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Dan Quayle on Jobs

Vice President of the U.S., 1989-1993; Former Republican Senator (IN)


End farm crisis by more exports & tax relief

Quayle held Vice President Al Gore’s agriculture policies responsible for the growing farm crisis by failing to address record-low commodity prices and declining land values. “If elected president, I will implement real solutions to end this farm crisis and save the family farm. That means ending government policies that are driving commodity prices down, expanding US agriculture exports around the globe, and enacting sweeping tax relief that reaches every farmer,” Quayle concluded.
Source: Press Release on Iowa Farm Crisis , Aug 11, 1999

Flexible work rules support family needs

Flex time is family time. We should give hourly workers the same opportunities that salaried professionals have to arrange their schedules around family needs. Parents should have the option of receiving time and a half off instead of overtime pay. It’s called “comp time,” and it’s not allowed under current federal law. Another idea is to let an hourly worker put in 80 hours over two weeks in flexible combinations like 45 this week, 35 next week. Federal law doesn’t make this option viable, either.
Source: Speech to American Enterprise Institute , Jun 28, 1999

Keep minimum wage under $6/hour

Opposes increase of the minimum wage to over $6/hour.
Source: CNBC’s Hardball , Jun 9, 1999

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