November 1, 2012

Business climate improves because of GOP legislators

Letter to the Editor

Recently, the Tax Foundation moved the state of Maine from 37th to 30th in its State Business Tax Climate Index, the largest jump of any state in the country, and a positive indication that Maine's business climate is finally improving.

Most of the credit should go to Gov. Paul LePage and those legislators who worked diligently trying to create a favorable environment in which small businesses can grow and provide good job opportunities for Maine people.

Some of the local representatives with whom I have corresponded and who have played significant roles in this improvement are Republican Sen. Tom Martin of Benton, District 25; Republican Rep. Sue Morissette of Winslow, District 54, and Republican Rep. Karen Foster of Vassalboro, District 58.

It isn't by accident that Maine people now have a more viable future.

It's because we've had people like these in Augusta. They all strongly merit re-election.

Dick Bradstreet


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