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Gary Herbert on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Remove oppressive nonsensical regulation & spur job creation. (Jan 2013)

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UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Family farms: Crop insurance; no capital gains on land. (Jan 2000)
  • Assist farmers in transition to free market. (Dec 1999)
  • Ethanol subsidies OK, but no federal gasohol requirements. (Sep 1999)
  • Alternative fuels important to our energy security. (Sep 1999)
  • Raising the minimum wage causes “disemployment”. (Sep 1998)
  • Minimum wage jobs are first jobs; workers go on to others. (Sep 1998)
  • Replace minimum wage increases with cut taxes & education. (Sep 1998)
  • Voted NO 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mike Lee on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Rob Bishop on Jobs
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • 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)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jim Matheson on Jobs
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson 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 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)
  • 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 73% 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)
Chris Stewart on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Jobs
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Trade agreements responsible for sending jobs overseas. (Oct 2012)
  • Raise minimum wage to $10.55 an hour, to stimulate economy. (Oct 2012)
  • Strong labor movement crucial to thriving middle class. (Oct 2012)
Jon Huntsman on Jobs
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • High unemployment is a human tragedy. (Sep 2011)
  • This country needs more workers. (Sep 2011)
  • Utah job growth at 5%; unemployment under 3%. (Jan 2007)
Pete Ashdown on Jobs
Democratic challenger: Click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Chaffetz on Jobs
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz 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)
Scott Howell on Jobs
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Liljenquist on Jobs
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Chaffetz on Jobs
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Chaffetz 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)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Jobs
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Jobs
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Paul Van Dam on Jobs
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
  • Abandon the CREED OF GREED and create real jobs. (Mar 2004)
Enid Waldholtz on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Robert Bennett on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Sam Granato on Jobs
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for James Hansen 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)
Chris Cannon on Jobs
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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