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Woody Thrasher on Budget & Economy

 

 


Economic development requires numerous approaches

Thrasher's planned initiatives for economic development are an increased focus on tourism, recruiting companies beyond those involved in resource extraction and improving the state's infrastructure, including broadband access. He said the same approach to job creation cannot be used throughout the state, noting the variety of resources and opportunities in West Virginia. "Economic development is not a one-size fits all," he said.
Source: Weirton Daily Times on 2020 West Virginia gubernatorial race , Mar 1, 2020

Delays lead to roads needing to be rebuilt, not repaired

"The longer we wait, the more roads will need to be rebuilt, not just repaired, and the more it will all cost," Thrasher said. "Our Highways workers are doing the best they can with severely limited resources and a chief executive who specializes in stopgaps. We need to help our Division of Highways recruit and maintain the designated workforce levels in each county."
Source: Press release for 2020 West Virginia Gubernatorial race , Jul 9, 2019

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Michael Folk
Ron Stollings
Stephen Noble Smith
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Carte Goodwin
Don Blankenship
Evan Jenkins
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John Raese
Patrick Morrisey
Paula Jean Swearengin
Richard Ojeda
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NJ:
Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
VA:
Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R) vs.Goforth(R,lost primary) vs.Adkins(D,lost primary) vs.Beshear(D) vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
LA:
Edwards(D) vs.Rispone(R) vs.Abraham(R) vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
MS:
Bryant(R,retiring) vs.Foster(R) vs.Hood(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.Waller(R)

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DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D)
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.Neely(R)
MT: Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Neill(D) vs.Schreiner(D) vs.Cooney(D) vs.Williams(D)
NC: Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R) vs.Grange(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Coachman(R) vs.Lenz(D)
NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinsky(D) vs. fsFeltes(D)
PR: Rossello(D) vs.Garced(D) vs.Pierluisi(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Burningham(R) vs.Newton(D) vs.Hughes(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.Holcombe(D) vs.Zuckerman(D)
WA: Inslee(incumbent) vs.Bryant(R) vs.Fortunato(R)
WV: Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Thrasher(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Ron Stollings(D)
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