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Letters to the editor – Thursday – 2-25-16

Rep. Warren has served Rowan well

I first met Harry Warren in early 2010 while at a friend’s business here in Salisbury. After being introduced, Mr. Warren told me he was running for the N.C. State House for the 77th District. My immediate reaction was “so what.” He went on to tell me why he was running and laid out what he hoped to accomplish. I voted for Mr. Warren based on this conversation.

Since then I have watched Representative Warren’s progress and here is what I found. He supports law enforcement, he believes in the Second Amendment rights of the citizens of this country, he helped the late Larry Brown with the wording of the bill that kept municipalities from being able to force annexation on citizens without their input and he supports local businesses.

He was the primary sponsor of the recently passed E-Verify bill, which prohibits employers from hiring workers that are in the USA illegally. He has worked to increase the starting salaries of first-year teachers so our school systems can attract more qualified individuals. For existing teachers he has worked to reduce the number of levels that a teacher must go through to get a raise from 36 to six.

He has worked to get tax credits for students with disabilities that allow these students the opportunity to attend schools that more closely match their needs.

Representative Warren has worked to reduce corporate tax rates. North Carolina was ranked 44th and now is 7th. This has helped attract new businesses which reduced North Carolina unemployment from 13.9 percent to just over 5 percent.

We need experience in Raleigh to represent the 77th District, not a beginner. We need Harry Warren!

Vote Harry Warren in the North Carolina Republican Primary March 15, for the 77th District.

— Donald Vick

Salisbury

Voting for Poston

The writer is referring to a story in Sunday’s Post, “Poston, Warren face off in 77th District race.”

I was appalled to learn Rep. Harry Warren isn’t  concerned about what our teachers are being paid and also wants a bill allowing illegal immigrants to drive!  What part of “illegal” does Warren not understand?  Is he going to “make sure” his illegal immigrants are going to have car insurance?

Representative Warren may say the bill was “basically dead,” but the fact that he thought it was a good idea is still ridiculous.   Some village is missing an idiot. My vote will be for Andrew Poston.

I have to compliment Richard Roberts’ letter Monday (“Open your eyes and you’ll see why Trump is carrying the day”).  His assessment was exactly on target. I thought, as many of us did when Republicans won the House of Representatives and Senate, that some of President Obama’s antics would be halted.  Instead the Republicans curled up in the fetal position, not quite understanding why they were elected in the first place.

Hopefully, they will take charge and stop this outrageous spending and maybe hold President Obama’s feet to the fire when it comes to the Constitution.  Under this administration, Christians don’t seem to have any rights. I pray our next president will be a God fearing man.

— Glenda Barber

Salisbury

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