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Stacey Abrams on Environment

Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger (GA); 2020 Veepstakes contender

 


Hurricane recovery is a 10-month process, not 10 days

Q: What about the impact of Hurricane Michael, particularly on southwest Georgia?

ABRAMS: I've gone through a hurricane. It's a devastating process. And it takes months for recovery to happen.

Q: What's your message to residents of the area? You could be elected governor in a couple weeks.

ABRAMS: Number one, I've been through this myself. I understand that it's not just the physical plant that's a problem. It's making sure that people have access to the resources they need. And often when the cameras turn off and when people go home and stop volunteering, that's when the real trouble starts. I will leverage the responsibility of the governor, the ability to connect with state and local officials and federal officials to make certain that resources don't just end when the memory of the storm passes for the average person. And I think that's what you need. Someone who's thinking about this not as a three-day or three-week return but really as a 10-month, 12-month recovery period.

Source: Meet the Press interviews for 2018 Georgia Governor race , Oct 14, 2018

Stay on top of environmental waste & clean-up

Stacey has worked to protect our natural resources and communities from hazardous waste that often has gone unchecked. She supported greater oversight of petroleum pipelines, sponsored legislation to ensure funds for hazardous waste clean-up actually went to that purpose, and to require landfills to alert the public in the event of a leak.
Source: 2018 Georgia Governor website StaceyAbrams.com , Aug 17, 2017

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Mayor Mike Bloomberg (I-NYC)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
Rep.Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Sen.Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Gov.Deval Patrick (D-MA)
Sen.Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Sen.Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

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CEO Don Blankenship (Constitution-WV)
Gov.Lincoln Chafee (Libertarian-RI)
CEO Rocky De La Fuente (R-CA)
Howie Hawkins (Green-NY)
Gov.Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Zoltan Istvan (Libertarian-CA)
Gov.John Kasich (R-OH)
V.P.Mike Pence (R-IN)
Gov.Mark Sanford (R-SC)
Ian Schlackman (Green-MD)
CEO Howard Schultz (Independent-WA)
Pres.Donald Trump (R-NY)
Gov.Jesse Ventura (Green-MN)
V.C.Arvin Vohra (Libertarian-MD)
Rep.Joe Walsh (R-IL)
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External Links about Stacey Abrams:
Wikipedia
Ballotpedia

2020 Withdrawn Democratic Candidates:
State Rep.Stacey Abrams (D-GA)
Sen.Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Sen.Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Gov.Steve Bullock (D-MT)
Secy.Julian Castro (D-TX)
Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NYC)
Rep.John Delaney (D-MD)
Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Sen.Mike Gravel (D-AK)
Sen.Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Gov.John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
Gov.Jay Inslee (D-WA)
Mayor Wayne Messam (D-FL)
Rep.Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Rep.Beto O`Rourke (D-TX)
Rep.Tim Ryan (D-CA)
Adm.Joe Sestak (D-PA)
CEO Tom Steyer (D-CA)
Rep.Eric Swalwell (D-CA)
Marianne Williamson (D-CA)
CEO Andrew Yang (D-NY)
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