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LWV League of Women Voters of St Louis Information Service
Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Smart Voter

WM Lacy Clay
Answers Questions

Candidate for
US Representative; District 1; Democratic Party


The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Saint Louis and asked of all candidates for this office.
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Questions & Answers

1. What are your Qualifications for Office? (50 word limit)

I have been an elected official at the State and Federal level since 1978. I have represented the First Congressional District of Missouri since 2001. I have a record of service that includes strong support for domestic policies - affordable housing, health care, environmental protection, public education and economic development.

2. What plans do you have to address your top three priorities? (50 word limit)

1) Programs to develop alternative & renewable energy resources & reduce fossil fuel dependence 2) National Health Insurance HR 676 3) Affordable Housing Trust Fund & new HUD programs offering loans/grants for purchase/rehabilitation of foreclosed homes & new FHA program to help at-risk borrowers refinance into viable mortgages

Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League.  Candidates' statements are presented as submitted. Word limits apply for each question. Direct references to opponents are not permitted.

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