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Bob Giuda is opposed to expanding government programs

To The Daily Sun,

I have known Bob Giuda for 12 years and I am supporting him as our next state senator from District 2. Bob has the energy, vision, values and conservative ideas we need in Concord. His years of dedicated service to community, state and nation have proven that he has the leadership, experience and judgment to serve as our next state senator.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and soon-to-be-retired international airline captain, Giuda is a strong advocate for creating jobs rather than expanding government programs and mandates to deal with the sagging economy. "Almost every business I've spoken with is either reluctant or unable to expand because of over-regulation, taxation and workforce issues. We don't need more government. We need better government, focused on delivering a better education to our future workforce and a much friendlier environment for entrepreneurs and businesses."

The resident of Warren, Giuda is a Marine Corps veteran and former FBI agent, and has owned several small businesses. He has served as a selectman, school board member and town moderator, in addition to three terms in the state House of Representatives, from 2001 to 2007. He has also been endorsed by (among others) the NRA, the New Hampshire Union Leader, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, and numerous elected state and local officials.

Bob will host a town hall meeting at the Pease library in Plymouth on Nov. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. Come and ask your questions and meet Bob Giuda candidate for state senator for District 2.

Please cast your vote for Bob Giuda on Nov. 8.

John Randlett
Plymouth Selectman

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Stealing Scott's yard signs is really a disservice to all of us

To The Daily Sun,

A citizen of the United States, New Hampshire, and the town of Hill, I have been sickened by the lack of civility that has characterized this election. As any sense of personal politeness and consideration have eroded, so too have the sense of common decency and fair play. This affects our lives in small and large ways, on a personal and local level. Not only is this distasteful in the extreme, it is undermining our election process locally.

Two years ago, in the mid-term elections, we had committed, passionate candidates running on both sides, pressing their positions, keeping their names before the electorate with yard signs. Signs were on private property or set up in neutral sanctioned areas, such as in the median strip between Commerce Street and Route 3A. No one messed with an opponent's efforts to campaign. No more.

I have had signs swiped over and over, both from private and public property. I have lost two Bernie Sanders, two Anne Kuster, three Maggie Hassan and four Scott Burns signs. No signs for Republicans have gone missing. This is dirty.

I find this particularly galling in the case of Scott Burns. This is a man who has served in the New Hampshire House from 2012 until 2014, and who has worked incredibly hard for Hill and Franklin Wards 1 and 2. A vocal member of the Franklin School Board, he is dedicated to early childhood education and to making sure that Hill and Franklin can acquire supplemental state funding and additional educational resources. In his leadership roles in health care and family resource centers, he has championed improved access to vital services for us all. Through stewardship programs, waste initiatives and the development of outdoor recreational facilities, he seeks to care for our environment while improving our economy and is endorsed by the Sierra Club.

Scott is the hardest worker I know. I have known him for 2 1/2 years, and I wholeheartedly support him. He is one person running for office who is, as Michele Obama says, "going high" when others are "going low." Stealing his yard signs not only does him a disservice by marginalizing his presence with the electorate, it is a disservice to us all.

Lucy Natkiel


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