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LWV League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
Los Angeles County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
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Michael Ian Sachs
Answers Questions

Candidate for
United States Representative; District 33

 
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The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund and asked of all candidates for this office.
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Questions & Answers

1. In this time of high unemployment and budget deficits, what are the most important steps that should be taken to improve our nationís economy and sustain job creation?

Reform the tax code. Root out waste and abuse in our biggest federal programs.

2. What, if any, changes should be made to federal health care policies or programs?

Improve Obama care. I support single payer health care. Medicare for all.

3. What are your priorities with respect to our nationís energy policy?

We should move towards sustainable energy as soon as possible. Preferably solar and wind.

4. What, if any, changes should be made with respect to our nationís security, including our national defense or anti-terrorism measures?

Our intelligence community is fast becoming a third branch of government. We need more oversight of their activities. The defense budget has to be audited for abuse and waste. The drone policy should have more oversight from Congress. If the Pentagon doesn't have an outlay for a specific program, law makers should not lobby to have them placed in the budget.

5. What is your position on the issue of immigration reform? What, if any, changes to legislation or policy would you support?

A support a path to citizenship while at the same time securing the border. The Dream Act should be law.


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