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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Phil Bryant on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Bryant on other issues.
  • My first job: every Mississippian who wants a job has one. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

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Thad Cochran on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (MS): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Thad Cochran 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 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)
Albert N. Gore on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Albert N. Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris McDaniel on Jobs
Republican challenger: Click here for Chris McDaniel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Wicker on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Keep secret ballot process for union elections. (Nov 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 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)

House:


Gregg Harper on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gregg Harper 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)
Alan Nunnelee on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alan Nunnelee 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)
Steven Palazzo on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steven Palazzo 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)
Bennie Thompson on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MS-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bennie Thompson 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)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Haley Barbour on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (2004-2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Job creation is a team sport, and we’ve made a record. (Jul 2007)
Kirk Fordice on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (1992-1999): Click here for Kirk Fordice on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ronnie Musgrove on Jobs
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Haley Barbour on Jobs
Former Republican challenger (2006), Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Haley Barbour on other issues.
  • Job creation is a team sport, and we’ve made a record. (Jul 2007)
Bill Bowlin on Jobs
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Bowlin on other issues.
  • Focus on education and comprehensive job training. (Jun 2006)
  • Increase the minimum wage. (May 2006)
Ronnie Musgrove on Jobs
2008 Senate challenger; previously Democratic MS Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Musgrove on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Travis Childers on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Travis Childers 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)
Erik Fleming on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Erik Fleming on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Trent Lott on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (MS): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Trent Lott on other issues.
  • 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 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)
Charles Pickering on Jobs
Republican Representative (MS-3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Pickering on other issues.
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
Chip Pickering on Jobs
Republican challenger, U.S. Rep.: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chip Pickering on other issues.
  • 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)
Ronnie Shows on Jobs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ronnie Shows on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Gene Taylor on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor 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)
  • 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 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Gene Taylor on Jobs
Democratic Representative (MS-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gene Taylor 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)
  • 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 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Roger Wicker on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Republican Representative (MS-1): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Roger Wicker on other issues.
  • Keep secret ballot process for union elections. (Nov 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 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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