The Governor’s Affirmative Action Office established the first statewide comprehensive Cultural Competency Assessment and Training program for all state agencies; and leads monthly workshops to provide “best practices” to state agencies.
-Teddy for Gov
That’s why I think Basic Rights Oregon is one of the most important organizations in this state. Not simply because you’re fighting for a particular cause that I have long believed in. But because you are one of Oregon’s strongest – and most effective – voices for fundamental American values.
-Basic Rights Oregon speech
Note: It was hard to pick a quick bite from that speech but I settled on this one because we all know that this embodies fundamental American values:
Through an agreement with Governor Ted Kulongoski and Mexico's President Vicente Fox, the Mexican Consulate is setting up Spanish literacy programs throughout the state.
-One of my old posts
But when searching through our failed governors track record I think that this is the best site to sum it all up:
Pick your topic, the answer is almost always: "No stance on record"
His stances that are on record:
I support the three-year surcharge...
He outlined a three-pronged attack to make health care more affordable and easier for the state & private industry to provide. The new items in his plan were:
Get a waiver from the federal government to allow everyone without insurance to join Medicaid just to buy prescription drugs at the lower cost;
Require drug companies to disclose gifts they provide to doctors;
Deny drug companies a deduction on their state taxes for advertising costs.
Way to go Teddy! Or in the language of your constituents: ¡Manera de ir teddy!