Virginia Candidates for Governor Different Views on Gun Rights, Drug Reform, and Jobs

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There are issues dealing with subjects from abortion to making jobs for the state to drug use and possession. I will be writing about issues that candidates for Virginia governor speak on and my views on them. The issues that are the most important to me are gun rights, drug reform, and the creation of jobs for Virginians. I will show the candidates’ views on these issues in comparison to my own and how if I had the power how I would change the laws regarding these matters. The candidates have already told how they think and feel on the matters I have presented above. Terry McAuliffe knows that America has made over 2.5 million clean energy jobs but also that Virginia only has 2.5 percent of these jobs and says that he thinks this is unacceptable. He also says that there are thousands of megawatts of energy that can be capture on the shores of Virginia by building wind turbines; this would result in the creation of over fifteen hundred new construction jobs and hundreds of long term jobs. (terrymcauliffe.com, web.) Ken Cuccinelli says that the government does not make jobs, but that the people of the nation do. Cuccinelli believes that there should be pro-growth policies to give people incentives to establish small businesses. Cuccinelli also states that we should lower the taxes on business actions so that they may produce and work more efficiently and to eliminate loopholes to promote more capitalism for the economy. (cuccinelli.com, web) Robert Sarvis thinks that there are too many barriers on our market and that we need to open up to free trade and to revise the laws to get rid of discretionary funds and give the money back to taxpaying Virginians. He also wants Virginia law to preserve more of the people’s right and to make... ... middle of paper ... ...es and visits here. He also says he is willing to work with environmental organizations, citizens and business owners and leaders to help in any way to stop the pollution and the destruction of our mountains, air, and bodies of water and rivers. He also believes that we need to preserve our civil war battlefield, our state forests, wildlife reserves and nature reserves. Ken Cuccinelli believes that we need to organize with the epa and handle issues in the environment like storm water control that move massive amounts of sediment downstream of rivers and lakes when they race through the waterway systems. He also says that we should not have made the coal industry go bankrupt for the fear that it was too harmful for the economy because coal provides more than half of all the electricity for the U.S and gives money and jobs to some of the poorest areas in the country.

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