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Joe Manchin III on Corporations

Democratic WV Governor


Endorsed by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Manchin noted his endorsements from the National Rifle Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, two largely conservative groups that are backing GOP candidates in nearly every race outside of West Virginia.
Source: Washington Post coverage of 2010 W.V. Senate debate , Oct 18, 2010

Cut corporate income tax & business franchise tax

Source: 2008 Gubernatorial campaign website, for re-election , Nov 1, 2008

8 goals for Open for Business commitments

    We have to start with the basics and set some goals:
  1. Running state government like a business
  2. Developing a seamless education system
  3. Providing quality, affordable healthcare to our citizens
  4. Encouraging regions to work together
  5. Promoting our workforce development efforts
  6. Preserving our small businesses
  7. Investing in our Infrastructure & Environment
  8. Improving our Overall Business ClimateThese 8 goals are a great beginning in meeting my Open for Business commitments.
    Source: 2005 State of the State Address to West Virginia legislature , Feb 9, 2005

    Other governors on Corporations: Joe Manchin III on other issues:
    WV Gubernatorial:
    Earl Ray Tomblin
    WV Senatorial:
    John Rockefeller

    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)
    CT: Dan Malloy (D)
    FL: Rick Scott (R)
    GA: Nathan Deal (R)
    HI: Neil Abercrombie (D)
    IA: Terry Branstad (R)
    KS: Sam Brownback (R)
    ME: Paul LePage (R)
    MI: Rick Snyder (R)
    MN: Mark Dayton (D)
    ND: Jack Dalrymple (R)
    NM: Susana Martinez (R)
    NV: Brian Sandoval (R)
    NY: Andrew Cuomo (D)
    OH: John Kasich (R)
    OK: Mary Fallin (R)
    PA: Tom Corbett (R)
    RI: Lincoln Chafee (I)
    SC: Nikki Haley (R)
    SD: Dennis Daugaard (R)
    TN: Bill Haslam (R)
    VT: Peter Shumlin (D)
    WI: Scott Walker (R)
    WY: Matt Mead (R)
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    Contact info:
    Email
    Fax number:
    888-438-2731
    Mailing Address:
    Senate Office SH-311, Washington, DC 20510

    Page last updated: Nov 23, 2011