“Fiscal Responsibility and Collaboration” A Letter to the Editor from Dave Murphy

“As a former business leader, I recognize the importance of being fiscally responsible while at the same time enacting policies that will benefit the local community. Often times, in order to balance the needs of a business with the needs of employees, customers, and the surrounding community, we need to collaborate and work together. The only way to get lasting results is to build strong relationships between different constituents and discuss our shared interests. Considine says that he will work for employers, employees, and entrepreneurs and I believe Dave has the best approach to economic development for the district. He will be fiscally responsible, will work to rebuild our infrastructure, will work to create partnerships that educate and empower entrepreneurs whose businesses will bring new jobs and opportunities to our community, will work to bring the communities of the 81st District together to improve the collective economy of the district. How will he do it?

I have known him for 15 years and have been continually impressed by the way he interacts with people. He is always asking questions to find out others’ opinions. His honesty and sincerity encourage others to share their insights and ideas. He gathers information and knowledge and considers all perspectives. His commitment to inquiry keeps him informed on issues that are critical. Yet, he remains an independent thinker who will stay strong and true to his beliefs and the needs of the district…” 

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