Election letter: State Senate -- Benegas

August 1, 2013 

Election letter: State Senate -- Benegas

During this time when the government is creeping into our lives for supposedly our own good, I like to know that my elected official will be judging each piece of legislation to see if it is necessary and a priority for government. Tony Benegas pledges to do just this.

The Legislature recently voted to put an unfunded mandate on our educators -- the requirement for high school seniors to complete a community service project. Why was this legislation deemed a priority over arriving at a balanced budget? If each piece of legislation introduced costs us $4,000 and each special session costs us $77,000, we need someone who knows the value of priorities. Benegas is that person!

Be smart and vote for Tony Benegas for state Senate by 8 p.m. Aug. 6.


Tri-City Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service