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Late 1990s Governor's State of the State speeches

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    from Governor's State of the State speeches, late 1990s (number of quotes indicated):
  • George W. Bush (19) Republican
  • Tom Carper (2) Democratic Sr Senator Delaware
  • Tommy Thompson (1) Cabinet-2005
  • Zell Miller (6) Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004 Georgia
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    George W. Bush: Parental notification for minors.
    Zell Miller: Promote and fund sexual abstinence programs.
Budget & Economy
    George W. Bush: Commit funds to education and tax cuts.
    George W. Bush: Track gangs; enact automatic sentencing.
    Zell Miller: Drunk drivers are criminals and deserve tough punishment.
    Zell Miller: Two-strikes law got 1,710 ciminals behind bars.
    George W. Bush: More searches and less parole for criminals.
    George W. Bush: Stop endless delays on death row.
    George W. Bush: Mandatory sentencing for repeat offenders.
    George W. Bush: End frivolous lawsuits; cap damages.
    Zell Miller: Allow people harmed by drugs to sue drug dealers.
    George W. Bush: Commit funds to education and tax cuts.
    George W. Bush: Supports trying charter schools and vouchers.
    Tommy Thompson: School choice has made a difference for low-income families.
    Tom Carper: Focus on discipline in schools.
    Zell Miller: All children should have the opportunity to attend pre-K.
    George W. Bush: “Home rule” with state standards.
Energy & Oil
    George W. Bush: Reduce emissions from old plants.
    Zell Miller: Protection of 100,000 Georgia acres is great achievement.
Families & Children
    George W. Bush: Enforce child protection and child support.
    George W. Bush: Suspend licenses if child support is unpaid.
Free Trade
    George W. Bush: Support NAFTA by improving Mexican border.
Health Care
    Tom Carper: Universal coverage for children is within our grasp.
Tax Reform
    George W. Bush: Eliminate certain sales and property taxes.
    George W. Bush: Reduce homeowner property taxes.
    George W. Bush: Replace corporate property tax with sales tax.
Welfare & Poverty
    George W. Bush: More assistance for transition off welfare.
    George W. Bush: Limit benefits and require work.

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