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Thank you for sharing your thoughts with Commissioner Steve Poizner and the campaign. We appreciate hearing your views as we work to build a grassroots movement of voters across California.
We need bold ideas to get California back on track. Steve Poizner has a comprehensive solution to create jobs and reignite California’s economy:
The Poizner 10-10-10 Plan
· 10% cut in personal income taxes, the state sales tax, and the corporations tax
· 10% cut in state spending over two years
· $10 billion rainy day fund by the end of the Commissioner’s first term
The plan includes the Commissioner’s proposal to cut personal income taxes, the state sales tax, and the corporation tax by 10%. His tax cut plan will also slash the capital gains tax rate in half. In addition to the tax cuts, Poizner’s 10-10-10 Plan calls for reducing state spending by 10% over the first two years of his term. He will reduce expenditures through common sense reforms and a top-down review and overhaul of every state agency, department, commission, and program. By implementing his tax reforms and spending reductions, Steve has set an overall goal of building a $10 billion Rainy Day Fund by the end of his first term in office.
Please refer to our website for further information regarding the Commissioner’s 10-10-10 Plan by following this link: http://stevepoizner.com/solutions/reducing-state-spending/.
The Commissioner has a laid out a plan to restore California as a national and global leader in growth, competitiveness, and innovation. Steve’s plan calls for tax cuts to fuel job creation and jumpstart the economy, regulatory and legal reforms that make California competitive in the modern economy, and a more innovative and responsive state government that unleashes California’s entrepreneurial spirit.
Please refer to our website for further information regarding the Commissioner’s jobs plan by following this link: http://stevepoizner.com/solutions/economic-growth/.
As we draw closer to Election Day, Commissioner Poizner looks forward to sharing his conservative plans to reform California with voters all across our state. We hope to earn your support as we discuss the critical issues affecting all Californians.
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What part of “no canned responses” and “please don’t respond via email, but post directly to the blog” don’t they understand?
Let’s see if Jerry Brown or Meg Whitman even have the nerve to reply.]]>
What disturbs me the most, however, is Ms. Whitman’s campaign strategy. I remember her first TV ad. It was positive, and made one hopeful. It got my attention. Then it became politics as usual. Out of nowhere, the negative ads against Mr. Poizner hit the air waves. All we saw for weeks was Steve Poizner is this, or isn’t that. It was disgusting, counterproductive and the man they used for the voice overs in the ads was a huge turn off. In short, it was beneath her. What Ms. Whitman’s advisers probably didn’t grasp was this: At that time, most Californians didn’t even know who Steve Poizner was. Well, we do now. Ms. Whitman… big mistake.
This is not a plug for any of the candidates. California survived Jerry Brown once before. Meg Whitman has been successful in business, and perhaps she can turn California around… though that remains to be seen. As for Mr. Poizner, he needs to step up the damage control caused by the negative ads and respond in a positive manner to all of them. He needs to prove that Ms. Whitman is wrong about what she’s said about him, and do it fast. June is right around the corner.
Still, my initial request stands: All 3 candidates need to explain to us how they’re going to help California if they’re sitting in the Governor’s mansion. Arnold Schwarzenegger tried, and failed miserably… all because of the legislature. Tell us why you’ll be different and how you’ll do it.]]>