For Those Who Serve
For all of those
who serve our community and our great
Nation, you deserve the same courage from your Congressional
you display every day.
summer, Congress voted to increase their own credit
(the debt ceiling debate). Part of this compromise (see Representation
Compromise) was mandatory cuts (over 10%) to the military budget if
could not agree on spending cuts. They didn’t agree. The military is
Congress still has no budget. Congress is out of credit again. As your
Congressman, I will never allow you, our military members, to pay the
for Congressional incompetence.
reverse logic doesn’t stop at the federal government.
Local officials frequently threaten police and firefighter reductions
budgetary discipline is expected from them. As your Congressman, I will
a Congressional inquiry to determine who received funding ahead of
firefighters in such cases. Those who protect and serve will no longer
as cover for politicians’ pet pork.
brave men and women who defend our borders should not be
subject to political pandering, mixed messages, and downright betrayal.
Congressman, I will never allow another agent to be out-gunned and out
pensions and benefits of public servants are promises.
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Police, Firefighters, and Border
risked their lives daily for our safety and security. Promises were
them and their families about the pensions and benefits they would
your Congressman, I will fight for your pensions and benefits. Anything
than complete implementation would bring dishonor on our Nation.
know you occupy positions of honor and carry the public
trust. I also know your retirements have been paid in advance each and
time you have gone out into danger on our behalf. Thank you.