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Ed Case on Jobs

Former Democratic Representative (HI-2, until 2007)

 


Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business.

American Jobs Creation Act of 2004: <0l>
  • Repeal the tax exclusion for extraterritorial income - Permits foreign corporations to revoke elections to be treated as U.S. corporations Business Tax Incentives - Small Business ExpensingTax Relief for Agriculture and Small Manufacturers
  • Tax Reform and Simplification for United States Businesses
  • Deduction of State and Local General Sales Taxes
  • Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform
  • Provisions to Reduce Tax Avoidance Through Individual and Corporation Expatriation
    Reference: Bill sponsored by Bill Rep Thomas [R, CA-22]; Bill H.R.4520 ; vote number 2004-509 on Oct 7, 2004

    Rated 86% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record.

    Case scores 86% by the AFL-CIO on union issues

    As the federation of America’s unions, the AFL-CIO includes more than 13 million of America’s workers in 60 member unions working in virtually every part of the economy. The mission of the AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our nation. To accomplish this mission we will build and change the American labor movement.

    The following ratings are based on the votes the organization considered most important; the numbers reflect the percentage of time the representative voted the organization's preferred position.

    Source: AFL-CIO website 03n-AFLCIO on Dec 31, 2003

    Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union.

    Case co-sponsored allowing an Air Traffic Controller's Union

    OFFICIAL CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY: Federal Aviation Administration Fair Labor Management Dispute Resolution Act of 2006: Prohibits the FAA from implementing any proposed change to the FAA personnel management system in cases where the services of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service do not lead to an agreement between the Administrator and FAA employees, unless Congress authorizes the change during the 60-day period. Requires binding arbitration if Congress does not enact a bill into law within the 60-day period.

    SPONSOR'S INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Sen. OBAMA: Because what air traffic controllers do is vital to our safety, I became very concerned by a letter I received from Illinois air traffic controller Michael Hannigan. He wrote that "the air traffic controllers are not being allowed to negotiate in good faith with the FAA."

    What was clear in Michael's plea was the sense that he and his colleagues felt that they were being treated unfairly. I looked into it and came to the conclusion that if we did not restore a fair negotiation procedure, it would threaten agency morale and effectiveness.

    The problem is this: the FAA Administrator currently has the extraordinary authority to impose wages and working conditions on her workers without arbitration. In order to do that, she merely has to declare an impasse in negotiations and if Congress does not stop her from imposing her terms and conditions within 60 days, the Administrator can go ahead and act unilaterally. That authority denies air traffic controllers and all other FAA employees the opportunity to engage in and conclude negotiations in good faith.

    It is in the best interest of the agency and public safety to have management and labor cooperate in contract negotiations.

    EXCERPTS OF BILL:

    LEGISLATIVE OUTCOME:Referred to Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; never came to a vote.

    Source: FAA Dispute Resolution Act (S.2201/H.R.4755) 06-S2201 on Jan 26, 2006

    2016-17 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Jobs: Ed Case on other issues:
    HI Gubernatorial:
    Bob McDermott
    Colleen Hanabusa
    David Ige
    Duke Aiona
    John Carroll
    Neil Abercrombie
    HI Senatorial:
    Brian Schatz
    Cam Cavasso
    Colleen Hanabusa
    Eddie Pirkowski
    John Carroll
    Linda Lingle
    Mazie Hirono

    Special elections in 2017-18:
    AZ-8:Franks(R, resigned in sex scandal)
    AZ-8:Lesko(R, elected April 24, 2018)
    CA-34:Becerra(D; appointed CA Atty General)
    CA-34:Gomez(D; elected June 6, 2017)
    CA-34:Ahn(D; lost primary)
    GA-6:Price(R; appointed HHS Secretary)
    GA-6:Handel(R; elected June 20)
    GA-6:Ossoff(D; lost election June 20, 2017)
    KS-4:Pompeo(R; appointed CIA Director)
    KS-4:Estes(R; elected April 11)
    MT-0:Zinke(R; appointed DOI Secretary)
    MT-0:Gianforte(R; elected May 25)
    OH-12:Tiberi(R, resigned to become a lobbyist)
    OH-12:Balderson(R, elected Aug. 24, 2018)
    PA-18:Murphy(R, resigned in sex scandal)
    PA-18:Lamb(D; elected April 2018)
    SC-5:Mulvaney(R; appointed OMB Director)
    SC-5:Norman(R; elected June 20)
    TX-27:Farenthold(R, resigned in sex scandal)
    TX-27:Cloud(R, elected June 30, 2018)
    UT-3:Chaffetz(R, resigned for unexplained reasons)
    UT-3:Curtis(R, elected Nov. 7, 2017)
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    AZ-2:Martha McSally
    CA-49:Darrell Issa
    FL-6:Ron DeSantis
    FL-15:Dennis Ross
    FL-17:Tom Rooney
    FL-27:Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
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    IN-6:Luke Messer
    KS-2:Lynn Jenkins
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    OK-1:Jim Bridenstine
    PA-6:Ryan Costello
    PA-7:Pat Meehan
    PA-9:Bill Shuster
    PA-11:Lou Barletta
    PA-15:Charlie Dent
    PA-18:Tim Murphy
    SC-1:Mark Sanford
    SC-4:Trey Gowdy
    SC-5:Mick Mulvaney
    SD-0:Kristi Noem
    TN-2:Jimmy Duncan
    TN-6:Diane Black
    TN-7:Marsha Blackburn
    TX-2:Ted PoeTX02'>2
    TX-3:Sam Johnson
    TX-5:Jeb Hensarling
    TX-6:Joe Barton
    TX-21:Lamar Smith
    TX-27:Blake Farenthold
    UT-3:Jason Chaffetz
    VA-5:Tom Garrett
    VA-6:Bob Goodlatte
    WA-8:Dave Reichert
    WV-3:Evan Jenkins
    WI-1:Paul Ryan
    Retirements as of January 2019 (Democrats):
    AZ-9:Kyrsten Sinema
    CO-2:Jared Polis
    CT-5:Elizabeth Esty
    HI-1:Colleen Hanabusa
    IL-4:Luis Gutierrez
    MD-6:John Delaney
    MA-3:Niki Tsongas
    MI-9:Sander Levin
    MN-1:Tim Walz
    MN-5:Keith Ellison
    MN-8:Rick Nolan
    NV-3:Jacky Rosen
    NV-4:Ruben Kihuen
    NM-1:Michelle Lujan-Grisham
    PA-1:Bob Brady
    TX-16:Beto O'Rourke
    TX-29:Gene Green

    Challengers for November 2018 (Democrats):
    DE-0:Rochester(D)
    KY-6:McGrath(D)
    MA-7:Pressley(D)
    MI-13:Brenda Jones
    MI-13:Rashida Tlaib

    Challengers for November 2018 (Republicans):
    CA-49:Rocky Chavez
    HI-1:Cam Cavasso
    ID-1:Russ Fulcher
    NV-3:Danny Tarkanian
    OH-12:Troy Balderson
    PA-14:Rick Saccone
    PA-16:Lloyd Smucker
    PA-18:Rick Saccone
    SC-4:Lee Bright
    SC-5:Pope(R)
    TX-27:Michael Cloud
    UT-3:John Curtis
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    Vacancies for November 2018 election:
    MI-13:Conyers(D, resigned in sex scandal)
    NY-25:Slaughter(D, deceased March 2018)
    OK-1:Bridenstine(R; resigned to head NASA)
    PA-7:Meehan(R, resigned in sex scandal)
    PA-15:Dent(R; resigned May 2018)


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