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Dave Heineman on Jobs
Republican NE Governor: Click here for Dave Heineman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

NE 2014: 2014 NE Senate debate


Deb Fischer on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Deb Fischer on other issues.
  • Nebraska's low 4% unemployment due to limited government. (Aug 2012)
  • More crop insurance in the new farm bill. (Apr 2012)
Ben Nelson on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nelson 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 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)
  • Rated 62% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis. (Sep 1999)
Shane Osborn on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Shane Osborn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben Sasse on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Ben Sasse on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Jeff Fortenberry on Jobs
Republican Representative (NE-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Fortenberry 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)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Adrian Smith on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Adrian Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Lee Terry on Jobs
Republican Representative (NE-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Lee Terry 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 75% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Johanns on Jobs
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Jon Bruning on Jobs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Jon Bruning on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Flynn on Jobs
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Pat Flynn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Johanns on Jobs
Secretary of Agriculture; previously Republican NE Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Johanns on other issues.
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Bob Kerrey on Jobs
Democratic Challenger (previously Senator): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Kerrey on other issues.
  • 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)
Don Stenberg on Jobs
Republican Senate challenger (NE): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Stenberg on other issues.
  • Assist our family farmers to compete globally. (Jan 2006)
Doug Bereuter on Jobs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doug Bereuter 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)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jon Christensen on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Christensen on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jim Exon on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Exon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Charlie Matulka on Jobs
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (NE): Click here for Charlie Matulka on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Barrett on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Barrett on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Chuck Hagel on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (NE): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Hagel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 8% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Scott Kleeb on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Kleeb on other issues.
  • Johanns left Secretary of Agriculture job & let down farmers. (Aug 2008)
  • Fight discrimination in the workplace. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Farm Bill, & its nutrition & conservation programs. (Jun 2008)
  • Develop alternative fuels and green-collar industries. (May 2008)
Steven Larrick on Jobs
Green Senate Challenger: Click here for Steven Larrick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Osborne on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Osborne 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 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tony Raimondo on Jobs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Raimondo on other issues.
  • Invest billions in nationís infrastructure & job training. (May 2008)
Peter Ricketts on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Peter Ricketts on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Kramer on Jobs
Republican challenger, state party chair (lost May primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Kramer on other issues.
  • Preserve the family farm via Ag research. (Jan 2006)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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