Marin, Sonoma County, CA March 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Basia Crane

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 6

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator/Traffic Analyst
  • 1953 Dunbarton College, BS Chemistry
  • 1958 UCLA, Teaching Credential
  • 1958-77 Teacher, LA City Schools
  • 1954-57 Medical Researcher, Cedars of Lebanon Hospital
  • 1992 Environmental Forum of Marin, Training Program
  • Marin Democratic Central Committee, District 2
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Education: Increase Ca K-12 education funding to at least national average.
  • Transportation: create an elected Regional Transportation Authority to consolidate all transportation funding.
  • Environment: Regional planning to protect our air, water, forests, land use, and recycling.
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Position Papers
Increase in Ca K-12 education funding to the national average. Make literacy focus in Reading and Mathematics a priority. Increase beginning teachers' salaries to attract more qualified candidates. Fund school reform efforts that target student achievement. Support class size reduction at all levels. Give local schools more autonomy in spending state monies.
Form an elected Regional Transportation Authority to consolidate all transportation funding. Create a transportation model, similar to our Bay Model. Oppose a sales tax increase to fund transportation.
Sacramento should encourage regional planning protection of our natural resources - air, water, forests, land use,and recycling.
Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.basiacrane.com
E-mail: bcrane@juno.com

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