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LWV League of Women Voters of St Louis Information Service
Saint Louis County, MO November 4, 2008 Election
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Jill Schupp
Answers Questions

Candidate for
State Representative; District 82


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)

Jill Schupp has a 10-year record of elected and appointed service and is a 22-year resident of the 82nd District. Jill's leadership experiences include: Ladue School District Board of Education (2000-2006) including two terms as President; Creve Coeur City Council (2007-present); and Creve Coeur Planning & Zoning Commission (1997-2000).

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

I'll support laws forcing companies to refund tax breaks if they move jobs from Missouri. I'll support stem cell research, leading to lifesaving cures and creation of new jobs. I'll work to reinstate coverage to Missourians cut from access to health care and to extend Missouri's Senior Prescription Program. Insurance companies must be required to cover cervical cancer vaccines and screenings such as mammograms. I'll fight for renewable energy sources to reducing air pollution and dependence on foreign oil. To protect our drinking water, I'll advocate for laws preventing corporations from dumping cancer-causing chemicals that pollute our water supplies.

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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