LETTER from MARY ASHWOOD
To the Editor:
No one could argue that we aren’t living in interesting times. And in interesting times, we need representatives to our government who will help us through.
In just a few short weeks, the 51st District will choose its state senator, a position that has been held by Jim Seward for the last 34 years. And Jim Barber is who I want to represent us.
One only need visit Jim Barber’s family farm to know that a person who can keep a farm like this afloat and growing in these economic times is someone who could help our 51st District to do the same.
And like his farm, his well-designed website also reveals a truth about who he is: he clearly lays out his ideas and plans about taxes, the environment, the opioid crisis, the health care system, education, and as you can imagine—small businesses.
Jim’s proposed plans make sense for where we are now. They are realistic ones that would help everyone wherever they lie on the political spectrum.
He is a man who knows how to listen, knows how to look at his district around him, knows how to bridge gaps. This is what we need to move forward.