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Dan Malloy on Corporations
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Malloy on other issues.
  • First Five program: leverage public to private funding. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

CT 2012: 2012 Connecticut Senate Debate


Richard Blumenthal on Corporations
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Blumenthal on other issues.
  • Defend small businesses against wrongdoing, & defend record. (Oct 2010)
  • End bonuses for companies that owe taxpayer bailout money. (Mar 2010)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Susan Bysiewicz on Corporations
Democratic Challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Susan Bysiewicz on other issues.
  • Close Wall Street's hedge fund loophole. (May 2012)
  • Hold Wall Street accountable and end corporate welfare. (May 2012)
  • End corporate welfare & Bush tax cuts for wealthy. (Apr 2012)
  • Too few politicians fail to take on Wall Street. (Apr 2012)
  • End preferential tax treatment for hedge fund gains. (Mar 2012)
  • Use fees on selling securities to help under-water mortgages. (Mar 2012)
  • Small businesses are CT's economic engine. (Jan 2012)
Linda McMahon on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Linda McMahon on other issues.
  • We need more business people like me in Washington. (Jun 2012)
  • Businesses need regulatory certainty to risk hiring workers. (Oct 2010)
  • Reduce the corporate tax rate. (Sep 2010)
  • CEO of wrestling business, a "testosterone-charged industry". (Aug 2010)
Chris Murphy on Corporations
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • OpEd: Campaign coffers overflow with Wall Street donations. (Apr 2012)
  • Keep preferential tax for hedge funds; costs too much to cut. (Mar 2012)
  • 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)
Christopher Shays on Corporations
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 77% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)

House:


Joe Courtney on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Joe Courtney 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)
Rosa DeLauro on Corporations
Democratic Representative (CT-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rosa DeLauro 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)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Corporations
Democrat (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Esty on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Jim Himes on Corporations
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Himes 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)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
John Larson on Corporations
Democratic Representative (CT-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Larson 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 YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 21% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Oct 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Tom Foley on Corporations
Former Republican challenger: Click here for Tom Foley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jodi Rell on Corporations
Republican CT Governor: Click here for Jodi Rell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Lieberman on Corporations
Democratic Jr Senator (CT, retiring 2012), ran for V.P. with Gore, ran for president 2004: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Lieberman on other issues.
  • Foxes guard the foxes & middle-class hens get plucked. (Sep 2003)
  • 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)
  • Expand microloans to small businesses. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 25% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 67% by UFCW, indicating a mixed management/labor voting record. (May 2012)
Chris Murphy on Corporations
Senate Challenger; Democratic Rep. (CT-5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Murphy on other issues.
  • OpEd: Campaign coffers overflow with Wall Street donations. (Apr 2012)
  • Keep preferential tax for hedge funds; costs too much to cut. (Mar 2012)
  • 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)
John Rowland on Corporations
Former Republican Governor (1995-2004): Click here for John Rowland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Franks on Corporations
Republican Former (1994-) (District 5): Click here for Gary Franks on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Corporations
Former Republican challenger, U.S.Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 79% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Miriam Masullo on Corporations
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Miriam Masullo on other issues.
  • Moratorium on the exportation of skilled-labor jobs. (May 2004)
Jack Orchulli on Corporations
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Jack Orchulli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Simmons on Corporations
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Fight job-killing burden of high taxes and red-tape. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES 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 80% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Chris Dodd on Corporations
Democratic Sr Senator (CT): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Chris Dodd on other issues.
  • Bankruptcy Reform Act hurt working class families. (Dec 2007)
  • Reliable vote for banking & insurance industries. (Nov 2007)
  • Co-sponsored bill to make suing corporations harder. (Nov 2007)
  • Advocated against extreme predatory lending practices. (Nov 2007)
  • We need Justice Department to deal with antitrust issues. (Aug 2007)
  • Stop rewarding companies who create jobs offshore. (Jun 2007)
  • 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 32% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Sam Gejdenson on Corporations
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Sam Gejdenson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Lee Johnson on Corporations
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Lee Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 79% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly on Corporations
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Barbara Bailey Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Kennelly on Corporations
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 1): Click here for Barbara Kennelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ned Lamont on Corporations
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ned Lamont on other issues.
  • Brings real business experience that government needs. (Apr 2006)
  • Bankruptcy reform for corporations, not individuals. (Mar 2006)
Jim Maloney on Corporations
Democrat (retired) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Alan Schlesinger on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for Alan Schlesinger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Shays on Corporations
Republican Representative (CT-4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Shays on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 77% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rob Simmons on Corporations
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rob Simmons on other issues.
  • Fight job-killing burden of high taxes and red-tape. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES 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 80% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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