A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 25 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election
On this race: Elected Experience: None
Other Professional Experience: Steve has over 30 years of highly successful experience in leadership and management positions for diverse and complex organizations throughout the world. He served in Vietnam earning the Silver Star and Distinguished Flying Cross. Steve is a retired Army officer, former state program manager, defense contractor, small business owner, educator and award winning published author. He is a proven leader, expert budgetary manager, is quality driven and a critical thinker.
Education: Graduate Degree MBA and Bachelors degree in Aeronautics.
Community Service: President of a national veteran’s organization, member of four executive boards, member of seven veterans organizations, and pro bono speaker. Statement: The privatization of Consolidated Mails Services, Central Stores, Printing, Liquor sales, segments of the Motor Pool System, will significantly reduce government spending. Additionally, the establishment of residency should be a minimum of one year before eligible for social programs. Job creation needs to get more emphasis than the reflexive elimination of entitlement programs.
Business taxes must be reduced to allow growth, prosperity and job creation. A public education system cost benefit analysis must determine why twelve-thousand dollars per student is insufficient to meet graduation objectives. Illegal immigration must be curbed thereby eliminating their expensive entitlements paid by already overburdened taxpayers.