DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS – POLITICS – JEFFREY PAYNE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR 2018

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 18, 2018 – LAST NIGHT, JEFFREY PAYNE, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR MADE A STOP AT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HEADQUARTERS IN ODESSA FOR A “MEET AND GREET”.

THE EVENT FEATURED THE CANDIDATE’S VIEWS ON EDUCATION, IMMIGRATION, HEALTHCARE AND OTHER CONCERNS AND ISSURES THAT ARE AFFECTING TEXAS RESIDENTS.

(JEFFREY PAYNE, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR-2018)

“I BELIEVE THAT I’M THE BEST CANDIDATE IS, WE HAVE SOLUTIONS TO THESE PROBLEMS. WE HAVE ACTUALLY PUT ALL OF OUR POLICIES ON OUR WEBSITE. WE HAVE SPOKEN ABOUT THEM, WE’VE BEEN GOING AT THIS SINCE JUNE, WE’RE ON OUR 194TH DAY TRAVELING THE STATE AND WE’RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT.”

PAYNE SAID THAT THE BRUNT OF FINANCING THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM FALLS ON INDIVIDUALS, PROPERTY TAXES AND SMALL BUSINESS, AND THAT LARGE CORPORATIONS DON’T PAY THEIR FAIR SHARE OF PROPERTY TAX.

(JEFFREY PAYNE, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR-2018)

“IF WE CLOSE THOSE LOOP HOLES, WE’RE TALKING ABOUT 5 TO 6 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR THAT WE COULD PUT BACK INTO OUR REVENUE, PUT BACK INTO EDUCATION, AND THAT’S WHAT WE NEED TO DO. WE NEED TO STOP HANDING OUT THESE “SWEET HART DEALS” TO LARGE CORPORATIONS.”

POORLY FUNDED EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS CAN HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON THE TEXAS ECONOMY.

(JEFFREY PAYNE, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR-2018)

“EDUCATION IS PARAMOUNT IN THIS STATE, BECAUSE WITH AN EDUCATED POPULATION, WE ARE A PRODUCTIVE POPULATION.”

CONCERNS WITH IMMIGRATION AND DACA-THE DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS, CANDIDATE JEFFERY PAYNE BELIEVES, THAT THERE SHOULD BE A CLEAN PATH TO CITIZENSHIP FOR THE APPROXIMATELY 11 MILLION UNDOCUMENTED DREAMERS, THAT WERE BROUGHT TO THE U.S. AS CHILDREN BY THEIR UNDOCUMENTED PARENTS.

(JEFFREY PAYNE, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR-2018)

“THESE INDIVIDUALS ARE SCARED RIGHT NOW. AND WE DID THAT TO THEM, AND WE NEED TO CORRECT IT. WE NEED TO HAVE A CLEAN – CUT PATH TO CITIZENSHIP FOR THE ESTIMATED 2.2 MILLION UNDOCUMENTED IN THE STATE OF TEXAS.”

PAYNE SAYS THERE IS MONEY THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS, THAT BELONGS TO THE STATE OF TEXAS, WHICH CAN BE USED FOR MEDICADE EXPANSION AND HEALTHCARE.

(JEFFREY PAYNE, DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR-2018)

“WE LEFT 1.8 MILLION PEOPLE WITHOUT ACCESS TO PROPER HEALTHCARE, BECAUSE OF THAT. ALL TEXANS NEED TO BE COVERED; WE ALL NEED ACCESSABLE, AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE, AND IF THE FEDS CAN’T GET IT RIGHT, THEN TEXAS WILL TAKE CARE OF ITSELF.”

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IS FEBRUARY 5TH. THE DEMOCRACTIC PRIMARY EARLY VOTING STARTS FEBRUARY 6TH, AND THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ELECTION IS MARCH 6TH.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

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Author: Danny Barrera