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State of New York November 2, 2010 Election
Smart Voter

John A. Gaetani
Answers Questions

Candidate for
Comptroller; State of New York


The questions were prepared by the Leagues of Women Voters of New York State and asked of all candidates for this office.
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Questions & Answers

1. What qualifies you for the office?

I have 25 years of state government accounting and auditing work experience and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

2. What do you see as the greatest challenges and highest priorities?

The greatest challenges are to get government spending reduced and the proper uses of revenues. Also, getting the New York Common Retirement Fund investments to fund the Fund without major contributions from taxpayers. The highest priority to achieve spending reductions is to eliminate unnecessary jobs, programs, functions, and agencies.

3. What are your solutions?

My solutions can be defined as one word + ANSWER. Accountability Non-partisan Spending cuts Watchdog Economy and efficiency in government, and Revenue utilization as legally intended.

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