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California State Government November 7, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Laura Wells

Candidate for
Controller; State of California

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: Financial Systems Consultant
  • Over 20 years experience in pension fund accounting, stock & bond investments, union dues accounting, and real estate mortgage loans.
  • At-large representative, Green Party of CA Coordinating Committee
  • Active in global economic justice, environment, military-to-civilian economy, and community-based economic issues.
  • B.A. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Phi Beta Kappa
  • M.Ed. Antioch University, Cambridge, MA
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Work to change the political system so the budget will follow California's values, not campaign contributors' values.
  • Ensure that taxes have the right balance between corporate & individual, wealthy & regular citizens, and pay-as-we-go vs. children-pay-off-bonds.
  • Keep the good parts of Prop 13-era changes, making sure taxes don't make us lose our homes, AND correct the devastating betrayals.
Position Papers
Recipe for a Real Democracy
What does improving democracy have to do with the Controller's office?
Prop 13: good luck or bad for California?
We can get better services and a better environment for our tax dollars.
What does Venezuela have to do with the state controller's office?
Venezuela is the world's best kept secret of democracy. There are lessons to be learned that can help California "refuel with hope".
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