EXCLUSIVE: Scott McInnis Talks About His Run for Governor

By: Jessica Zartler Email
By: Jessica Zartler Email

Only on 11 News--For the first time since announcing his run for governor, Grand Junction Republican Scott McInnis is talking about his plans.

Mcinnis spoke to the Western Colorado Association of Royalty Owners at a seminar in Parachute on Saturday.

He talked about the need for expanded natural gas production and told 11 News a main focus of his platform is job creation.

He says the Western Slope is often ignored but he thinks he has a good chance to be a voice for the region at the capitol.

"I think the chances are going to be very good. I think that this state is kind of stuck in park and I've got the capability to move it out of park and we're gonna put it in fast drive," McInnis told 11 News in an exclusive interview on Saturday.

McInnis will be up against atleast one other Republican in the primary next June--Evergreen businessman Dan Maes.

Senate Minority Leader and former aide to McInnis, Josh Penry, has told 11 News he is also considering a run but has not filed papers with the elections office.


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  • by voting taxpayer Location: colorado on Jun 7, 2009 at 07:12 AM
    I posted a comment on convolution to chaos.Your artical about McInnis.It's not posted. Now go look at the artical posted by the Daliy Sentinel.It expresses everything I said and more.Your liberal agenda needs to end. So go paid for habitat tax,get a spoon full of sugar and ride you bicycle to the corner of 32rd@Drd.Maybe you'll see other folks on bikes by now. Special thanks to McInnis Ritter Curry DeGette Udall BLM N.P. DOW F.S. Some folks can't handle the truth Voting Taxpayer
  • by voting taxpayer Location: colorado on Jun 6, 2009 at 08:41 PM
    Hey folks this is more convolution to chaos.This guy along with Nighthorse Romer Ritter Salazar n.p. dow blm f/s is why alot of jobs left. These guys DEVASTATED alot of land.If these guys believed in working american voting taxpayers we wouldn't have to pay back stimulus bucks. It's not for free.Vote people Vote
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