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Voters: Consider McClintock’s record

October 20, 2018

Served in California Assembly for 14 years, California Senate for eight years and in the U.S. House of Representatives for 10 years for a total of 32 years in politics.  Would you say you are a career politician?


After the horrific Rim Fire of 2013, wherein Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties suffered their greatest loss in tourist dollars from the closure of Yosemite National Park during the fire, you then compounded this financial devastation by voting to shut down the federal government which again closed Yosemite NP. Why?


How does it feel to have lifetime medical care funded through taxpayer funds and you voted time and again to defund the ACA?


How or what have you done to improve the local economies of your rural constituents?  What about releasing federal infrastructure funds for repairing deteriorating roads?


How have you helped to bring broadband to your district’s poor rural counties of Amador, Alpine, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera?


How have you helped to expedite or sought to release federal funds to your district’s financially strapped rural counties of Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera to combat the removal of bark beetle blighted trees?


What noteworthy legislation have you ever introduced that enhances the everyday life of your every-person constituent? Not your top contributors Akt Investments, Crown Associates Realty, Northwest Excavating, Pisces Inc., Koch Industries, NRA, Technical Maintenance Support, Inc., and International Wood Products Association?


Why did you vote against HR 5797-IMD CARE Act (provide Medicaid services for certain individuals with opioid-use disorders in institutions for mental disease) a Republican sponsored bill?  
Why did you vote against HR 6 a Republican sponsored bill? The bill appropriates funds and establishes guidelines to address the opioid crisis.


— S.C. Whitney,


Tuolumne

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