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Steve Beshear on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Beshear on other issues.
  • Jobless rate is falling; Kentucky now 2nd in job growth. (Feb 2013)

Senate:

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Matt Bevin on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Matt Bevin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alison Grimes on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alison Grimes on other issues.
  • Increase the minimum wage to a living wage. (Feb 2014)
Mitch McConnell on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (KY): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mitch McConnell on other issues.
  • Married to Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao. (Aug 2008)
  • 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rand Paul on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rand Paul on other issues.
  • Extending unemployment benefits does disservice to workers. (Dec 2013)

House:


Andy Barr on Jobs
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andy Barr on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Ben Chandler on Jobs
Democratic Representative (KY-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ben Chandler on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Brett Guthrie on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Brett Guthrie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Thomas Massie on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Thomas Massie on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Hal Rogers on Jobs
Republican Representative (KY-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Hal Rogers 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 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Ed Whitfield on Jobs
Republican Representative (KY-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ed Whitfield 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 21% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 50% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
John Yarmuth on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Yarmuth on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Feb 2014)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Geoff Davis on Jobs
Republican Representative (KY-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Geoff Davis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Ernie Fletcher on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (2003-2007): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • 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)
Paul Patton on Jobs
Former Democrat Governor (1995-2003): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul Patton on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
Wendell Ford on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wendell Ford on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Ken Lucas on Jobs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ken Lucas on other issues.
  • 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 73% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dan Mongiardo on Jobs
2010 Dem. Challenger (lost primary); currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Mongiardo on other issues.
  • Bunning voted to outsource jobs to China. (Oct 2004)
Scotty Baesler on Jobs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Scotty Baesler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Buckmaster on Jobs
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for James Buckmaster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Bunning on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (KY): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bunning 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jack Conway on Jobs
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; formerly Attorney General: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Conway on other issues.
  • 20% hometown tax credit for cost of creating a new job. (Oct 2010)
Greg Fischer on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Greg Fischer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ernie Fletcher on Jobs
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ernie Fletcher on other issues.
  • 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)
Trey Grayson on Jobs
Republican 2010 Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Trey Grayson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Lewis on Jobs
Republican Representative (KY-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ron Lewis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bruce Lunsford on Jobs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bruce Lunsford on other issues.
  • Agrees with all issues that AFL-CIO has asked him to support. (Aug 2008)
  • Invest in Kentucky’s workforce. (Jun 2008)
  • Develop a workforce for 21st century jobs. (Jun 2008)
  • Favor the right to a living wage and safe working conditions. (Jun 2008)
Anne Meagher Northup on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Anne Meagher Northup on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lois Combs Weinberg on Jobs
Democratic Challenger (KY): Click here for Lois Combs Weinberg on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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