Keever cares about the citizen agenda

Patsy Keever is responsive, and that's the difference between her and the incumbent. That's why I'm voting for her as a N.C. House 115 constituent. 

Public officials need to be more responsive today than ever. Or they need to have a plan for responding to constituent issues. Two-way communication is a critical aspect of representative democracy. I am voting for Patsy Keever because she responded to my question about a particular government issue.

Unnecessary noise pollution creates a significant amount of stress for North Carolina's citizens — indeed, for people around the world. Particularly obnoxious are privately owned vehicles illegally modified to be louder than state and federal laws permit. The story behind why this phenomenon exists is an example of where our sense of community standards and government role need to be reformed. Few politicians seem interested in this baseline issue, yet Keever is.

Patsy's Web site has five key-issue points. Her incumbent has four. What is Patsy's fifth issue area? Equal rights for all citizens. I think that is an important theme that, when omitted, leaves her incumbent wanting.

Whatever the level of urgency, our social environment still has many areas requiring reform. Being unresponsive to both minimum, baseline citizen issues, and to the more critical areas of high-level justice, leaves a question mark on her incumbent. We are, after all, human beings, and our needs are integral to economic and environmental agendas.

— Grant Millin
Asheville

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4 thoughts on “Keever cares about the citizen agenda

  1. zulu

    This is the same inane letter that was published in the Citizen-Times a week or so ago. At least we know that Keever recycles!

    I attended the Goforth-Keever debate in Black Mountain, and all I heard Patsy propose was a mandatory statewide 9th grade course in child development and personal finance, and a bunch of catch phrases designed to appeal to the progressive wing of the Democratic party. Also, she and her staff seemed not to understand how bills work their way through the legislature.

    I don’t think she would be very effective in Raleigh.

  2. UNaffiliated Voter

    Will KEEVER agree to REDUCING STATE TAXES to help reform our ‘social environment’?

    WHY does the NCAE endorse Goforth and not Keever, a former teacher?

    WHY are all these rich loiwyers in Rawleigh funding her campaign? WHAT do THEY want from her?

    Beware.

  3. MarjorieJustice

    I wholeheartedly agree!! We need a candidate who can be trusted to represent more than his own personal and business interests!! Keever will do this!

  4. frank whitehorse

    When someone has entrenched himself for a long time in a political arena, he would tend to trail a plume of “endorsers” behind him. This is payback for making himself available to the PACS and endsorsing THEIR agendas. Typical politics. Those of us who research actual track records rather than simply believe the “endorsements” quickly discover who we can trust. Keever is a better choice to actually represent real people.

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