Read My Lips

George H. W. Bush famously promised “Read my lips; no new taxes” and almost immediately after winning the Presidency in 1988 he had to eat those words. Since then politicians have all sought to avoid the topic. But since taxes are a hot topic in Hendersonville, I wanted to share my philosophy on the subject.…

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Stay Together

Our city is a great place to live, to work, to raise a family. And, while some would seek to divide us and weaken us and cause animosity and class-ism, I for one know that we can only successfully face our challenges together, as one city, one community. Of course, we are not all the…

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I Proudly Back the Blue!

For the past year, we’ve witnessed cities across America disowning their local police, insulting those who protect them, cutting headcount, smudging the “thin blue line.” NOT HERE! Hendersonville is blessed to have a well trained, well equipped police department that serves our city with honor and distinction every single day. As a member of City…

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A Flourishing Economy

Tourism is the main industry and economic engine of our city. Tourists spend a lot of money here. However, as strong and flourishing local economy cannot be built on one primary and volatile sector. We need a diverse economy with a variety of business—service, light manufacturing, high tech startups, innovation. To that end, I will…

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