News release from the Henry for Mayor campaign:
Know the facts while you’re watching the debate
At tonight’s debate, don’t be surprised if Paula Hughes relies on factual inaccuracies and misleading statements — it’s been her campaign’s main tactic since the primary. Here are the facts to know when watching the debate:
ON CITY FINANCES
The Journal Gazette noted that the city’s debt is “ “ stated by the Hughes campaign.
An analysis by the Journal Gazette also showed that .
ON HER SUPPORT FOR TAX INCREASES
Don’t be surprised if Paula Hughes denies supporting tax increases for 10 years — proving she supported or voted for these tax increases.
Recently, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development released new jobs numbers showing that Fort Wayne has added 2,253 jobs since last month’s report, and that the unemployment rate dropped significantly, showing a 15% improvement compared to September of last year.
ON HUGHES’S FAILURE TO PAY HER TAXES
showing that Hughes failed to pay her taxes until she was ordered to by the court.
ON HUGHES’S MISLEADING CAMPAIGN
Don’t forget what the News Sentinel said about Paula Hughes’s primary campaign: it “ .”
 “Debt vs. Deficit,” Warner, The Journal Gazette, 3/27/11
 “City Debt Enters Mayoral Debate,” Lanka, The Journal Gazette, 8/21/11
 “Hughes Defends Strategy,” Leininger, The News-Sentinel, 5/5/11