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Bill Haslam on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Haslam on other issues.
  • Created 80,000 jobs by making TN a good place for capital. (Jan 2013)

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Lamar Alexander on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (TN); previously candidate for President: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Alexander on other issues.
  • More export subsidies for farmers. (Jun 1999)
  • Expand use of corn-based ethanol to create jobs. (Mar 1999)
  • Substitute Ethanol for MBTE in gasoline. (Mar 1999)
  • 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 YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joe Carr on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joe Carr on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Clayton on Jobs
Democratic Nominee: Click here for Mark Clayton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Corker on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bob Corker on other issues.
  • Minimum wage needs increase; but reduce burden too. (Oct 2006)
  • Job growth by reducing taxation, litigation, and regulation. (Oct 2006)
  • 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)
Zach Poskevich on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Zach Poskevich on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Diane Black on Jobs
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Diane Black on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Marsha Blackburn on Jobs
Republican Representative (TN-7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Marsha Blackburn 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 NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Cohen on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Steve Cohen 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)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Jim Cooper on Jobs
Democratic Representative (TN-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jim Cooper on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Scott DesJarlais on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott DesJarlais on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jimmy Duncan on Jobs
Republican Representative (TN-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jimmy Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Stephen Fincher on Jobs
Republican (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Stephen Fincher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Chuck Fleischmann on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chuck Fleischmann on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Phil Roe on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Phil Roe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Phil Bredesen on Jobs
Democratic TN Governor: Click here for Phil Bredesen on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Sundquist on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Don Sundquist on other issues.
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Ed Bryant on Jobs
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bob Clement on Jobs
Former Democratic Senate Nominee (2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • 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)
Bill Frist on Jobs
Republican Senate Majority Leader (TN, retiring 2006): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Frist on other issues.
  • 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 8% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tipper Gore on Jobs
Democratic Candidate (Former): Click here for Tipper Gore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Jobs
Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bill Jenkins on Jobs
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Jenkins on other issues.
  • 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 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Rosalind Kurita on Jobs
Former Democratic challenger (2006): Click here for Rosalind Kurita on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Quillen on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Quillen on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Fred Thompson on Jobs
Former Republican Senator; 2004 candidate for Pres.: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Fred Thompson on other issues.
  • In a dynamic economy, some jobs lost and some gained. (Oct 2007)
  • Donít use union dues for political purposes. (Oct 2007)
  • USDA problems: info security and Forest Service finances. (Jun 2001)
  • 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)
Ed Bryant on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Bryant on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bob Clement on Jobs
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Clement on other issues.
  • 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)
David Davis on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
Lincoln Davis on Jobs
Democratic Representative (TN-4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Davis 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 YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 79% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Harold Ford on Jobs
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • Consistently supports minimum wage increase. (Oct 2006)
  • 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 86% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Harold Ford-TN on Jobs
2006 Democratic challenger, Former U.S. Rep: Click here for Harold Ford-TN on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bart Gordon on Jobs
Democratic Representative (TN-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Bart Gordon 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 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 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Bo Heyward on Jobs
Independent challenger: Click here for Bo Heyward on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Van Hilleary on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Van Hilleary on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Chris Lugo on Jobs
Green challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lugo on other issues.
  • Increase the federal minimum wage. (Oct 2006)
Mike Padgett on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Mike Padgett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Tanner on Jobs
Democratic Representative (TN-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Tanner 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 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 80% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Bob Tuke on Jobs
Democratic challenger: Click here for Bob Tuke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Zach Wamp on Jobs
Republican Representative (TN-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Zach Wamp on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Kenneth Eaton on Jobs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Kenneth Eaton on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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