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Ed Rendell on Crime

Democratic PA Governor


Fund education well, and we can cut incarceration costs

The cost of housing prisoners in Pennsylvania continues to rise. We must reverse this trend, if for no other reason than the failure to do so threatens to overwhelm our ability to meet skyrocketing prison costs. Increased funding for public education is one great way to address this problem, because it provides an opportunity for our young people to choose the right path. But we must do more to reduce the rising costs of incarceration, & I welcome the opportunity to partner with you to achieve this goal
Source: Pennsylvania 2010 State of the State Address , Feb 9, 2010

Supports the death penalty

Source: 2006 PA Gubernatorial National Political Awareness Test , Nov 7, 2006

End parole for repeat violent offenders

Source: 2006 PA Gubernatorial National Political Awareness Test , Nov 7, 2006

Other governors on Crime: Ed Rendell on other issues:
PA Gubernatorial:
Tom Corbett
PA Senatorial:
Bob Casey
Pat Toomey

Newly seated 2010:
NJ Chris Christie
VA Bob McDonnell

Term-limited as of Jan. 2011:
AL Bob Riley
CA Arnold Schwarzenegger
GA Sonny Perdue
HI Linda Lingle
ME John Baldacci
MI Jennifer Granholm
NM Bill Richardson
OK Brad Henry
OR Ted Kulongoski
PA Ed Rendell
RI Donald Carcieri
SC Mark Sanford
SD Mike Rounds
TN Phil Bredesen
WY Dave Freudenthal
Newly Elected Nov. 2010:
AL: Robert Bentley (R)
CA: Jerry Brown (D)
CO: John Hickenlooper (D)
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PA: Tom Corbett (R)
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SC: Nikki Haley (R)
SD: Dennis Daugaard (R)
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VT: Peter Shumlin (D)
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WY: Matt Mead (R)
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Page last updated: Nov 21, 2011