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Tue October 31, 2006
Cubin Says She's Done A Good Job
Cheyenne, Wy – Congresswoman Barbara Cubin says voters
have many reasons to send her back to Washington because of
legislation she has pushed on behalf of Wyoming.
In an interview with The Associated Press, Cubin notes that the
legislation she has succeeded in passing couldn't be accomplished
by a freshman congressman.
The Republican is seeking a seventh two-year term against
Democrat Gary Trauner and Libertarian Thomas Rankin.
Cubin says her accomplishments include writing the law that has
allowed residents of Wyoming residents to deduct state sales taxes,
reducing the federal royalty on trona to help Wyoming companies
compete better and obtaining money for methamphetamine treatment
Cubin says Congress is an institution where knowing other
members of the House is key to getting legislation passed.
The 59-year-old Cubin also says she has thought about retiring,
but she will evaluate any future retirement plans during the next