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Rocky Anderson on Welfare & Poverty

Justice Party challenger for President; former mayor of Salt Lake City

There is so much more work to be done onpoverty

Q: Final comment?

ANDERSON: What hasn't been discussed during these debates, nobody is talking about what's going to impact future generations the very most, and that is the climate crisis. We have to address this if we're going to really show that we care about our children and future generations. Poverty: that word doesn't even escape the lips of either of these candidates. This is a major problem in this country, greater poverty rates than since 1965. There is so much more work to be done.

Source: Democracy Now! Expanded Second Obama-Romney 2012 debate , Oct 17, 2012

Opposes churches providing welfare service

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Allow churches to provide welfare services"?

A: Oppose

Source: Email interview on presidential race with , Feb 10, 2012

Other governors on Welfare & Poverty: Rocky Anderson on other issues:
UT Gubernatorial:
Gary Herbert
UT Senatorial:
Mike Lee
Orrin Hatch

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
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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