Letter ro the editor: Seaton stands tall

Seaton stands tall

Now that we are reaching the culmination of the district 31 political season on Nov. 6, Paul Seaton stands tall as our leader of choice. Paul is smart, honest and approachable. He understands the ways of the legislature and has worked tirelessly to protect the budget and the state of the Permanent Fund from the shortsighted who prefer cash now in their pockets while leaving the difficult task of running the government budget to others. Paul has not abandoned his principles of fair and honest judgment of what is in the long-term interests of District 31. He has supported responsible government and protected the long-term interests of all Permanent Fund dividend recipients.

New revenues are needed if we are to further the repair of the infrastructure and promote responsible government. That he has been the target of the Republican hierarchy is a tribute to his ability to work for the benefit of all Alaskans, Republican, Democratic and Independent alike. It behooves all voters in House District 31 to get out and vote, in what may be a close and critical election.

Paul Seaton should be your choice as our representative in Juneau. In my opinion we can not afford to leave our budget issues and other pressing economic and social legislation to political expediency without the careful and experienced leadership Paul has provided. Please make sure you vote on Nov. 6, for a candidate who will help guide the legislature through the difficult budget issues in the coming two years. Your support will be necessary and appreciated by all of us who put the welfare of the State of Alaska foremost in our considerations for the future.

— Philemon D. Morris, former mayor of Kachemak City

 

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