Peter Allen for Governor of FLorida/INDEPENDENCE PARTY OF FLORIDA


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Peter Allen on the Issues for Florida Governor
Personal History of Candidate

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Peter Allen for Governor of FLorida/INDEPENDENCE PARTY OF FLORIDA

  1. 1. THE HIGHLANDS TEA PARTY Sebring, Florida
  2. 2. Peter Allen for Govenor Party Affiliation Independence Party of Florida /
  3. 3. Peter Allen
  4. 4. About Peter Allen <ul><li>Born Peter Allen, Tampa, FL. on November 1, 1949.  </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Penny Allen, and has three children:  Kenneth, Jessica, and Kara. </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in Riverview, Florida, with five dogs, four cats, nine rabbits, and The Fish. </li></ul><ul><li>Owns two small businesses:  Peter Allen Electric, Inc., an electrical contracting service company since 1986, and 0500, Inc., a certified PIC services company since 1987. </li></ul><ul><li>Passed the Florida Block administered Master Electrical exam in July 1985. </li></ul><ul><li>A member of the International Electrical Inspectors Association since 1996. </li></ul><ul><li>Served as President of the Riverview Chamber of Commerce. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Brandon High night school with a GED in 2000, at the age of fifty. </li></ul>
  5. 5. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY <ul><li>Require all State Government agencies, departments, and separately identified functions ( i.e. licenses, permits, water etc. ) in addition to government accounting, to provide detailed financial reports using generally accepted accounting principles ( GAAP ) used by private companies so that more citizens can understand government finances. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate the special tax privileges that riddle Florida's tax codes, close all loopholes. except those that provide wellcare to our Children and the Elderly. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate and make recommended changes to our government to improve efficiency and performance, reduce cost and taxes, and eliminate duplication, unjust projects and waste. </li></ul>
  6. 6. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY <ul><li>Require  The Florida State Legislature to provide full funding for all mandates they force on lower levels of government. </li></ul><ul><li>Restrict legislation exclusively to single subjects,  along with a line item veto </li></ul><ul><li>Include sunset clauses in legislation along with a statement of the law's original intent . </li></ul><ul><li>Give Florida citizens the right to recall their elected officials for cause . </li></ul>
  7. 7. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY <ul><li>Restrict taxing authority to elected boards, and remove taxing authority from appointed governments such as water agencies, sports authorities, port authorities and airport authorities. </li></ul><ul><li>Require State and Local government to satisfy the needs of the tax paying public for roads, water, sewer, health, fire and law enforcement, infrastructure. Eliminate monies for other causes such as, ( partnership groups and joint ventures ), spend tax money only on infrastructure needs. </li></ul>
  8. 8. EDUCATION <ul><li>Investigate the high cost of funding for our public schools and colleges. </li></ul><ul><li>Require all student loan organizations to tell the truth about student loans, That if you drop out of school for any reason you still have to pay off the full amount of the loan usually to a finance company. If you have a loved one that falls ill, and you miss so many class that you are disqualified from school, you are required to pay back the full amount borrowed from the finance co. they pay the school up front. Understand what you are getting into before you make a terrible mistake, after all  you're just trying to make yourself better right! </li></ul>
  9. 9. CRIMINAL JUSTICE <ul><li>Forbid criminals from suing or collecting damages from citizens or business for injuries during a criminal act, including injuries resulting from a victim's attempts at self-defense. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage State law makers to implement a system that will place the burden of cost on the criminal for justice served, not on the victims, or on the public. Make the criminals pay for the criminal justice system. </li></ul><ul><li>Take a hard look at privatizing the States prison system, to reduce the cost of Prisons </li></ul>
  10. 10. Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources <ul><li>Protect our environmental heritage by supporting the conservation of natural resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Rigorously enforce antitrust laws to preserve the free markets for agricultural products </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that farmers have access to open competitive markets to accurately determine the value of their products. </li></ul><ul><li>Support continuous, measurable and sustained improvements of environmental quality. </li></ul><ul><li>Support incentives for the research and development of new manufacturing processes, practices, materials and products that avoid, reduce, restrict or control pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>Reject the use of agricultural products as a diplomatic weapon. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Health Care <ul><li>Enact a Health Care Bill of Rights to provide basic health care to all of Florida's Legal residents, and to protect the rights of citizens to freely exercise self interest in choosing health care. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow consumers access to alternative health care treatments. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Social Welfare <ul><li>Maintain a social safety net based on the goal of self sufficiency and self responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Advance the personal success of people with disabilities through independent living and an opportunity for gainful employment. And to promote the ADA to its full extent </li></ul>
  13. 13. Business and Economic Development <ul><li>Pursue balanced trade programs that promote the economic interest and welfare of all our citizens and safeguard our national security. </li></ul><ul><li>Support efficient, economical, handicapped accessible mass transit systems in urban areas.   Maintain Florida's Constitutional right to work State status </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate corporate welfare through public funding of professional sports stadiums and other commercial enterprises. </li></ul><ul><li>(includes Trade and Transportation) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Voting <ul><li>Require That Florida becomes an Open Primary State </li></ul><ul><li>Set term limits for all elected officials. </li></ul><ul><li>Require all current office holder's to step down when running for another office, ending the Campaigning on the tax payer dollar. </li></ul><ul><li>Make all political parties Equal. End the third party as &quot;others&quot; status, respect all third parties with correct party Statistics on a bi-annual bases, </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the requirements for State and local citizens initiative and referendums. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspect voting precincts for access and cleanness. Eliminate precincts with fewer than 100 voters, relocate to next nearest precinct to cut down on cost of elections. </li></ul><ul><li>Make every vote count, support a system that makes sure that all votes are counted before leaving the voting booth. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Voting <ul><li>Support a uniform voting system for all of the State. </li></ul><ul><li>Require a position on the ballot at every choice that says none of the above and if none of the above wins, no candidate is elected and a new election will be held for that office. </li></ul><ul><li>Require that no vote count will be reported until the whole state has been counted, except where local elections for local offices are held and the precincts are closed and all votes for that office have been counted. Make all political parties Equal. End the third party as &quot;others&quot; status, respect all third parties with correct party Statistics on a bi-annual bases, </li></ul><ul><li>Require that all precinct workers understand the ballot, and that they ask each voter if they understand the ballot before going into the voting booth. </li></ul><ul><li>Require That all issue's on a ballot be in easy to read and understand the intent of the issue. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Peter's Motivation <ul><li>What motivated Peter Allen to run? </li></ul><ul><li>At 27 years old, I was invited to listen to a man that wanted term limits for Congress - Mr. Jack Gargan.  Before that, I never gave politics a second thought.  I trusted our Government completely.  I went to the meeting, held in a high school Auditorium in Tampa, and for the first time in my life I became aware that all was not well for We the People.  Jack Gargan was known for his organization T.H.R.O. or Thro the Hypocritical Rascals Out.  He explained how our politicians served their party and their own self interest first.  This opened my eyes. </li></ul>
  17. 17. NO SPIN DISCLAIMER <ul><li>There has been no “SPIN” put on this information by the creator or any member of the Tea Party. </li></ul><ul><li>All information is obtained from the web site “ON THE ISSUES” at and from the Candidates own web sites. </li></ul>