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Earl Ray Tomblin on Corporations
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Earl Ray Tomblin on other issues.
  • Relax rules on paying terminated employees within 3 days. (Feb 2013)
  • Sales tax credit for new business; & tax increment financing. (Jan 2011)

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Shelley Moore Capito on Corporations
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Joe Manchin III on Corporations
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Endorsed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce. (Oct 2010)
  • Cut corporate income tax & business franchise tax. (Nov 2008)
  • 8 goals for Open for Business commitments. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 71% by UFCW, indicating a mixed management/labor voting record. (May 2012)
Pat McGeehan on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Pat McGeehan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Raese on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Raese on other issues.
  • Roll back regulations to spur business and job growth. (May 2006)
Natalie Tennant on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Natalie Tennant on other issues.
  • Maintain health & retirement benefits during bankruptcies. (Apr 2013)
  • Help business filings via efficiency and cutting red tape. (Nov 2012)

House:


Shelley Moore Capito on Corporations
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito on other issues.
  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
David McKinley on Corporations
Republican (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David McKinley on other issues.
  • Fewer taxes, fewer lawsuits, and less regulation. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 57% by UFCW, indicating a mixed management/labor voting record. (May 2012)
Alan Mollohan on Corporations
Democratic Representative (WV-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Alan Mollohan on other issues.
  • 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 NO on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 41% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Nick Rahall on Corporations
Democratic Representative (WV-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Nick Rahall 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)
  • 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)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Joe Manchin III on Corporations
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Endorsed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce. (Oct 2010)
  • Cut corporate income tax & business franchise tax. (Nov 2008)
  • 8 goals for Open for Business commitments. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 71% by UFCW, indicating a mixed management/labor voting record. (May 2012)
John Rockefeller on Corporations
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Rockefeller 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 NO on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 30% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Cecil Underwood on Corporations
Republican Candidate 2000: Click here for Cecil Underwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Wise on Corporations
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Hiram Lewis on Corporations
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for Hiram Lewis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Snuffer on Corporations
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for Rick Snuffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Wolfe on Corporations
2002 Republican Challenger (WV): Click here for Jay Wolfe on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Byrd on Corporations
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Byrd on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 29% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Carte Goodwin on Corporations
Former Democratic Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carte Goodwin on other issues.
  • Represented clients in civil cases & commercial transactions. (Jul 2010)
Zane Lawhorn on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Zane Lawhorn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Wise on Corporations
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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