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Peter Shumlin on Corporations
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Shumlin on other issues.
  • Getting credit to entrepreneurs when they need it grows jobs. (Jan 2012)

Senate:

VT 2012: 2012 Vermont Senate Debates


Patrick Leahy on Corporations
Democratic Sr Senator (VT): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Leahy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 35% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
John MacGovern on Corporations
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John MacGovern on other issues.
  • Entrepreneurs are engine of growth for creation of jobs. (Aug 2012)
Bernie Sanders on Corporations
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Require Code of Conduct for US corporations abroad. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 14% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)

House:


Peter Welch on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Peter Welch 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 NO on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Howard Dean-Gov on Corporations
Former Democratic Governor (2005-2008); pres. candidate 2004: Click here for Howard Dean-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Douglas on Corporations
Republican VT Governor: Click here for Jim Douglas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Jeffords on Corporations
Independent Jr Senator (VT, retiring 2006): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jeffords 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)
Jack McMullen on Corporations
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack McMullen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Len Britton on Corporations
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Len Britton on other issues.
  • Obama stimulus wasn't designed for small business. (Sep 2010)
Larry Drown on Corporations
Democratic challenger: Click here for Larry Drown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daniel Freilich on Corporations
2010 Independent Challenger: Click here for Daniel Freilich on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Parke on Corporations
Republican challenger: Click here for Greg Parke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Tarrant on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for Richard Tarrant on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bernie Sanders on Corporations
Socialist Jr Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Require Code of Conduct for US corporations abroad. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 14% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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