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Sean Parnell on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mead Treadwell on Jobs
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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Mark Begich on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • Anchorage employment grew by 800 jobs since Jan. 2008. (Jul 2008)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Jan 2014)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Joe Miller on Jobs
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lisa Murkowski on Jobs
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Promote Alaskan seafood. (Aug 2004)
  • Won Trade Adjustment Assistance for fishermen. (Jun 2004)
  • Privatize seafood inspection program. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 15% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Dan Sullivan on Jobs
Republican challenger: Click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mead Treadwell on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Don Young on Jobs
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Don Young 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 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)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Jobs
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Tony Knowles on Jobs
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Urges “crab rationalization repair” to restore lost jobs. (Oct 2006)
  • Promote job opportunities via small business. (Jun 2004)
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
Sarah Palin on Jobs
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • 8% unemployment rate doesn't tell the story of the pain. (Mar 2013)
  • Business advocate but also a union member. (Sep 2010)
  • Unemployment is higher than promised, and growing. (Feb 2010)
  • Kill the second stimulus bill disguised as a jobs bill. (Feb 2010)
  • Husband Todd focused on vo-tech ed for workforce development. (Nov 2009)
  • Bailout should be about job creation, not just healthcare. (Sep 2008)
  • Closed last factory in Wasilla in 2007. (Sep 2008)
  • Alaska Construction Academy: 2,520 students learn skills. (Aug 2008)
  • Leverage job-training dollars thru voc-tech curriculum. (Nov 2006)
  • Focus Workforce Investment Board on vocational careers. (Nov 2006)
  • Praised the Red Dog zinc mine for bringing rural jobs. (Oct 2006)
  • Department of Fish and Game is under-funded. (Oct 2006)
  • Unions should get member permission for political donations. (Jul 2006)
Jim Sykes on Jobs
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Vondersaar on Jobs
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Cuddy on Jobs
Republican challenger: Click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McAdams on Jobs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Murkowski on Jobs
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Rick Sikma on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ted Stevens on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens on other issues.
  • Make restoring US jobs a top priority. (Oct 2008)
  • 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 YES 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 NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 15% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Vic Vickers on Jobs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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