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Earl Ray Tomblin on Jobs
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Earl Ray Tomblin on other issues.
  • Privatize W.V.'s workers' compensation system. (Jan 2012)
  • $20M for Unemployment Compensation Fund. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

WV 2014: 2014 WV Senate debate


Shelley Moore Capito on Jobs
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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 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 33% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 50% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Joe Manchin III on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)
Pat McGeehan on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Pat McGeehan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Raese on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Raese on other issues.
  • Engine for job growth is small and medium sized businesses. (Jan 2012)
  • My forte is creating jobs. (Oct 2010)
  • Abolish the minimum wage. (Oct 2010)
  • Reduce government regulation of private sector employment. (Aug 2006)
Natalie Tennant on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Natalie Tennant on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Shelley Moore Capito on Jobs
Republican Representative (WV-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Moore Capito 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 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 33% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a mixed record on union issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 50% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
David McKinley on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David McKinley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Alan Mollohan on Jobs
Democratic Representative (WV-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Alan Mollohan 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 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)
Nick Rahall on Jobs
Democratic Representative (WV-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Nick Rahall 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)
  • 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Joe Manchin III on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Manchin III on other issues.
  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)
John Rockefeller on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for John Rockefeller 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 92% 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)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Cecil Underwood on Jobs
Republican Candidate 2000: Click here for Cecil Underwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Wise on Jobs
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Hiram Lewis on Jobs
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hiram Lewis on other issues.
  • Support initiatives for small business. (Jan 2006)
Rick Snuffer on Jobs
Former Republican challenger (lost May 2006 primary): Click here for Rick Snuffer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jay Wolfe on Jobs
2002 Republican Challenger (WV): Click here for Jay Wolfe on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Byrd on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (WV): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Robert Byrd on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 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 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Carte Goodwin on Jobs
Former Democratic Appointee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carte Goodwin on other issues.
  • Critical vote on extending unemployment benefits. (Jul 2010)
Zane Lawhorn on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zane Lawhorn on other issues.
  • China is developing at the expense of our jobs. (Feb 2006)
Bob Wise on Jobs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Wise on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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