Senator Brian Emmaneul Schatz's Special Interest Group Ratings

Office: U.S. Senate (HI) - Sr, Democratic
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2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 57% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 75% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 50% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 0% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 63% 2013-2014 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 100% 2013-2014 Metals Service Center Institute - Positions 100 2013-2014 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 50% 2013-2014 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (Interim Mid-Year) 59% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 0% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 100% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Other (Senate Only) 100% 2013-2014 National Small Business Association - Positions 100 2013-2014 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 83 2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 44% 2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 0% 2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 66% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 38% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 38% 2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 100% 2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 0% 2006 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions 80% 2005 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions 0% 2004 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions 0% 2003 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions 0% 2002 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 5 2001 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions 25% 2000 Paychecks Hawaii (Smart Business Hawaii) - Positions 25%

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Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

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