Romney/Healey: Fitchburg
On Running for Governor
Mitt Romney is convinced that Massachusetts can translate its extraordinary human and natural resources into better education, better health care and a better environment for our state’s families and citizens. The key is leadership. From his experience in the private sector and in the nonprofit world running the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake, Mitt Romney has the background and management skills to end politics as usual on Beacon Hill and make Massachusetts great.
On Taxes
Mitt Romney is in favor of low taxes and opposes repeal of the voter-approved tax rollback.
On Education
On Gay Rights
All citizens deserve equal rights, regardless of their sexual orientation. While he does not support gay marriage, Mitt Romney believes domestic partnership status should be recognized in a way that includes the potential for health benefits and rights of survivorship.
On Abortion Rights
As Governor, Mitt Romney would protect the current pro-choice status quo in Massachusetts. No law would change. The choice to have an abortion is a deeply personal one. Women should be free to choose based on their own beliefs, not the government’s.
On Minimum Wage
The minimum wage is important to our economy and Mitt Romney supports minimum wage increases, at least in line with inflation.
On Gun Control
Mitt Romney supports the strict enforcement of gun laws. He is a supporter of the federal assault weapons ban. Mitt also believes in the rights of those who hunt to responsibly own and use firearms.
On Capital Punishment
In the most grievous cases, Mitt Romney supports the death penalty.
On the Big Dig
On Housing
On Jobs
On Health Care
On Crime
On Transportation