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

Albert "Al" Liese
Answers Questions

Candidate for
State Representative; District 79; 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)

Current State Representative for the 79th District since 2002, Committeeman for Maryland Heights Democratic Township Club since 1993, United States Coast Guard service, member of Operating Engineers Local 148, thirty (30) year resident of Maryland Heights, and volunteered in numerous state and local non-partisan elections.

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

I will promote legislation that:

Attracts good paying jobs to our state; Grows our economy through incentives for industries like biotechnology and life sciences; Improves the quality of public education through increased funding; Restores Medicaid cuts by using Missouri Health Foundation funds; and Stops deregulation of state insurance industry oversight.

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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