Small businesses are the cornerstone of any successful community. As a small-business owner I understand how critical it is to have consistent and predictable government and representation that listens and works to make sure our voices are not only heard but our interests are represented. Often people think that voicing opposition is the same as representation, but it’s not. Ronald Reagan knew that working together to move forward was better than arguing against each other and moving backward.
My endorsement for Rep. Tony Albright, Republican from District 55B, comes from my small-business owner background. As an owner, I am responsible for the mortgage or rent payments of 146 families in my employ. I am responsible for at least that many car payments, for daycare fees, for college tuition payments, grocery bills, utilities, and the list just goes on and on.
I am writing in response to Jeanne Hayden’s letter [Sept. 4], regarding the Scott County attorney campaign. Most county attorneys in the Twin Cities area are full-time administrators as is the current Scott County attorney, Pat Ciliberto.
“Mike McFadden and the GOP may be entitled to their own opinions-but they are not entitled to their own facts,” says U.S. Army 1st Lt. Trista Matacastillo. “Senator Al Franken has been a champion and true advocate for MN Veterans and claims to contrary are patently false.”