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Butch Otter on Jobs
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter on other issues.
  • Hire One Act: income tax credit for creating new jobs. (Jan 2013)
  • 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)

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Michael Crapo on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Crapo 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 NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Rated 15% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Larry LaRocco on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously US Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Larry LaRocco on other issues.
  • Working for the Senate: Increase the minimum wage. (Jul 2008)
Nels Mitchell on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Nels Mitchell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Risch on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Keep secret ballot process for union elections. (Nov 2008)
  • Stronger workforce education; overturn ergonomic standards. (Nov 2008)

House:


Raul Labrador on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Raul Labrador on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Mike Simpson on Jobs
Republican Representative (ID-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Mike Simpson 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)
  • 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 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dirk Kempthorne on Jobs
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Family Farm Security Task Force to improve ag conditions. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Jim Risch on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Keep secret ballot process for union elections. (Nov 2008)
  • Stronger workforce education; overturn ergonomic standards. (Nov 2008)
Jerry Brady on Jobs
Former Democrat Challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Brady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Jobs
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (ID): Click here for Alan Blinken on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McClure on Jobs
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McClure on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Adams on Jobs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Fred Adams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Helen Chenoweth on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Helen Chenoweth on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Larry Craig on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Larry Craig 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 NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 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 YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 15% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dirk Kempthorne on Jobs
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Family Farm Security Task Force to improve ag conditions. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Walt Minnick on Jobs
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Walt Minnick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Sali on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Sali on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
Tom Sullivan on Jobs
2010 Democrat Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Sullivan on other issues.
  • Job growth increases revenue without taxes. (Jul 2010)
Butch Otter on Jobs
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter on other issues.
  • Hire One Act: income tax credit for creating new jobs. (Jan 2013)
  • 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rex Rammell on Jobs
Independent Challenger: Click here for Rex Rammell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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