Overcoming the issues facing rural communities in Maine requires creative problem-solving and collaboration. As a small-business owner in Pittsfield and the parent of young children, I am well aware of the challenges we face and the need for our local legislators to work with constituents to identify appropriate solutions.

I have witnessed a number of legislators who have made themselves accessible to discuss legislation and have led efforts that are important to my family, my business, and my community. I am pleased to have the opportunity to vote for two of these individuals: Jeff McCabe for Senate District 3 and Stanley Short in House District 106.

These two men are willing to listen, be responsive, and help provide a voice for their constituents. While many talk about creating jobs during campaign season, these two demonstrate the leadership needed to actually follow through once election season is over.

Vaughan Woodruff

Pittsfield


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