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Terry Branstad on Corporations
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Terry Branstad on other issues.
  • High commercial property taxes mean higher prices. (Jun 2011)

Senate:

IA 2013: 2014 Iowa Senate Debates


Bruce Braley on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Braley 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)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2011)
  • Rated 83% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Sam Clovis on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sam Clovis on other issues.
  • End corporate welfare subsidies & crony capitalism grants. (Nov 2013)
Joni Ernst on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joni Ernst on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chuck Grassley on Corporations
Republican Sr Senator (IA): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Grassley 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)
  • Rated 100% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Matthew Whitaker on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Matthew Whitaker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Leonard Boswell on Corporations
Democratic Representative (IA-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Leonard Boswell 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 YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • 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 45% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Bruce Braley on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Braley 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)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2011)
  • Rated 83% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Steve King on Corporations
Republican Representative (IA-5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Steve King 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 NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 96% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Member of House Small Business Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Tom Latham on Corporations
Republican Representative (IA-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Latham 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 NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • 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 97% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal ObamaCare reporting requirements for small business. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated 14% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
David Loebsack on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David Loebsack 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Chet Culver on Corporations
Democrat: Click here for Chet Culver on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Vilsack on Corporations
Democratic IA Governor: Click here for Tom Vilsack on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Harkin on Corporations
Democratic Jr Senator (IA): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Harkin 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)
  • Expand microloans to small businesses. (Apr 2002)
  • Rated 32% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Greg Ganske on Corporations
Former Republican Nominee (2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Jim Lightfoot on Corporations
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for Jim Lightfoot on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Daryl Northrop on Corporations
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daryl Northrop on other issues.
  • Community-based economics over corporate capitalism. (Aug 2004)
Art Small on Corporations
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously State Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Art Small on other issues.
  • Set up research facilities instead of trying to pick winners. (Mar 2004)
Roxanne Conlin on Corporations
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Roxanne Conlin on other issues.
  • Practiced law but never for any corporate interest. (Aug 2010)
George Eichhorn on Corporations
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for George Eichhorn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Greg Ganske on Corporations
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Greg Ganske on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
Jim Leach on Corporations
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Leach 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 70% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jim Nussle on Corporations
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Nussle 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 90% by the US COC, indicating a pro-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Steven Rathje on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Rathje on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christopher Reed on Corporations
Republican challenger: Click here for Christopher Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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