Leaving the Race
July 1, 2013
Today I am formally withdrawing my name as a candidate for State Rep from District 4.
My campaign began last year, in outrage over the inability of my state rep, Gordon Fox to take responsibility for his role in the creation of the 38 Studios Disaster. During the campaign he even denied having a hand in it, and promised investigations.
Recently, meeting notes have emerged that clearly showed that he was present and involved in discussion and negotiation about the loans. Rather than taking any responsibility—he has continued the course of putting the “moral obligation” to the lenders ahead of the interests of taxpayers.
If I were to run again, I could make a lot of hay over this and our state’s addiction to borrowing money to fund projects, negotiating on tax credits to doomed businesses, and giving financiers and brokers a slice of every piece of business.… To read more, please click here.