was ﬁghting to
clean up Yonkers,
and get our city
focused on lower taxes
Before there was a Before scandals made and creating real
Tea Party working to cut us aware how critical economic growth . . .
taxes and spending . . . Yonkers reform is . . .
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CITIZENS FOR MURTAGH
YONKERS, NY 10704
— The Conservative Republican Mayor we need —
Conservative Republican John Murtagh for Yonkers Mayor
The battle for Yonkers’ future has begun, with some of Here’s where John Murtagh stands on
the issues — and exactly what he wants to
Taxes & Spending He can’t do it alone
We have to cut Yonkers spending now. John Murtagh can do great things for
the worst elements of local politics rubbing their hands accomplish as our next Mayor: Political pork and patronage will be the Yonkers, but he needs your help to win
together greedily. These political hacks and their bosses The Fiscal Crisis first things to go. Next will be impractical, the Republican nomination and go on
unfair and outdated labor practices that to defeat the Democrats in November.
have conjured up a backroom deal to put themselves back Sure, we need to demand our fair share inflate the cost of government and reduce John Murtagh needs you in his corner.
of state dollars. But we also need to keep
in the driver’s seat — while taking taxpayers for a ride. our own house in order. Last year, John
the quality of city services. And that’s
Politics is no longer a spectator sport.
just the beginning. John Murtagh will
ABOUT JOHN MURTAGH If they can keep Republican voters like
you in the dark long enough, they can
A conservative Republican, Murtagh
drafted a tough new city ethics code, and
refused a 10% pay raise, and recently proposed
a 5% salary cut for all Yonkers employees —
do what Ronald Reagan did to cut
wasteful government spending, reduce
Good, decent citizens like you need to
get involved: Talk to your friends and
Born: Manhattan, 1960 sneak back into power and grab complete back in his days as a private citizen, he led including himself. The unions vilified him, neighbors about what John is trying to
the burden of government and help
High School: Fordham (’78) control of our city government — and the successful movement to enact strict but John knows it was the right thing to struggling Yonkers families keep more accomplish for our city. Volunteer to hand
College: Fordham College (B.A. ‘82) its $890 million dollar budget. term limits for career politicians in Yonkers. do. We also need to stop pension padding of their hard earned money. out John’s flyers on your block. Make a
Law School: Fordham Law School (J.D. ’86) and other scams that rip off taxpayers. small donation to John’s campaign. Any
The one man standing in their way is As City Councilman, Murtagh uncovered Reform & Transparency help you can give will make a real difference.
Parents: The late Judge John Murtagh and City Councilman John Murtagh. a school hiring scandal, overturned the Education
Mary Maguire Murtagh, now 86.
illegal Ridge Hill vote, getting taxpayers a The days of backroom deals for the Most important of all, come out and
Murtagh has been a thorn in their side Our Yonkers public schools matter even special interests and their family members
Married: Margaret Mangan, 24 years far better deal than the original proposal vote for John Murtagh for Mayor.
for years — exposing a variety of political if you never had any family who attended
Children: John, 23, and James, 19 — and Murtagh has fought to cut spending them: these students are the workers of are over. As Mayor, John Murtagh will
scandals, power grabs, and plain old and hold the line on Yonkers taxes. tomorrow, and we need skilled, literate continue to say no to the perks and
Career: Attorney, Former Adjunct Professor
of Law & Public Policy, Fordham; Yonkers government waste — which is why the citizens. We’ve made good progress with sweetheart deals for politicians and
City Councilman; Council Minority Leader usual suspects hate and fear him. After eight years of strong, independent our schools, but not enough. As Mayor, their families. He’ll expose the ripoffs
Major Achievements: Led the successful leadership on the City Council, John John Murtagh wants schools to focus on and scandals that hurt taxpayers and
John Murtagh exposed the “free city car” Murtagh is running for Mayor of Yonkers
Committee for Term Limits in Yonkers in ripoff that cost Yonkers taxpayers upwards literacy, math and science — the core of only benefit political insiders. As our
1994; Founder, Yonkers Co-op Condo in September’s Republican Primary. a real education. John wants to give schools new Mayor, John Murtagh will make
Council; Past Chairman, Four Rivers of a million dollars each year. Told time the power to keep their best teachers by 8 JohnMurtagh.com
and again that he had to take a free car “or The political bosses are pulling out all the City of Yonkers a place where good
District Boy Scouts of America; former ending “last in, first out” policies that
Board Chairman, Pregnancy Care Center it will make everyone else look bad,” but the stops to defeat him — but with your government is always good for business —
only hurt kids and protect mediocrity. Republican Primary Election
Murtagh flat-out refused. He’s on our side. help he can win this important election. and for hardworking taxpayers like you. Tuesday, September 13
n te d!
The Murtagh Family: John, Margaret,
John Jr., and Jim, with Seamus & Tess
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