John Chiang is widely recognized as California’s fiscally responsible progressive leader. As our state’s Controller (2007-2014) and current Treasurer, he has a proven track record of increasing transparency and accessibility in state government and holding government officials accountable when they refuse to do their job.
John stood up to Wall Street banks — like Wells Fargo – and has saved the state billions of dollars through audits and debt restructuring. John has the progressive vision California needs and the fiscal responsibility to pay for it.
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John is running for Governor to make sure the future his parents were able to provide for him becomes a reality for the future of all California families. John will continue to fight for the millions of Californians who feel economically sidelined by the opportunities enjoyed by past generations, — fighting specifically for those who now feel homeownership, college affordability and a dignified retirement is wholly out of reach.
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"John is the only candidate who has put forward an affordable housing plan that’s real, that’s supported by the Governor and the Legislator, and will work to make affordable housing a reality…”
"John Chiang is a dedicated public servant and we’ve been in this fight working to advance our common goals for nearly 20 years.”
“If I think of all the things that benefit our community… then there is only one candidate who has been committed to these issues across the board, and that's John Chiang."
“John has never turned his back on the diverse members of this community. John knows that healthcare is a right and has carried that belief with him throughout his career in public service and will continue to do so as our next Governor.”
"John Chiang has long been a supporter and fighter issues that affect women most ... We are honored to have someone with such an extensive history supporting women’s rights'."
“John has real solutions for the issues that Californians are facing. His fiscal responsibility and know-how, along with his progressive leadership is what qualifies John to be our next governor."
“[John] has saved taxpayers over $9 billion dollars in government waste and abuse and voted against off-shore oil drilling to preserve our environment. That’s the leadership California needs.”
“John Chiang is a powerful voice for working class families and has a record of fighting for communities. John Chiang is the candidate for Governor with the experience and passion to fight for a better future for all Californians.”
“John has a strong record of standing up for the common person, taking a different road and getting things done. We need a candidate we can trust, one we can relate to, one with the courage to hold others accountable.”
“[John’s] proven track record of accountability and transparency, paired with his financial expertise qualifies his candidacy for governor, Treasurer Chiang will also best represent California’s values in Sacramento.”
John Chiang Statement On Republican-Led Federal Government Shutdown
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Governor Candidate Calls Border Wall an Idiotic Idea
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Five things you need to know about John Chiang
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John Chiang Was The Only Candidate To Offer More Than Just Talk At Today’s Empowerment Congress Forum
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