| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Gary King: Helped defeat ballot measure attacking women's health.
Tom Wolf: Government should not tell women what choices to make.
Don Berwick: Fight for full access to basic reproductive health services.
Eliot Cutler: Unequivocally pro-choice; allow abortions via MaineCare.
Budget & Economy|
David Walker: Revise and respect the Constitutional spending cap.
Gary King: Less government and less regulation has meant less growth.
Bob Beauprez: Decrease government's power over the economy.
Charles Djou: Runaway federal spending threatens our economy & job growth.
Gary King: Jobs and economic growth to rural tribal members.
Gary King: Supports same-sex marriage equality.
Tom Wolf: Don't tell two people that love each other they can't marry.
Tom Wolf: Fight salary discrimination based on gender.
Jason Carter: Look out for all the people, not just some of the people.
Don Berwick: Equity regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Don Berwick: Women should have same opportunities and pay as men.
Eliot Cutler: Early and vocal supporter of Maine's marriage equality.
David Walker: Less regulation to promote more company expansion.
Gary King: Corporate tax cuts mean families must pay more.
Jason Carter: Incentives will attract businesses searching for a new home.
Tom Wolf: Make Commonwealth an engine for economic development.
Mark Schauer: Build economy that works for everyone--not just the wealthy.
Gary King: Eradicate human trafficking and crimes against children.
Don Berwick: Invest in prevention and rehabilitation.
Mark Schauer: Restore funding for police & fire.
Duke Aiona: Primary architect of state's Drug Court's.
Don Berwick: Substance abuse treatment instead of incarceration.
David Walker: More K-12 parental involvement and choice.
Gary King: End privatization of our public education system.
Duke Aiona: Substitute teacher in Hawai'i's public schools.
Jack Hatch: Put quality public education at top of investment list.
Jason Carter: Restore billions slashed from public education.
Tom Wolf: Support our state's public education system.
Tom Wolf: Charters ok, but no mass expansion.
Don Berwick: Increase "in-district" charter schools; but not for-profit.
Don Berwick: Absolutely universal access to the best schooling.
Bob Beauprez: Opt out of Common Core; more choice at local level.
Eliot Cutler: Earlier schooling; longer school year; more school funding.
Eliot Cutler: Pay it Forward, Pay it Back: tuition-free college.
Charles Djou: Empower parental involvement in schools over bureaucracy.
Steve Grossman: More funding for K-12 & public higher education.
Energy & Oil|
David Walker: Reduce energy costs while protecting the environment.
Tom Wolf: Take advantage of Marcellus Shale.
Don Berwick: Double down on efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.
Eliot Cutler: Burning fossil fuels is more and more problematic.
Steve Grossman: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2020 and 80% by 2050.
Gary King: Stand up for environment; polluters already have clout.
Jack Hatch: Keep our top soil rich and productive for 100 years.
Tom Wolf: Marcellus Shale tax for Dept. of Environmental Protection.
Don Berwick: Clean our water & air, and push other states also.
Bob Beauprez: Take public lands back from the federal government.
Eliot Cutler: Helped Senator Ed Muskie craft the Clean Air Act.
Steve Grossman: Grossman company uses sustainable energy, paper, & ink.
Families & Children|
Duke Aiona: Married 33 years; four children and one grandchild.
Jack Hatch: Partner with faith-based agencies for kids services.
Eliot Cutler: Empower women to succeed at home and at work.
Charles Djou: Deeper appreciation of role faith plays in American families.
David Walker: Constitution State should call for Constitutional Convention.
David Walker: Lifetime ban from government if guilty of public corruption.
David Walker: Support local non-profits to take over social services.
David Walker: Eliminate egregious loopholes in state campaign finance law.
Gary King: Created Accountability Division to fight public corruption.
Jack Hatch: Eliminate duplication and secrecy in government agencies.
Jason Carter: Caps on gifts from lobbyists & more ethics reforms.
Tom Wolf: Ban "no-bid" contracts; increase transparency.
Bob Beauprez: Repeal unworkable laws that curtail Second Amendment.
Eliot Cutler: Restrict access to firearms via universal background checks.
David Walker: ObamaCare promised too much and costs too much.
Jack Hatch: Integrated delivery system: Make Iowa the healthiest state.
Don Berwick: 2011: #4 on list of most influential health care leaders.
Don Berwick: 2010: Ran Medicare/Medicaid agencies, with budget of $800B.
Bob Beauprez: Healthcare between patients and doctors-not government.
Eliot Cutler: Universal access to essential health care services.
Chet Culver: More funding for veteran's jobs, homes, and education.
Mark Schauer: Ensure veterans have access to the benefits they've earned.
Steve Grossman: Unwavering advocate for veterans and their families.
Steve Grossman: Welcome Home Bonus Program: financial support for veterans.
David Walker: Reform public employee collective bargaining to avoid abuse.
David Walker: Emphasize approaches that help people help themselves.
Gary King: End rampant outsourcing of New Mexico jobs.
Tom Wolf: Company strategy: source its own American-made products.
Steve Grossman: Proudly supports raising minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2016.
David Walker: Comprehensive plan of action for large cities.
Don Berwick: Opposes casino gambling; costs are too high.
Eliot Cutler: Prepare Eastport for opportunity of Northern Passage.
Principles & Values|
Duke Aiona: Law degree rfom U. Hawaii; prosecutor & then judge.
Don Berwick: Basic values: justice; equity; fairness; respect; compassion.
Bob Beauprez: Veto legislation that infringes on religious freedoms.
David Walker: Restructure retiree pensions to be equitable & sustainable.
Tom Wolf: Ensure our seniors dignity in the twilight of their lives.
Charles Djou: Never renege on our promises & commitment to our seniors.
David Walker: No retroactive tax increases; reduce relative tax burdens.
Jack Hatch: Middle-class tax cut averaging $1,013 for all below $200K.
Jack Hatch: Retain progressive tax system with higher filing threshold.
David Walker: CT is last nationally in roads & critical infrastructure.
David Walker: Create comprehensive integrated state data system.
Duke Aiona: Member of the Aerospace States Association.
Tom Wolf: Invest in a 21st Century transportation system.
Eliot Cutler: Invest capital in our backbone infrastructure.
Charles Djou: Consistently opposes Honolulu rail project.
Mark Schauer: Restore tax incentives for high-tech businesses.
Welfare & Poverty|
Don Berwick: Implement "best practices" to end homelessness.
Eliot Cutler: Never abandon citizens who are unemployed, ill, or hungry.