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Donald Carcieri on Corporations
Republican RI Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Donald Carcieri on other issues.
  • Regulatory Review Task Force to reclaim business revolution. (Jan 2010)

Senate:

RI 2014: 2014 RI Senate debate


Barry Hinckley on Corporations
Republican Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Barry Hinckley on other issues.
  • Make R.I. the most attractive place to do business. (Oct 2012)
  • Cut the business tax rate from 35% to 20%. (Oct 2012)
  • Get government out of the way of job creators. (Jul 2011)
Jack Reed on Corporations
Democratic Sr Senator (RI): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jack Reed on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 26% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Sheldon Whitehouse on Corporations
Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Sheldon Whitehouse on other issues.
  • Cap credit card interest rates. (Sep 2010)
  • Small businesses keep our economy growing. (Nov 2005)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Mar 2012)
  • Rated 86% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking. (Feb 2013)
Mark Zaccaria on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Mark Zaccaria on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


David Cicilline on Corporations
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for David Cicilline on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Member of House Small Business Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Jun 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking. (Apr 2013)
James Langevin on Corporations
Democratic Representative (RI-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for James Langevin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Screen imports & ban lead in children's products. (Feb 2008)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (May 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
  • Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Lincoln Chafee on Corporations
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 57% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Lincoln Almond on Corporations
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for Lincoln Almond on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Myrth York on Corporations
Former Democrat Challenger (1994, 1998, 2002): Click here for Myrth York on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Chafee on Corporations
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for John Chafee on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Chafee on Corporations
Independent RI Governor; previously Republican Senator (1999-2007): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Chafee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on repealing tax subsidy for companies which move US jobs offshore. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming bankruptcy to include means-testing & restrictions. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting rules on personal bankruptcy. (Jul 2001)
  • Rated 57% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Claiborne Pell on Corporations
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Claiborne Pell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Matt Brown on Corporations
Democratic challenger, secretary of state: Click here for Matt Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Patrick Kennedy on Corporations
Democratic Representative (RI-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Kennedy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on Bankruptcy Overhaul requiring partial debt repayment. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 27% by the US COC, indicating an anti-business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Stephen Laffey on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Stephen Laffey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carl Sheeler on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Carl Sheeler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Tingle on Corporations
Republican Senate Challenger (RI): Click here for Bob Tingle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Weygand on Corporations
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Robert Weygand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Young on Corporations
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Chris Young on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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