After running up $46 million in debt for the Pima County Health System, Carmona was forced to resign
PHOENIX – Richard Carmona tells an impressive story about himself on the campaign trail. But we’re learning that a lot has been left out.
While Richard Carmona ran the Pima County Health System, their debt skyrocketed to over $46 million dollars. That was a 28 percent increase in just one year! As a consequence, Richard Carmona was forced to resign.
A new television ad that debuting today statewide on broadcast and cable television begins to complete the picture of Richard Carmona’s resume.
Click the image below or this link to view the ad:
JEFF FLAKE: I’m Jeff Flake, and I approved this message.
VOICE OVER: Richard Carmona talks a lot about his bio.
VO: But, what’s missing?
VO: Carmona’s bio doesn’t say that while he ran the Pima County Health System, their debt ran up to $46 million dollars. (“Pima County’s Health Care Debt Growing,” The Associated Press, 4/28/99)
VO: A jump of 28 percent in one year. (“Pima County’s Health Care Debt Growing,” The Associated Press, 4/28/99)
VO: Carmona was forced to resign. (“The Doctor is Armed,” Time Magazine, 3/31/02)
VO: Richard Carmona, another Obama big spender.
“We’ve seen Richard Carmona’s record when it comes to financial management,” said Andrew Wilder, communications director for Flake for Senate. “Now he wants to go to Washington and spend Arizonans’ hard earned tax dollars with his fellow liberals. That’s a prescription for disaster.”
Stay up to date on Richard Carmona’s campaign to be a rubber stamp for Democrats’ liberal agenda in Washington by visiting www.RubberstampRich.com.
For more information on Jeff Flake and why he’s running for the U.S. Senate, please visit his website at www.JeffFlake.com.