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Friday, September 08, 2006

Gov. Rell and John DeStefano on the issues

Here's where Gov. Jodi Rell and John DeStefano stand on the issues.

First here's Democratic Candidate John DeStefano's list of issues (from his website).
Universal Healthcare (Connecticut CAN!)

Job Creation (Connecticut Jobs One Program)

The Plan for a Moral Minimum Wage

The DeStefano New Energy Plan

Protecting Connecticut's Environment

The DeStefano Early Education Plan (Every Child Reads by Third Grade)

Predatory Lending Policy

Education for the 21st Century

The DeStefano Transportation Plan

A Plan for Connecticut's Children & Families

Domestic Violence Policy

The DeStefano Pay Equity Initiative

Issues of Importance to Women

The DeStefano Plan for Connecticut's Dairy Farmers

Creating a Sensible Tax System

Property Tax Freeze for Seniors

And now, with less than two month away from election day, here's Gov. Rell's list of issues (from her website)
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You get the picture?

Lt. Gov. Democratic candidate Mary Glassman took the gloves off and had this to say about Rell's lack of concern (via press release).
"With less than two months away from Election Day, voters are still waiting for to hear from the Governor about how she will address the critical issues facing Connecticut 's families," said Mary Glassman - Democratic nominee for Lt. Gov.

"Not only is the Governor silent when it comes to energy and health care concerns, but voters have no place to go to get information on her positions on other issues. Incredibly, her campaign website provides only a blank issues page."


"I am proud that since the campaign season began Mayor DeStefano and I have been talking about important issues facing the citizens of Connecticut - stagnant job growth, lack of affordable and adequate health care and stronger support for education from preschool to higher education," said Glassman. "John and I challenge the Governor to run a campaign of ideas and to lay out a vision for Connecticut . Voters deserve nothing less."
I ask again, why should Jodi Rell be re-elected and when will the media stop the love-fest with the governor and start asking her some real questons regarding the issues that voters are concerned about?