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Matt Mead on Crime

 


Wyoming has 4th lowest rate of violent crimes

[A recent] report noted that Wyoming has the fourth lowest rate of violent crimes and the sixth lowest unemployment rate. The report also cited the high percent of our adult population, age 25 years or older, that are high school graduates. At 92.3 percent, our state ranks first in the nation. Congratulations Wyoming. I am pleased to report the state of the state is strong. We have a citizenry that while small in numbers is big in spirit and accomplishment.
Source: Wyoming 2012 State of the State Address , Feb 13, 2012

Mandatory minimum sentences for crimes against kids

I support mandatory minimum sentences for those who assault or sexually abuse children and was encouraged that the issue was addressed in a law passed this budget session, creating a 25 year mandatory minimum sentence for adults convicted of first degree sexual abuse of children. With me, victims of crime are not a side note--abused children, the sexually abused, victims of domestic violence, all victims must always be center stage in law enforcement decisions.
Source: 2010 gubernatorial campaign website, meadforgovernor.com/ , Nov 2, 2010

Other governors on Crime: Matt Mead on other issues:

WY Senatorial:
John Barrasso
Michael Enzi

Newly seated 2013:
IN: Mike Pence (R)
NC: Pat McCrory (R)
NH: Maggie Hassan (D)
MT: Steve Bullock (D)
WA: Jay Inslee (D)

Re-elected 2012:
DE: Jack Markell (D)
MO: Jay Nixon (D)
ND: Jack Dalrymple (R)
UT: Gary Herbert (R)
VT: Peter Shumlin (D)
WI: Scott Walker (R)
WV: Earl Ray Tomblin (D)

Up for election 2013:
NJ-R: Chris Christie
NJ-D: Barbara Buono
VA: Bob McDonnell(Retiring)
VA-R: Ken Cuccinelli
VA-D: Terry McAuliffe
Up for re-election 2014:
AK: Sean Parnell
AL: Robert Bentley
AR: Mike Beebe
AZ: Jan Brewer
CA: Jerry Brown
CO: John Hickenlooper
CT: Dan Malloy
FL: Rick Scott
GA: Nathan Deal
HI: Neil Abercrombie
IA: Terry Branstad
ID: Butch Otter
IL: Pat Quinn
KS: Sam Brownback
MA: Deval Patrick
MD: Martin O'Malley
ME: Paul LePage
MI: Rick Snyder
MN: Mark Dayton
NH: Maggie Hassan
NM: Susana Martinez
NV: Brian Sandoval
NY: Andrew Cuomo
OH: John Kasich
OK: Mary Fallin
OR: John Kitzhaber
PA: Tom Corbett
RI: Linc Chafee
SC: Nikki Haley
SD: Dennis Daugaard
TN: Bill Haslam
TX: Rick Perry
VT: Peter Shumlin
WI: Scott Walker
WY: Matt Mead
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Page last updated: Jul 02, 2013