah 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Jim Gerlach on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gerlach 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 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)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 64% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Mike Kelly on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Kelly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 67% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Tom Marino on Jobs
Republican (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Marino on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 91% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Patrick Meehan on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Meehan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 50% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Tim Murphy on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-18): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tim Murphy 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 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)
  • Rated 27% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 25% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Scott Perry on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Perry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Joseph Pitts on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-16): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Pitts 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Keith Rothfus on Jobs
Republican (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Rothfus on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Allyson Schwartz on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-13): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Allyson Schwartz 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)
  • 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)
Bill Shuster on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-9): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bill Shuster 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 80% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Glenn Thompson on Jobs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ed Rendell on Jobs
Democratic PA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Rendell on other issues.
  • Pass Work Sharing legislation: part-time unemployment. (Feb 2010)
Sam Rohrer on Jobs
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Rohrer on other issues.
  • Washington does not create jobs; but it can destroy jobs. (Mar 2012)
Marc Scaringi on Jobs
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marc Scaringi on other issues.
  • Lack of right-to-work harms the people of Pennsylvania. (Jan 2012)
Steve Welch on Jobs
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Welch on other issues.
  • National right-to-work make us globally competitive. (Jan 2012)
Jason Altmire on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jason Altmire 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)
Mike Fitzpatrick on Jobs
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Fitzpatrick on other issues.
  • Opposes "card check" legislation. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 42% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Tim Holden on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-17): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Tim Holden 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 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)
  • Rated 93% 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 Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on Jobs
Previous Democrat (until 1995) (District 13): Click here for Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Platts on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-19): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Todd Platts 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 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 YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 83% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Tom Ridge on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for Tom Ridge on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Schweiker on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (2001-2002): Click here for Mark Schweiker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clinger on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Clinger on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
John Featherman on Jobs
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (PA): Click here for John Featherman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Fox on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Fox on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jim Greenwood on Jobs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Greenwood 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)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Joseph Hoeffel on Jobs
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • 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)
Joseph Hoeffel on Jobs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Hoeffel on other issues.
  • 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)
Tom Martin on Jobs
Former Democratic Senate Candidate (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Minimum wage is Government coercion. (Oct 2006)
Joe McDade on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe McDade on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Chuck Pennacchio on Jobs
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Pennacchio on other issues.
  • Supports “living wage” increase in minimum wage. (May 2006)
  • End tax incentives for job outsourcing. (Apr 2006)
  • Protect overtime pay, worker organizing, and American jobs. (Apr 2006)
Bud Shuster on Jobs
Former Rep.(resigned 3/3/2001) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bud Shuster on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Betsy Summers on Jobs
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betsy Summers on other issues.
  • Jobs programs cost jobs. (Oct 2004)
Robert Walker on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Walker on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Robert Borski on Jobs
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Borski on other issues.
  • 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)
Chris Carney on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Chris Carney 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)
William Coyne on Jobs
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for William Coyne on other issues.
  • 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)
Kathy Dahlkemper on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Dahlkemper 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)
Phil English on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Phil English 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 21% 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)
George Gekas on Jobs
Republican (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Gekas on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bill Goodling on Jobs
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Goodling on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Melissa Hart on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Melissa Hart 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)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Paul Kanjorski on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-11): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Paul Kanjorski 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
Ron Klink on Jobs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Ron Klink on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Martin on Jobs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Martin on other issues.
  • Minimum wage is Government coercion. (Oct 2006)
Frank Mascara on Jobs
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Mascara 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)
Paul McHale on Jobs
Democrat (retired 1998 (District 25): Click here for Paul McHale on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Joseph Murphy on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 8): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Joseph Murphy 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
John Murtha on Jobs
Democratic Representative (PA-12): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Murtha 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 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)
  • 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 Peterson on Jobs
Republican Representative (PA-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Peterson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 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)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Carl Romanelli on Jobs
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carl Romanelli on other issues.
  • Living wage for all Americans. (Jul 2006)
Alan Sandals on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Alan Sandals on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Santorum on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (PA); 2012 presidential frontrunner: Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Rick Santorum on other issues.
  • Workers should have secret-ballot elections for unions. (Feb 2012)
  • National right-to-work law yes; Pennsylvania law no. (Jan 2012)
  • Not doing any favors by keeping unemployment for 99 weeks. (Jan 2012)
  • Unions are good community members but we need right-to-work. (Jan 2012)
  • Offshore jobs return if you repeal manufacturing regulations. (Oct 2011)
  • Public employee unions have bankrupted states. (Sep 2011)
  • Focus the Fed on sound money, rather than job creation. (Sep 2011)
  • The federal government kills jobs!. (Jul 2011)
  • 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 NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joe Sestak on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Ensure that women are provided fair wages. (Dec 2009)
  • 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Joe Sestak on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Ensure that women are provided fair wages. (Dec 2009)
  • 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Don Sherwood on Jobs
Republican (District 10): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Don Sherwood on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Arlen Specter on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (PA): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Arlen Specter on other issues.
  • 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 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 YES 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 NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 46% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
Pat Toomey on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (PA-15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Pat Toomey on other issues.
  • Taxes & spending have a chilling effect on creating jobs. (Oct 2010)
  • Government cannot create jobs, except by cutting taxes. (Dec 2009)
  • 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 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Curt Weldon on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Curt Weldon 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 NO 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Arlen Specter-2001 on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator: Click here for Arlen Specter-2001 on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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