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Former Democratic NJ Governor:
Jim McGreevey on the Issues

Jim McGreevey on Abortion

  • Protect a woman’s right to choose. (Oct 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Budget & Economy

  • Oversaw $6.1M city surplus; reduced city workforce 10%. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports state budget cap and limiting state debt. (Jun 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Civil Rights

  • Resigned over gay affair, but opposes gay marriage. (Aug 2004)
  • End racial profiling. (Jun 2001)
  • Consider race and sex in making state contract decisions. (Jul 1997)

Jim McGreevey on Corporations

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Crime

  • More officer & more community policing. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports Three Strikes and serving full sentences. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports increased penalties for hate crimes. (Jun 2001)
  • Expand the death penalty & life sentences. (Jul 1997)
  • Prosecute juveniles as adults; death penalty for 16-yr-olds. (Jul 1997)

Jim McGreevey on Drugs

  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Jul 1997)

Jim McGreevey on Education

  • Fight to improve public schools. (Nov 2001)
  • Brought DARE and character education into schools. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports requiring Holocaust education in schools. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports back-to-basics and tougher standards. (Jun 2001)
  • Private school vouchers abandon the public schools. (Oct 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Energy & Oil

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Environment

  • Oversaw revitalization of waterfront and parks. (Jun 2001)
  • Sponsored the NJ Pollution Prevention Act. (Jun 2001)
  • More open space protection to combat sprawl. (Jun 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Families & Children

  • Stricter enforcement of child support. (Jun 2001)
  • Committee for Working Families: chart NJ’s future. (Jan 2001)
  • Working families are the backbone of New Jersey. (Jan 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Free Trade

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Government Reform

  • More government oversight and public advocacy. (Jun 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Gun Control

  • Maintain New Jersey’s tough gun laws. (Oct 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Health Care

  • More patient rights and senior protections. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports programs for screening, immunization, & prevention. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports funding mammograms and breast cancer treatment. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports funding senior prescriptions & home health care. (Jun 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Homeland Security

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Immigration

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Jobs

  • Supports minimum wage and medical leave. (Jun 2001)

Jim McGreevey on Local Issues

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Social Security

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Tax Reform

  • Lower property taxes by fairer rules. (Nov 2001)
  • Pay down debt; less taxes on seniors. (Jun 2001)

Jim McGreevey on War & Peace

No stance on record.

Jim McGreevey on Welfare & Poverty

  • Require unwed mothers to live at home to receive welfare. (Jul 1997)
  • Require work to receive welfare. (Jul 1997)