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Office: Governor When: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Communications Center. Where: Rose State College, Midwest City. Watch in Oklahoma City: Televised by KFOR-4. OETA will replay the debate at 8 p.m. Friday. Watch in Tulsa: KJRH-2's Web site, 2worksforyou.com, and its digital channel, 2-2, will simulcast the debate. KJRH-2 will show the debate at 10:35 p.m. Thursday. Brad Henry Democrat Home: Shawnee Age: 43 Lawsuit reform: I proposed and helped pass two significant tort reform packages that are reducing frivolous lawsuits and medical malpractice cases in Oklahoma. Although this issue can be divisive and politically charged, I provided the leadership that brought competing interests together to enact meaningful reforms. Had we not built that consensus, no reforms would have passed. Illegal immigration: Illegal immigration is a critical national security issue that must be addressed, particularly in the post-9/11 world. Unfortunately, Congress has talked a lot about it but done nothing but pass the buck to the states. I'm proud Oklahoma has taken action in absence of federal assistance, sending National Guard troops to the border to help with President Bush's enforcement efforts and having state law enforcement officers interdict and apprehend illegal immigrants. Tax cuts: We enacted the largest tax cuts in state history the last two years, significantly reducing the income tax rate and eliminating the death tax. I also proposed and helped pass income tax reductions for seniors and military retirees and eliminated the capital gains tax on Oklahoma-based property. These pro-growth tax relief policies are promoting economic growth and returning money to taxpayers. Lottery's performance: I think Oklahomans are excited about the lottery and the good things it is doing for education. In its first fiscal year, the lottery not only met projections but exceeded them. The bottom line is the lottery is producing tens of millions of new dollars for education and helping fund important initiatives like teacher pay raises and college campus improvements. Ernest Istook Republican Home: Warr Acres Age: 56 Lawsuit reform: Well, the quick answer is yes. As a member of Congress, I voted for legislation reform on over 60 different occasions: class action reform, product liability reform, bankruptcy reform. And one thing that has really been brought home to me as Judy and I are crisscrossing the state campaigning is that we've got to have lawsuit reform so that businesses feel safe in investing in Oklahoma and creating the jobs and creating the opportunities that are necessary here. Illegal immigration: I will lead as governors in Colorado and Georgia have done -- enacting state laws that make sure illegal aliens don't get public benefits and don't get hired. Colorado Gov. Bill Owens informed me in a phone call ... that applications for public benefits are already declining there because of the new law, and that illegal aliens are already starting to leave Colorado. In Congress, I authored legislation to make English the official language of America; as governor I will make Oklahoma the 29th state to make English its official language. Tax cuts: Oklahoma won't grow and our children will keep leaving the state unless we keep reducing taxes to stimulate growth. The tax cuts that I helped enact in Congress turned around the national economy. Our oil and gas boom won't last forever. Lottery's performance: People can disagree over the merits of a state lottery, but everyone can agree that Brad Henry used false information to get it passed. Oklahomans believed Henry when he said the lottery would provide $300 million a year for education. Now, we all see the truth; it's brought in only 25 percent of what Henry claimed. Compiled by Michael McNutt, Capitol Bureau