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Bobby Jindal on Jobs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Not done as long as there are folks who can't find work. (Apr 2013)
  • Revamp our workforce training programs. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)

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Bill Cassidy on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy 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)
Mary Landrieu on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (LA): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Mary Landrieu on other issues.
  • Supported secret ballot when unions try to organize. (Jul 2009)
  • 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 YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 77% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
David Vitter on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter 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 YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)

House:


Rodney Alexander on Jobs
Democratic Representative (LA-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Alexander 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)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 67% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Charles Boustany on Jobs
Republican Representative (LA-7): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Charles Boustany 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 NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Bill Cassidy on Jobs
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Cassidy 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)
John Fleming on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Fleming 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)
Jeff Landry on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Landry on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Vance McAllister on Jobs
Republican (District 5): Click here for Vance McAllister on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cedric Richmond on Jobs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Cedric Richmond on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Scalise on Jobs
Republican Representative (LA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Scalise 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 NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Kathleen Blanco on Jobs
Democratic LA Governor: Click here for Kathleen Blanco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Foster on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (1996-2003): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike Foster on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Richard Hugh Baker on Jobs
Republican (Resigned 2008) (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hugh Baker on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
John Breaux on Jobs
Former Democratic incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Breaux on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 62% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
John Cooksey on Jobs
2004 former Republican Nominee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Cooksey 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)
Chris John on Jobs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 7): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris John 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 YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 64% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
Chris John on Jobs
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Chris John 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 YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 64% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
Bennett Johnston on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bennett Johnston on other issues.
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Bob Livingston on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Livingston on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Billy Tauzin on Jobs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Billy Tauzin 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)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Billy Tauzin III on Jobs
Former GOP Challenger (2004) (District 3): Click here for Billy Tauzin III on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joseph Cao on Jobs
Republican (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for Joseph Cao on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Cooksey on Jobs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Cooksey 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)
Bobby Jindal on Jobs
Republican Governor; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Jindal on other issues.
  • Not done as long as there are folks who can't find work. (Apr 2013)
  • Revamp our workforce training programs. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
John Neely Kennedy on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger (LA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Neely Kennedy on other issues.
  • Crack down on the “offshoring” of jobs to India & China. (Oct 2004)
  • Raise the Minimum Wage to $6.65. (Jul 2004)
Jim McCrery on Jobs
Republican Representative (LA-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim McCrery on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Charles Melancon on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon 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)
Charles Melancon on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charles Melancon 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)
David Vitter on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (LA-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for David Vitter 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 YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Paul Carmouche on Jobs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Paul Carmouche on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Cazayoux on Jobs
Democratic Representative (LA-6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Cazayoux 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)
William Jefferson on Jobs
Democratic Representative (LA-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for William Jefferson 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 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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