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Former eBay CEO Announces Run for Governor
With former Governor Pete Wilson as her campaign chairman, former eBay executive and Reublican Meg Whitman formally announced her run for Governor yesterday in Orange County, already gain criticism from an annoyed Governor Schwarzenegger.
At yesterday's event, she vowed to "place a moratorium as governor on implementing Assembly Bill 32, which requires the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 25 percent by 2020," according to the Sacramento Bee.
"While Meg Whitman has promoted climate change for years, including a recent cruise to the Arctic with activists, she is now promising to move the state backwards by eliminating California's landmark climate change law," a Schwarzenegger spokesperson said in response.
Whitman also rallied against Sacramento spending, saying she would cut 40,000 jobs, which would help her goal of reducing the state's general fund budget by $15 billion. That's a good card to play since fiscal conservatism is a hot button topic in light of this year's budget drama.
Other Republican candidates include former congressman Tom Campbell and Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner.
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