Wellstone Joins Rally for Minnesota Nurses
October 22, Rochester, MN
Wellstone, joined by Minnesota nurses, cheers DFL gubernatorial
candidate Roger Moe at the Minnesota Nurses Association
Annual Convention in Rochester. Wellstone, who also spoke
at the event, has been a leader in the United States Senate
on health care and a champion for Minnesota nurses. Wellstone
supported efforts by the Minnesota Nurses Association
for a fair contract in 2001, proclaiming that nurses should
have good jobs, good wages and respect. Wellstone has
pushed in the Senate to address the severe shortage of
health care workers in the state, including in the nursing
People are Saying About Sen. Wellstone
can't afford to lose Sen. Wellstone
The Fargo Forum, October 23, 2002
Minnesota voters - be aware that Sen. Paul Wellstone
has a 100 percent voting record with two nonpartisan
groups, the League of Conservation Voters (issues of
clean air, clean water, conservation of resources for
future generations, etc.) and the Friends (Quaker) Committee
on National Legislation (issues of social justice, education,
military, health care, etc).
we afford to lose him to one who works for the party
first, not the whole people? If we want to keep a democracy
going in our country, where both parties have input,
we need to be sure that our very able Wellstone stays
in the Senate.
rights of all the people and the earth we need to live
on need to be put above the wishes of the wealthy, anti-planet
groups if we are to survive as a democracy and free
up to take Election Day off of work
to help us Get-Out-The-Vote!
Decide Whom You can Trust to Protect Social Security
the Facts and Read the Complete Record about Norm
Coleman's Long-Standing Support for the Partial
Privatization of Social Security.
Kids Come First -
Sen. Wellstone's Education
Education Funding Before Additional Tax Breaks
for the Wealthy. Paul is fighting to put $2
billion over ten
years into Minnesota's schools - where it belongs.
Paul knows that educating Minnesota's kids should
come before tax breaks for large multi-national
corporations and the wealthiest 1% of taxpayers
(people making more than $300,000 a year). The
clear choice is to eliminate planned tax breaks
for the wealthy and put that money into education.
This increased funding would allow local schools
to hire additional teachers, reduce class-size,
modernize public buildings, buy more books and
computers, early childhood education and increase
the promise. Paul has proposed a bold plan
to help address the fiscal crisis in Minnesota
Wellstone Fair Share for Education Plan would
honor the federal promise to pay for its share
of special education by putting $2 billion into
Minnesota K-12 schools to benefit all students
over the next 10 years.
Funding to Hire Teachers, School Construction,
and After-School Programs. Paul voted for
a legislative amendment that would have authorized
funding for specific educational purposes, including
hiring new teachers, building and repairing schools,
and running after school programs.