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Linda Lingle on Jobs

Republican Governor (HI)


OpEd:Did nothing to save jobs when Aloha Airlines went under

And as the hour flew by, the attacks kept coming. "Who can forget Furlough Fridays on her watch or the Superferry fiasco? Or the fact that 2,000 jobs were lost when Aloha Airlines went under--direct jobs--while [Lingle] sat on her hands," said Hirono.

"It's just too risky to send my opponent to the Senate. [Hirono]'s not a strong leader, has no history of getting things done and doesn't work well with others," said Lingle.

Source: KITV coverage of 2012 Hawaii Senate debate , Oct 17, 2012

Enforce international trade access, for short-term jobs

My top priority will be federal policies and initiatives that will encourage job creation in the short term and create a vibrant and growing economy in the longer term. I will work every day to ensure that the nearly 14 million Americans who are currently looking for work can find gainful employment.

I intend to do this by putting businesses and workers at the center of the effort, with government playing a key supporting and facilitating role. I will focus on sectors of the economy that I believe will generate the greatest number of jobs in the shortest possible time both in Hawaii and across the nation. This focus will include strong advocacy and support for expansion of the tourism industry, targeted and prioritized defense spending, an effective national approach to energy security and self-sufficiency, and passing and enforcing international trade and market access agreements.

Source: 2012 Senate campaign website, lingle2012.com , Mar 15, 2012

Other candidates on Jobs: Linda Lingle on other issues:
HI Gubernatorial:
Neil Abercrombie
HI Senatorial:
Daniel Akaka
Daniel Inouye
Eddie Pirkowski
Mazie Hirono

HI politicians

Retiring as of Jan. 2013:
AZ:Kyl(R)
CT:Lieberman(D)
HI:Akaka(D)
ME:Snowe(R)
ND:Conrad(D)
NE:Nelson(D)
NM:Bingaman(D)
TX:Hutchison(R)
VA:Webb(D)
WI:Kohl(D)


Senate elections Nov. 2012:
AZ:Flake(R) vs.Carmona(D)
CA:Feinstein(D) vs.Emken(R) vs.Lightfoot(L)
CT:McMahon(R) vs.Murphy(D)
DE:Carper(D) vs.Wade(R) vs.Pires(I)
FL:Nelson(D) vs.Mack(R)
HI:Hirono(D) vs.Lingle(R) vs.Case(D) vs.Pirkowski(R)
IN:Lugar(R) vs.Mourdock(R) vs.Donnelly(D)
MA:Brown(R) vs.Warren(D)
MD:Cardin(D) vs.Bongino(R) vs.Sobhani(I)
ME:King(I) vs.Dill(D) vs.Summers(R)
MI:Stabenow(D) vs.Hoekstra(R) vs.Boman(L)
MN:Klobuchar(D) vs.Bills(R)
MO:McCaskill(D) vs.Akin(R)
MS:Wicker(R) vs.Gore(D)
MT:Tester(D) vs.Rehberg(R)

ND:Heitkamp(D) vs.Berg(R)
NE:Kerrey(D) vs.Fischer(R)
NJ:Menendez(D) vs.Kyrillos(R) vs.Diakos(I)
NM:Heinrich(D) vs.Wilson(R)
NV:Heller(R) vs.Berkley(D)
NY:Gillibrand(D) vs.Long(R) vs.Noren(I) vs.Clark(G)
OH:Brown(D) vs.Mandel(R)
PA:Casey(D) vs.Smith(R)
RI:Whitehouse(D) vs.Hinckley(R)
TN:Corker(R) vs.Clayton(D)
TX:Cruz(R) vs.Sadler(D) vs.Roland(L) vs.Dewhurst(R)
UT:Hatch(R) vs.Howell(D)
VA:Kaine(D) vs.Allen(R)
VT:Sanders(I) vs.MacGovern(R)
WA:Cantwell(D) vs.Baumgartner(R)
WI:Thompson(R) vs.Baldwin(D)
WV:Manchin(D) vs.Raese(R)
WY:Barrasso(R) vs.Chesnut(D)
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