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Do you sttpport: a. moving the primary electiondate? Yes. b. keepingvoters' party preferences the primary secret?Yes. in c. eliminating straightparty voting in generalelections?Yes. d. appointmentof year-roundadministrative electionjudges? Yes. e. any other changes?Campaignfinancereform legislation. 2. ShouldIllinois citizensbe requiredto completeseparateforms to registerto vote in Stateand Federalelections? No, we needa unitary system. ofjudges? 3. Do you supportMerit Selection Yes, although it would be important to constructa systemthat ensuresadequate minority representation the bench- perhapsmerit selectionwithin sub-circuits. on 4. Do you believethat appointments judicial vacancies to shouldbe basedon nominationsfrom local review panels? Yes. Finance 5. Do you support: a. a graduated incornetax? Yes. b. maintainingcurrentcorporate/individualratio? Yes. c. increasingthe $ 1,000personalexemption? Yes, as part of shift to higher income tax. d. increasingincometaxesto relieve or replacelocal propertytaxes? Yes. 6. Will you vote to increasestatefunding to at least 50% of public educationcosts? Yes. 7. Do you supportvouchersor other meansof public funding for private or parochial schools?No. 8. Do you support: Yes. a. public financing of electioncampaigns? b. extendingthe samecampaigndisclosure requirements ward and township for committeemen throughoutthe states?Yes. c. permitting stateemployees hold otherpublic sector to jobs concurrently?No. for cook county? Nd' 9. Do you supportland-based riverboatgambling or referenda the stateor local level at r0. will yoll supporttegislationrequiring citizen Yes, at the local level to beforeland-based riverboatgambling is expanded? or maximize local inPut. Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Rights Act? Yes. Do you favor t r. Do you favor adding sexual orientationto Human domesticpartnership legislation? Yes' professionalRegulation legislation to prohibit discrimination 12. Do you favor amending againstboard-certifiedgraduates foreign schools?Yes' of or employment?No' 13. Do you supportmandatoryAIDS testingfor insurance private sectoremployees? only t4. Do you support mandatory drug testing for public or - nuclearsafetyworker in thoserare circumstances i.e. airline pilot, railroad engineer, - in which lives may be threatenedby failure to perform' to test DUI on groundsother 15. Shouldstatepolice be allowedto stopvehicle operators than probablecause?No. on legislationpermitting employersto eavesdrop 16. Do you supportthe recentlypassed the telephoneconversations their employees?No' of Labor 17.Do you favor comparableworth for stateemployees?Yes' 18. Do you supportthe right of public employees strike?Yes' to public employment?Yes' 19. Do you supportbanningthe replacement strikersin of Yes' 20. Do you supportfamily leave legislationfor private employment? 2t. What is YouPositionon: a. raising the minimum wage?I supportit' b. establishing lower minimum wage for minors? Opposed' a labor laws? c. including farm workers and householdemployeesunder existing SuPPort. Health & Human Services 22. Will you supporta single-payer healthplan for lllinois? Yes, with Medicaid incorporatedinto a single, gtaduatedsystemof servicescovering all workers, so as not to createdisincentivesto work. 23. What proglam changes,if any, do you supportto improve the presentstatemental health program? Increasedfunding, and a thorough review of current servicedelivery systems. 24. Do you support: a. Medicaid funding for abortions? Yes. b. insurancecoverageof abortionsfor stateemployees? Yes. c. parentalconsenVnotificationfor minors seekingabortions? Dependson how young - possibly for extremelyyoung teens,i.e. 12 or 13 year olds. d. any other restrictionson abortions. No. 2s. Do you supportadditionalfunds forthe DCFS to enablethe hiring of sufficient Yes. caseworkers? 26. Do you support: a. cost of living adjustmentfor public aid recipients?Yes. b. workfare?Yes, if combinedwith training, child care,and health care provisions. c. restrictions welfare benefitsfor teenmothers?No. on d. restrictions benefitsfor women who have childrenwhile on welfare?No. on Yes. e. repealof the six month limit for receivinggeneralassistance? f. restorationof the Aid to the Medical Indigent program.Yes. g. energyassistance programsfor the poor? Yes. 27. Would you support"repair and deduct" legislation? Yes. Energy & Environment 28. Do you supportthe retail rate law? I didn't supportit, and am pleasedit was repealed. 29. Do you supportan electedICC? Yes. 30. On balancing environmentalprotectionand economicdevelopment: believe the two I are compatible,particularly to the extent that we attempt to channeleconomic developmentactivity (a) into those environmentallyfriendly sectorsof the growth economysuchas recycling and wastemanagement throughstatepurchasingpractices, meansof etc.; and (b) work with industry to fmd the most economicaland efficient IEPA with the complying with oru environmentalgoals, even as we provide the authority it needsto enforceEPA statutes' Transportation airport?No' 31. Do you support a third Chicago, south suburbanCook County or Peotone 32. Do You suPPort: a. inter-citY high sPeedrail? Yes. - b. the current formula for allocation of funds to CTA, Metra, and PACE? No CTA is shortchanged. Criminal Justice 33. Do You suPPort: a. admissibility of illegally obtainedevidence?No. b. electronicevesdroPPing? No. c. police radar? Yes, unlessit is abused? d. prior govefilment restraintson the press? No' e. statecensorshiP the arts?No' of 34. Do you suPPort: a. capital Punishment?No. b. criminal prosecutionofjuveniles as adults?No. c. mandatory sentencing? No d. Yes. work release,home monitoring, other alternativesentencing? 35. Do you supportstatelegislationto: a. ban the manufacture,sale and possession handguns? of Yes. b. ban assaultweaPons? Yes. c. mandatory waiting periodsand backgroundchecks?Yes.
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