Kurt Hayes

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Kurt Hayes
Candidate for
Massachusetts State House, Thirty-seventh Middlesex District

Political party Republican
Website Official campaign website
Kurt Hayes (born September 24, 1966 in Peoria, Illinois) was a Republican candidate for Thirty-seventh Middlesex, Massachusetts House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative election.

Education

  • B.S., Business- Information Technology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, class of 1989.

Professional experience

  • IBM.

Political experience

  • Hayes was a candidate for the Massachusetts House of Representative, Thirty-seventh Middlesex Seat, in 2008.

Issues

Campaign slogan

  • "As your State Representative, I will work to BALANCE our state government, help CREATE jobs, and LOWER taxes."

Balance and accountability

  • Believes one-party rule has left the State House corrupt, arrogant and irresponsible.

Jobs and small business

  • Supports lower taxes.
  • Supports less regulation.

Taxes and government spending

  • Supports repealing recent tax hikes.
  • Supports a full audit of state government to cut waste.

Education

  • Supports state funding of, "unpredictable special education and transportation costs."

Healthcare

  • Supports increased competition.
  • Supports tort reform.
  • Supports lowering the number of mandates on individuals and businesses.
  • Opposes further government expansion and price-fixing.

Energy and environment

  • Supports policy that, "encourages development and use of renewable energy sources while also making existing energy sources more affordable."

Immigration

  • Opposes state encouragement of illegal immigration.
  • Opposes taxpayer-funded in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
  • Opposes state benefits for illegal immigrants.
  • Supports giving law enforcement, "the tools and authority to enforce our current immigration laws for those here illegally."
  • Supports holding, employers who hire and exploit," illegal immigrants accountable.

Abortion

  • Supports education and resources to, including programs to increase adoptions, "enable and empower [women] to choose life."
  • Opposes partial-birth abortion.
  • Supports parental notification and consent requirements.

Marriage

  • Opposes gay marriage.
  • Supports same-sex civil unions.
  • Supports a state ballot to decide the definition of marriage.

Gun ownership

Supports, "safe, responsible gun ownership by law-abiding citizens."

Elections

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hayes ran for election to the Thirty-seventh Middlesex seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Jennifer Benson (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Community service and involvement

  • Co-founder, LymeLITE.
  • Coach, Little League Baseball.
  • Supporter, Fisher House Boston.

Personal

Hayes and his wife, Debbie, live with their two sons and daughter in Boxborough.

Contact Information

Campaign Address:
167 Tamarack Lane
Boxborough, MA 01719-2126

Phone: (978) 266-9371
Fax: (781) 895-2934

Campaign E-mail: info@kurthayes.com Kurt Hayes' E-mail: kurt@kurthayes.com Volunteer E-mail: volunteer@kurthayes.com

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