"Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Matt Blunt on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Matt Blunt on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Matt Blunt on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Matt Blunt on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Matt Blunt on Robert Frost
"Over the next four years, we will be bold. We will be willing to experiment. We will not fear failure."
"We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge."
"In spite of advances in technology and changes in the economy, state government still operates on an obsolete 1970s model. We have a typewriter government in an Internet age."
"Taxpayers deserve a government that harnesses technology to better serve the people."