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Trim the fat

This morning, I enjoyed a cup of coffee with Mike Conrad, who is running for Washington House of Representatives to represent District 4-Position 1.

Mike and I have known each other off and on since middle school. Yes, most of our adult connections revolve around social media, but our vision for healthy communities and businesses grounds us.

We need his mindset, experience, knowledge and stamina. This man has no quit in him. As a business owner of a meat distribution company, “trim the fat” is a perfect slogan that blends his profession and his vision to hold our government accountable in using “our” money. He has years of experience in so many arenas. I was very impressed!

Mike is not a politician he is a husband and father, businessman, and community-minded individual. Holistically, he understands community and has pushed through legislative tape at the highest levels in Washington to bring changes that benefit businesses and individuals. His understanding of the historical and current procedures brings a high level of confidence you want in a representative.

Mike’s top 3 areas of concern — though there are so many more, as he says — are budget, education, and income tax (fighting it). His knowledge and understanding of each are impressive. His strength revolves around protecting the rights of tax payers, teachers, and our youth — our future.

Kelly J. Kiki



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