A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 25 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election
On this race: Elected Experience: Lost. Pierce County Council 1984
Other Professional Experience: Horticulture Instructor, Clover Park Tech. Seminars, demos, and classes, radio, state nursery assn. State nursery certification board, pesticide licensing program. 50 years horticulturalist. Retail and wholesale grower.
Education: 5 years UW, no degree. Horticulture, math, chemistry.
Community Service: 4H horticulture classes. FFA competition coordinator. Demos and classes Puyallup Fair, Tacoma Home and Garden Show. Advisor for Curran Road Apple Orchard Park. Evergreen Golden Retriever Rescue. Sank Pierce Co. Land Use Plan 1984.
Statement: For fair taxes: roll back cigarette tax, bottled water tax: add caffeine tax. Ban caffeine law enforcement, EMTs, doctors, nurses, and school students. Dismantle HOV lanes, close entrances peak hours. Expanded WSDA to test and label bottled water; coordinate a vigorous plastics recycling with Community and Technical Colleges; regulate Farmers' Markets. Stop wasting money on Sound Transit, enhance arterials. Higher pay for best starting teachers; funding for private KIPP schools; and later start time for middle schools. Abandon daylight savings time. Harsher penalties for drunk drivers. Pro farming and small business. Alcoholism treatment. Statewide Hispanic Day. Independent visionary who listens.