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Jack Dalrymple on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jack Dalrymple on other issues.
  • Job growth from low taxes & regulations, not just oil. (Jan 2013)
  • New Amazon facility example of pro-business climate in ND. (Sep 2011)
  • $42M for workforce development. (May 2011)
  • Family farm was ND's first large-scale wheat farm. (Nov 2010)

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ND 2012: 2012 North Dakota Senate Debates


Rick Berg on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Kent Conrad on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (ND): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Kent Conrad 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 NO 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 NO 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 NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 77% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Heidi Heitkamp on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Heidi Heitkamp on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Hoeven on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • $700B stimulus created only temporary jobs; invest in roads. (Sep 2010)
  • Farm safety net & more ag research. (Jan 2001)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)

House:


Kevin Cramer on Jobs
Republican (District 0): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Cramer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Hoeven on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Hoeven on other issues.
  • $700B stimulus created only temporary jobs; invest in roads. (Sep 2010)
  • Farm safety net & more ag research. (Jan 2001)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Duane Sand on Jobs
2000 Republican Challenger for Senate (ND): Click here for Duane Sand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Berg on Jobs
Republican (Senate run 2012) (District AL): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Berg on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Edward Schafer on Jobs
Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Edward Schafer on other issues.
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
Mike Liffrig on Jobs
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Mike Liffrig on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Byron Dorgan on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator (ND): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Byron Dorgan 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 NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES 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 NO 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 NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 92% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Dwight Grotberg on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dwight Grotberg on other issues.
  • Redirect farm subsidies back into the marketplace. (Apr 2006)
Earl Pomeroy on Jobs
Democratic Representative (ND-At-Large): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Earl Pomeroy 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)
  • 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Tracy Potter on Jobs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tracy Potter on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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