2008 New Mexico Senate Debate between Rep. Tom Udall & Rep. Steve Pearce
Forum at the Marriott Pyramid Hotel in Albuquerque, hosted by Women Impacting Public Policy and the Association of Commerce and Industry, Friday, August 22, 2008.
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from 2008 N.M. Senate Debate (number of quotes indicated):
- Steve Pearce (9)
- Tom Udall (10)
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Reported by Megan Kamerick in New Mexico Business Weekly
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Tom Udall: Pushed for years on wage gap between men and women.
Steve Pearce: Less regulation on businesses.
Tom Udall: Opposes tax subsidies that favor large corporations.
Tom Udall: No Child Left Behind Act has hurt student achievement.
Energy & Oil|
Steve Pearce: Set aside 6.4M acres in New Mexico for solar panels.
Tom Udall: Supports solar energy with heart & soul.
Steve Pearce: More domestic oil production & more nuclear power.
Tom Udall: Supports renewable electricity standard for public utilities.
Steve Pearce: Pay contractors on time; reforms to contract smaller firms.
Steve Pearce: Safety is an issue for reimporting drugs.
Tom Udall: Allow drug reimportation & negotiation with drug companies.
Steve Pearce: Allow small businesses to group together for health plans.
Tom Udall: Goal should be universal access for everyone.
Steve Pearce: Supports path to legalization for illegal immigrants.
Tom Udall: Reject legalization for anyone here illegally.
Steve Pearce: We must improve the rates of return on Trust Fund.
Tom Udall: Privatization of Social Security is a very bad idea.
War & Peace|
Steve Pearce: If Iraq falls, so will other moderate regimes in the region.
Tom Udall: Time to start working on a troop pullout.
The above quotations are from 2008 New Mexico Senate Debate between Rep. Tom Udall & Rep. Steve Pearce.
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- Business Industry Political Action Committee (Senate questionnaire on business topics)
- Political Courage Test (Senate questionnaire on general topics)
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