Bill Howell serves as a terrific role model
The big issues facing our future generations have less to do with policies and more to do with the way that our children are brought up.
Teaching them personal responsibility and the effects of their actions on society are not simple tasks, and we can’t expect government to accomplish that.
But we can come close with representatives who serve as role models and who live their lives in a way that outside observers find respectable and that can set an example for others.
Bill Howell is a family man, a principled leader and a pragmatic politician. I trust him to make the best decisions for our youth, those in need in our community and everyone in between.
As a supervisor in a public health division that provides care to those who are the most underserved in our area and as a former elected official, I know how few true public servants there are in office today. Bill Howell is one of those few.
I have great respect for Bill. He is a representative who has the leadership required, and he will put in the hard work. Please vote in the June 9 GOP primary for the best choice for Stafford and Fredericksburg families, children, and our future: Bill Howell.
The writer is a former mayor of Fredericksburg.
Secure the area’s fiscal health with Bill Howell
Bill Howell has worked hard to make Stafford and all of Virginia a wonderful place to live and raise a family.
Our country faces great uncertainty concerning our economic, social and judicial future. I believe Mr. Howell is a leader who can and will lead Virginia through our upcoming battles in those areas.
He has been on the front lines in so many areas and when it comes to managing the state’s budget and keeping Virginia fiscally fit.
Recently, with Mr. Howell’s leadership, the House and Senate passed a budget that spends approximately $1 billion less than the original plan called for.
Additionally, this budget doesn’t raise taxes, and it actually eliminates more than $11 million in fees proposed by Gov. McAuliffe. Also, this budget includes pay raises for state and county employees.
We can secure our little piece of the nation by re-electing Bill Howell to the House of Delegates.
Bill Howell can do things no one else can
There are few leaders in politics who are as civic-minded and who have done as much for our area as Bill Howell.
He never lost sight of where he came from. Even as Speaker of the House he stays focused on what is happening at home first.
Without him, many of the improvements that have been made to the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College and technical schools wouldn’t have been made.
He was instrumental in passing measures that supported volunteer firefighters. Bill’s help in keeping Stafford’s Fire Department competitive helps ensure the quality of our emergency response systems.
It takes a dynamic leader to really effect change. He can get things done that no one else can, and that is why we need him for another term as delegate.