C.C.Reed for Governor of Florida/NO PARTY


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C.C. Reed on the issues for Governor of Florida
Candidates personal history
Presented by The Highlands Tea Party http://thehighlandsteaparty.com /

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C.C.Reed for Governor of Florida/NO PARTY

  1. 1. THE HIGHLANDS TEA PARTY Sebring, Florida http://thehighlandsteaparty.com/
  2. 2. C.C. REED for Govenor of Florida Party Affiliation NONE http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=22439
  3. 3. C.C.REED
  4. 4. About C.C. Reed <ul><li>Family: Single. Birth Date: 04/12/1956 Birthplace: Miami Beach, FL Home City: Overtown, FL Religion: Christian </li></ul><ul><li>Education: Accounting Certificate, Miami-Dade Community College, 1978 Attended, Florida Memorial College, 1975 Attended, Dale Carnegie Institute, 1974 . </li></ul>
  5. 5. About C.C. Reed <ul><li>Professional Experience: Chair of the Board, C.C. Reed Incorporated, present Founder/President, Rieder International, Inc., 1988-1990 Founder/President, South Florida Moving, Inc., 1984-1988 Founder/President, South Florida Delivery, Inc., 1981-1984 Owner/Manager, Golden &quot;C&quot; Enterprises, 1977-1981. </li></ul>
  6. 6. About C.C. Reed <ul><li>Political Experience: Candidate, Governor, Florida, 2002, 2006, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations: Vice-President, Overtown Business Association, 2002-present Member, Community Action Agency-- Miami-Dade County Issues Committee, present Advisory Committee, Culmer Community Action Agency, 2000- present Interim President, International Peoples Democratic Uhuru Movement, present Member, Home Buyer Club, Miami-Dade Affordable Housing Foundation, Incorporated, 2001-present Member,Parents in Action Organization, present Member, People First of South Florida, present Member-At-Large, Section 8 Advisory Board, present. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ABORTION <ul><li>Abortions should be legal when the pregnancy resulted from incest or rape. </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibit public funding of abortions and to organizations that advocate or perform abortions. </li></ul><ul><li>Require clinics to give parental notification before performing abortions on minors. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Budget and Tax Issues <ul><li>State Budget: Indicate the funding levels (#1-6) you will support for the following general categories. Select one level per category. </li></ul><ul><li>Slightly Increase --- Education (Higher) </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Education (K-12) </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Emergency preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Health care </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Law enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Transportation and highway infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Welfare </li></ul>
  9. 9. STATE TAXES <ul><li>Indicate the tax levels (#1-6 you will support. Select one level per tax. ) </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Alcohol taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Capital gains taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Cigarette taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Corporate taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Greatly Increase --- Gasoline taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Status ---- Property taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Status ---- Sales taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Status ---- Vehicle taxes </li></ul>
  10. 10. TAX QUESTIONS/ANSWERS <ul><li>Should the state sales taxes be extended to Internet sales? NO </li></ul><ul><li>Should accounts such as a &quot;rainy day&quot; fund be used to balance the state </li></ul><ul><li>budget? NO </li></ul><ul><li>Should fee increases be used to balance the state budget? NO </li></ul>
  11. 11. GOVERNMENT REFORM <ul><li>Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding campaign finance and government reform </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support the current limit of terms for Florida governors? YES </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support the current limit of terms for Florida state senators and representatives? YES </li></ul>
  12. 12. CONTRIBUTIONS TO GUBERNATIONAL CANDIDATES <ul><li>Do you support limiting the following types of contributions to gubernatorial candidates? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes --- Individual </li></ul><ul><li>Yes --- PAC </li></ul><ul><li>Yes --- Corporate </li></ul><ul><li>Yes --- Political Parties </li></ul>
  13. 13. CAMPAIGN ISSUES <ul><li>Do you support requiring full and timely disclosure of campaign finance information? Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support imposing spending limits on state level political campaigns? Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support the power to amend the state constitution through ballot initiative petitions? Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support prohibiting media exit polling of voters until all polling locations in Florida are closed? Yes </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support statewide standards for counting, verifying & ensuring accuracy of votes? Yes </li></ul>
  14. 14. GAY ISSUES <ul><li>Should Florida recognize civil unions between same-sex couples ? No </li></ul>
  15. 15. CRIME ISSUES <ul><li>Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding crime. </li></ul><ul><li>Support the death penalty in Florida. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Support programs to provide prison inmates with vocational and job-related skills and job- placement assistance when released. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>End parole for repeat violent offenders --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Implement penalties other than incarceration for certain non-violent offenders. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen penalties and sentences for drug-related crimes . --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Minors accused of a violent crime should be prosecuted as adults. --- YES </li></ul>
  16. 16. EDUCATION <ul><li>Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding education. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase state funds for school capital improvements (e.g. buildings and infrastructure. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Increase funds for hiring additional teachers. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Require that 65 percent of Florida's education funding be spent in the classroom. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Support teacher testing and reward with merit pay. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Endorse voluntary prayer in public schools. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Support requiring public schools to administer high school exit exams. --- YES </li></ul>
  17. 17. Employment and Affirmative Action Issues <ul><li>Indicate which principles you support (if any) regarding employment . </li></ul><ul><li>Increase funding for state job-training programs that retrain displaced workers and teach skills needed in today's job market . --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Provide low interest loans and tax credits for starting, expanding, or relocating businesses . --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Provide tax credits for businesses that provide child care for children in low-income working families --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Increase state funds to provide child care for children in low-income working families. --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the state minimum wage. --- YES </li></ul>
  18. 18. Employment and Affirmative Action Issues <ul><li>Should race, ethnicity or gender be taken into account in state agencies' decisions on: </li></ul><ul><li>Public employment --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>State college and university admissions --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>State contracting --- YES </li></ul><ul><li>Comments: Treat all Florida Residents with dignity, respect, and courtesy. </li></ul>
  19. 19. 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 issues2000.org and from the Candidates own web sites. </li></ul>