Wacky Wagner:


WAGNER IS RUNNING TO RAISE COSTS ON SMALL BUSINESS

Wacky Wagner's extreme proposal to raise costs on small businesses is "projected to eliminate as many as 43,489 jobs for New York's less-skilled and less-experienced employees." – Employment Policies Institute


WAGNER IS RUNNING TO PROTECT BIG INSURANCE AGAINST PATIENTS' RIGHTS

Wagner's firm defended big insurance, hurting thousands of families, and defended the industry in an action based on alleged claims of industry-wide fraud and conspiracy among managed care companies to underpay physicians. – "UnitedHealth and Weil Gotshal Fight For and Achieve Complete Victory," Press Release, 6/21/06


WAGNER IS RUNNING TO GIVE ILLEGAL ALIENS VOTING RIGHTS

Wagner's law firm sued to stop Florida from removing non-citizens from its voter roles. – Sam Favate, "Florida Faces Suit from Civil Rights Groups over Voter Purge," The Wall Street Journal's Law Blog, 6/11/2012


WAGNER WILL BE ABLE TO USE HIS PUBLIC POSITION FOR PRIVATE BENEFIT

As the hired gun of a powerful, multi-billion dollar, $1000/hour law firm, Wagner would be an elected lobbyist for big corporations sending jobs overseas while declaring bankruptcy at home, big banks receiving government bailouts, and big oil companies polluting our environment.


WAGNER IS RUNNING TO FORCE CATHOLIC HOSPITALS TO SHUT THEIR DOORS

Wagner has proudly defended his extreme position advocating the RHAPP bill, a bill so extreme Catholic hospitals will be forced to either shut their doors or perform late term, even partial birth abortions. – Wagner Official Press Release, 2/29/12


WAGNER IS RUNNING TO RAISE TAXES BY $2.8 BILLION

According to the Journal News, Wagner would be the critical vote in delivering a multi-billion dollar tax increase. Wagner calls a tax cut "fundamentally unfair," saying, "We cannot allow that to happen." – The Journal News, 12/1/11