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|PLACE OF BIRTH:||Coshocton (farm), Ohio|
PO Box 2684
Valdez, Alaska 99686
|OCCUPATION:||Civil Rights Activist (Public Defender Offices, 15 years)|
|LENGTH OF RESIDENCY
IN ALASKA: 7 years
Valdez, Kodiak, Homer, Naknek (Nome to Coldfoot,
most of Interior/Southeast. I've been working and
living throughout Alaska, working in tourist industry.)
High School: Perry High, Canton, Ohio. College/ University: College of San Mateo, San Mateo, California, law courses.
Army, 2 years, PFC (Medic)
POLITICAL AND GOVERNMENT POSITIONS:
I set up the California State Car and Truck Rental and Leasing Association: researched legislation, edited nationwide newsletter, first registered female lobbyist representing industry in California.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:
Set up first personnel dept. for 500 employees (E.A.I.-El Segundo, California). Public Defender Investigator, 15 years, working in ghetto. Self-employed Paralegal/ Investigator, 10 years.
SERVICE ORGANIZATION(S) MEMBERSHIP:
Used my own time and money to set up the first "employment agencies" for men/women who had just been released from jail/prison, so they could have a "second chance." I also (single-handed) got EPA Super-Fund money to clean up "toxic lake," our drinking water.
My primary focus is on:
1. Representing the thousands of non-union workers who are the backbone of this state, but who have intentionally been kept in poverty. Alaskans must have job security and protection.
2. I'll stop the illegal funding of "corporate welfare" and use the people's money to set up Alaska-owned/operated businesses in rural Alaska, like repossessing all of the fish hatcheries to produce "shellfish" which the U.S. imports at the tune of $7 billion/year.
Get a copy of S.B.159. Candidate Taylor voted for it and Knowles signed it into law. It "gives" $3 million of "your money" to any "out-of-state" business which comes to Alaska and to hell with Alaskans "first."
Knowles told you for 4 years, his "priority" is "government partnering with business." Through this "collusion" he's seen to it that you stay at minimum wage: denied your unemployment and workers' compensation benefits: used his 209 state attorneys to "against you an defend his corruption."
In 1996, Knowles sent out notices to cut off food stamps to 55,000 people who had "no jobs," which stated "get a job or starve." No jobs existed: this was criminal!
I spent all of my permanent fund getting these food stamps restored to the people through federal intervention. I've been fighting for you for 5 years and the media refused to tell you about it.
John Lindauer, another "Republican Pro-Business Candidate" stated on TV, he wants to be governor, "so he is remembered."
"You Must Get Other Workers Voting!"