Campbell has unfinished business
Nisqually Valley News, August 15, 2008
In the race
for Position No. 2 state representative in the second district, Republican
Tom Campbell is the best choice for another term of office.
one-on-one interviews with Campbell and challenger Michael Powell,
D-Puyallup, it is clear that the incumbent, Campbell, still has much to
offer his constituents.
Payne, D-Graham, was unavailable for interviews because of family medical
certainly bring energy to the job, but stumbles on some of the key issues
that are important to voters who live in the Nisqually Valley.
long-awaited Yelm Avenue bypass, for example, is a project that Powell needs
to become more familiar with, as is a proposed rail line to the city’s
veteran who is currently in college, Powell is bright and has promise. If he
chooses to run for public office again, a little bit of homework will go a
may someday make a good representative, he would need to get to know this
part of his district better.
however, expressed confidence that he will bring in the remaining money
needed to complete the bypass. He is also in touch with officials in Yelm,
Eatonville, Rainier and Roy.
the fact that he’s serves several terms of office already,
Campbell still exudes an enthusiasm for the job you might
find in a newcomer.
dedication to health care issues and empowering citizens against the medical
establishment are encouraging.