Terry Branstad/Kim Reynolds Republican Party Iowa Governor race 2010 Chet Culver/Patty Judge Democratic Party By John Mahoney and Gabriel Mintzer
On the Issues Branstad/ Reynolds Culver/Judge Economy/Jobs Reduce environmental tax. Create new jobs, then find qualified workers. Finds that technology and green jobs have blossomed. Medical research jobs. National Security Supports 2nd amendment rights. • Economy/Jobs • Make Iowa a more attractive place to do business • Create better jobs to attract more qualified workers • Believes we should be more timely in granting permits for businesses. • National Security • Supports 2nd amendment rights.
On The Issues cont. Branstad/Reynolds Culver/Judge Education Raising teacher salaries. Give schools extra money to keep teachers. Pay teachers relative amounts correspondent to student performance. Thinks education programs are perfect right now. Keep tuition fees low. • Education • Best teachers paid more. • Colleges and Universities not adequately funded. • Believes raising the standards in the public schools is the way to increase performance.
On the issues cont. Branstad/Reynolds Culver/Judge Health Anti-Marijuana Wants people w/o health care coverage to be treated anyway. Pro-Obamacare Create more hospitals • Health • Anti-Marijuana • Resist effects of the Obamacare health bill. • Anti-Obamacare health bill. • Not enough money to expand government health care.
On the issues cont. Branstad/Reynolds Culver/Judge Environment + Energy policy Believes in local control over livestock facility siting. Better water quality. Supports wind and renewable energy. • Environment + Energy policy • Doesn’t believe in local siting of livestock facilities. • Better water quality .