Compare the Candidates – Biographical Profiles and Positions on the Issues

November 4, 2008 Rhode Island General Election

Candidates for State Senator District 4, Rhode Island

Gary G. Jerejian - I
Dominick J. Ruggerio - D
Christine Corene Spaziano - R
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Dominick J. Ruggerio
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Reasons & Objectives
Why I Am Running for Public Office
Achievements If Elected
On Entering Public Service
Homeland Security
Rhode Island Security from Terror Attack, a General Statement
Rhode Island Economy, a General Statement
Rhode Island Taxes, a General Statement
Rhode Island Property Taxes
Rhode Island Social Services to Illegal Immigrants
Using Rhode Island National Guard Troops to Secure Mexican Border
Beefing Up the Rhode Island Border Patrol
Illegal Immigration as a Felony
Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants in US
Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws
Criminalize Assistance to Illegal Immigrants
Guest Worker Program
Electronic Verification System for Employers
Legal Status for Undocumented Farm Workers
Legal Status for Children of Undocumented Immigrants Born in US
Rhode Island Education, a General Statement
Improving Rhode Island Education
Private School Vouchers
Under God in the Pledge of Allegiance"
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance, a General Statement
Rhode Island Business Tax Credits for Employee Health Coverage
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Citizens Bearing Arms
Rhode Island Gun Permits
Carrying Concealed Pistol
Rhode Island Gay Marriage
Rhode Island State Constitutional Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
Rhode Island Equal Legal Rights for Domestic Partnerships
Rhode Island Civil Unions
Rhode Island Legislation for Hate Crimes
Gambling, a General Statement
Rhode Island Fire Marshall
Rhode Island Seizing Property by Eminent Domain
Rhode Island Government Reform, a General Statement
Rhode Island Lobbying Reform
Rhode Island Influence of Special Interests
Rhode Island Campaign Spending Limits
Foreign Outsourcing
Organized Labor
Rhode Island Unions, a General Statement
Organized Labor in Rhode Island
Declining Percent of Unionized Workers
Collective Bargaining
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