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Former Democratic KY Governor:
Paul Patton on the Issues

Paul Patton on Abortion

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Budget & Economy

  • Let state meat inspection suffice for interstate shipments. (Jul 2000)
  • More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control. (Feb 2000)
  • Protect local milk supplies with Southern Dairy Compact. (Sep 2001)
  • Foster dairy production that is market driven. (Feb 1998)

Paul Patton on Civil Rights

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Corporations

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Crime

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Drugs

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Education

  • Improve and invest in public schools. (Aug 2001)

Paul Patton on Energy & Oil

  • More funding to develop domestic energy supplies. (Sep 2001)
  • Use federal funds for nuclear cleanup, with state input. (Sep 2001)
  • Share offshore oil development revenue with states. (Sep 2001)

Paul Patton on Environment

  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness. (Sep 2001)
  • Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers. (Feb 2001)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)

Paul Patton on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Foreign Policy

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Free Trade

  • Enforce trade law against subsidized Canadian lumber imports. (Sep 2001)
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (May 1998)
  • Grant fast-track authority to the President. (Nov 1999)

Paul Patton on Government Reform

  • More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control. (Jul 1999)

Paul Patton on Gun Control

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Health Care

  • Maintain Medicare funding of HMO benefits. (Oct 1999)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)

Paul Patton on Homeland Security

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Immigration

  • Import farm workers from Mexico. (Sep 2001)
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (Oct 1999)

Paul Patton on Jobs

  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)

Paul Patton on Local Issues

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Principles & Values

  • Religious affiliation: Presbyterian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Democratic Governors Association. (Aug 2001)
  • Member of Midwestern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)
  • Member of Southern Governors' Association. (Sep 2001)

Paul Patton on Social Security

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Tax Reform

  • Let states independently determine estate taxes. (May 2001)

Paul Patton on War & Peace

No stance on record.

Paul Patton on Welfare & Poverty

  • Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance. (May 2000)
  • Promote the next generation of welfare reform. (Aug 2001)
  • More federal funding for Low-income energy assistance. (Sep 2001)
  • Supports TANF grants to states. (Aug 2001)