At 65, I’ll be doing more walking than running.
Seriously, I know I can still make a positive contribution toward serving the folks in House District 20 and of course, the State of North Carolina.
As your dedicated public servant, these are the issues I would legislate:
- Creation of a public, taxpayers’ bank, saving hundreds of millions of dollars;
- Repeal of the labor sales tax on repair, installation, and maintenance individuals;
- Focus on strategies to reduce opioid use in Wilmington;
- Stronger environmental regulations to prevent pollution, eg. GenX;
- Recruitment of movie projects back to our southeast region;
- Against any off-shore drilling;
- For beach renourishment projects to protect our coasts;
- Improve our current rankings in teacher pay (35th) and per pupil spending (43rd);
- Support for our region’s North Carolina State Ports and beneficial transportation projects; and
- Listen, listen, listen to you the voters and keep you informed of what’s being deliberated in Raleigh.
After two years, I will show you my track record—promises vs. results. You be the judge and jury then on whether I should run again. Or, more likely, walk. . .