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Los Angeles County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Candidates Answer Questions on the Issues
Member of the State Assembly; District 47

The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of California and asked of all candidates for this office.     See below for questions on Budget Crisis, Education, Water, Health Insurance

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? 1. What does California need to do to address the current budget crisis?

Answer from Lady Cage-Barile:

Reduce spending on programs that does not cover American Citizens.. Protect the border.. Reduce corporate taxes.. Stop building new schools and renovate current schools.. Arrest and deport all illegal immigrants who have not been in California a specific timelimit.. Utilize bond money that is held for Propositional Bonds that are not viable and no longer suitable.

? 2. What should the state's priorities be for K-12 education? For the Community College System?

Answer from Lady Cage-Barile:

Assure that all schools are safe. There should be sufficient amount of security on all campuses on all floors.

Teachers should be thoroughly prepared and credentialed.

There should be a moratorium on importing Teachers from other Countries.

Funding for Community Colleges that verify that students are American Citizens and/or here on a valid education visa. Also, moratorium on fee hikes for entry.

? 3. What measures would you support to address California's water needs?

Answer from Lady Cage-Barile:

There are none on California water needs.

? 4. What should the Legislature be doing to address the needs of Californians without health insurance?

Answer from Lady Cage-Barile:

Provide better services for American Citizens and for foreigners with a visa, by making sure there is availibility to them.

Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League. 

The order of the candidates is random and changes daily. Candidates who did not respond are not listed on this page.

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