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Why I support Linda Kochmar | Letters

I support Linda Kochmar because of her focus on education, balancing the budget and getting Washington working.

She insists on fully funding education equally for every student in every district. Parental choice is also a priority — parents know how their children learn most effectively, and there is no administrator more able to determine what is right for a child than their parents.

Linda wants to empower private-sector to create jobs, and enhance the prosperity of working families and generate more revenue for budget priorities. She has a proven record of voting against business taxes and regulations. She has successfully advocated Federal Way not pass a B&O tax, an entertainment tax, or head tax on businesses employees. She has pledged to go to Olympia to reduce unnecessary regulations, and try to simplify and reduce the paperwork that businesses have to fill out.

Democrats’ over-spending in Olympia continues despite our bad economy. The Democrats spent the first 30 days of the Legislature redefining marriage instead of passing a sustainable budget without tax increases. Their only solution to balance the budget was a state income tax, which Linda Kochmar has pledged to vote against.

I know several of the candidates. I trust Linda, and I like her. She is one of the least divisive politicians I know, and I am asking you to join me in voting for Linda Kochmar.

Maureen Hathaway, Federal Way


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