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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on Jobs
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Assist workers displaced by globalization. (Dec 2007)
  • Tariffs to protect jobs end up helping foreign competitors. (Dec 2007)
  • NYC jobs program caused lowest unemployment rate since 1976. (Apr 2007)
Andrew Cuomo on Jobs
Democratic Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
  • Phase One casino gambling plan: three Upstate casinos. (Jan 2013)
  • Reduce the crushing burden of unemployment & workers comp. (Jan 2013)
  • Current minimum wage is unlivable. (Jan 2013)
  • Attack chronic unemployment among inner-city youth. (Jan 2012)
  • Labor unions protect fairness at negotiation table. (Oct 2003)
  • Economic development must not shortchange workers’ rights. (Aug 2001)
Bill de Blasio on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • Peg living wage to increases in the cost of living. (Oct 2013)

Senate:


Colia Clark on Jobs
Green Senate challenger: Click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kirsten Gillibrand on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • End outsourcing of jobs and see "Made in America" again. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Wendy Long on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
  • Administration has not created jobs in upstate New York. (Oct 2012)
Scott Noren on Jobs
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
  • We need a jobs bill with national job-stimulating potential. (Jun 2012)
Charles Schumer on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer 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 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)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 85% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop 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 NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • 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)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Jobs
Republican (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Yvette Clarke on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Chris Collins on Jobs
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Joseph Crowley on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley 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 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 80% 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)
Eliot Engel on Jobs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel 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 NO 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 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Chris Gibson on Jobs
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 33% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Michael Grimm on Jobs
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 8% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Richard Hanna on Jobs
Republican (District 22): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 67% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Nan Hayworth on Jobs
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Brian Higgins on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins 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)
  • 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)
Kathy Hochul on Jobs
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Israel on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel 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 NO 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 80% 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)
Hakeem Jeffries on Jobs
Democrat (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Peter King on Jobs
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Peter King 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 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 $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 27% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Nita Lowey on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey 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 NO 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)
  • 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)
Dan Maffei on Jobs
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Carolyn Maloney on Jobs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney 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 increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 80% 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)
Sean Maloney on Jobs
Democrat (District 18): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Carolyn McCarthy on Jobs
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy 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 NO 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 93% 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)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • 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)
Gregory Meeks on Jobs
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks 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 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)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 87% 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)
Grace Meng on Jobs
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Jerrold Nadler on Jobs
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler 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 NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 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)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Bill Owens on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • Helped create Plattsburgh Airbase Redevelopment Corporation. (Nov 2009)
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
Charles Rangel on Jobs
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel 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)
  • 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)
Tom Reed on Jobs
Republican (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 83% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Jose Serrano on Jobs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano 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 NO 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 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)
Louise Slaughter on Jobs
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • 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 NO 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 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)
Paul Tonko on Jobs
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Paul Tonko on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Ed Towns on Jobs
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns 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 $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 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Nydia Velazquez on Jobs
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez 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 NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 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:


George Pataki on Jobs
Republican NY Governor: Click here for George Pataki on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Paterson on Jobs
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Paterson on other issues.
  • Expect 225,000 New Yorkers to be laid off in this recession. (Jan 2009)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
George Maragos on Jobs
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George Maragos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Jobs
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Gary Ackerman on Jobs
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman 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 NO 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 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)
Maurice Hinchey on Jobs
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey 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 NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 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)
Chris Lee on Jobs
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Turner on Jobs
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Rudy Giuliani on Jobs
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Cut unemployment substantially, but not in half. (Jan 2008)
  • Vibrant unions good; but compelling membership bad. (Oct 2007)
  • 1990s NYC unemployment fell but so did working class wages. (May 2007)
  • Work is a good thing. (Jan 2000)
  • 305,000 jobs created during Rudy’s tenure. (Dec 1999)
Carl McCall on Jobs
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Jobs
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Jobs
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner 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 NO 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 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)
  • 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)
Michael Benjamin on Jobs
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Cox on Jobs
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on Jobs
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Al D'Amato 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)
Harold Ford on Jobs
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Consistently supports minimum wage increase. (Oct 2006)
  • 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 86% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Daniel Frisa on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Rudy Giuliani on Jobs
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Cut unemployment substantially, but not in half. (Jan 2008)
  • Vibrant unions good; but compelling membership bad. (Oct 2007)
  • 1990s NYC unemployment fell but so did working class wages. (May 2007)
  • Work is a good thing. (Jan 2000)
  • 305,000 jobs created during Rudy’s tenure. (Dec 1999)
Abe Hirschfeld on Jobs
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on Jobs
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly 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)
  • Rated 33% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill allowing an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
John LaFalce on Jobs
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
David McReynolds on Jobs
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Support the Employee Free Choice Act. (Sep 2004)
  • Raise minimum wage & establish maximum wage. (Sep 1999)
Howard Mills on Jobs
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
  • Preserve open space for farming. (Aug 2004)
Susan Molinari on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Pat Moynihan on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan 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 YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Major Owens on Jobs
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Bill Paxon on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Gerald Solomon on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Michael Arcuri on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Arcuri 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)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Gary Bernsten on Jobs
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Jobs
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 47% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Hillary Clinton on Jobs
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • No salary increase for Congress until minimum wage increased. (Jul 2007)
  • Would accept minimum wage as president. (Jul 2007)
  • Stand up for unions; organize for fair wages. (Jun 2007)
  • Get tough with China and bring jobs back home. (Feb 2007)
  • Minimum wage increases haven’t kept up with Congress’ wages. (Dec 2006)
  • Passed 2 planks of 7-plank platform, “New Jobs for New York”. (Oct 2006)
  • Minimum wage should be tied to congressional salaries. (Jun 2006)
  • Pushed for extension of unemployment insurance. (Feb 2004)
  • The working poor deserve a living wage. (Oct 1999)
  • America can afford to raise the minimum wage. (Sep 1999)
  • Recently “we’re in it together” became “you’re on your own”. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • 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)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 85% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Sponsored bill linking minimum wage to Congress' pay raises. (May 2006)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Sponsored bill enforcing against gender pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Joe DioGuardi on Jobs
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Democrats have created a toxic environment for NY jobs. (Oct 2010)
Michael Forbes on Jobs
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Vito Fossella on Jobs
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella on other issues.
  • 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 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 $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 20% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Benjamin Gilman on Jobs
Republican (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Felix Grucci on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
  • 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)
John Hall on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Hall 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)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Howie Hawkins on Jobs
Green Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Full Employment at Living Wages. (Jun 2006)
  • Supports Fair Labor Laws. (Jun 2006)
Amo Houghton on Jobs
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton on other issues.
  • 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 21% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Caroline Kennedy on Jobs
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Jobs
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl on other issues.
  • Worker Retraining is important for success in new economy. (Nov 2004)
  • 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)
Rick Lazio on Jobs
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Disallow hiring scabs during union strikes. (Jun 2000)
  • Tie minimum wage increase to business tax cut. (Jun 2000)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Eric Massa on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
KT McFarland on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
  • Pay men and women equal and fair wages. (Nov 2008)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Michael McNulty on Jobs
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty 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 NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
Scott Murphy on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
Marilyn O`Grady on Jobs
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Jobs
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Jobs
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 53% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Reynolds on Jobs
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds 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 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 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
John Spencer on Jobs
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for John Spencer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sweeney on Jobs
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney 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 47% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Jay Townsend on Jobs
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Walsh on Jobs
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh 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 YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 14% 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)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • End outsourcing of jobs and see "Made in America" again. (Aug 2010)
  • 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
John McHugh on Jobs
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh 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 NO 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 67% 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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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