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April 3, 2014
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Letter: Help small businesses in Douglas County by electing Tim Freeman for commissioner

He’s qualified to do the job

As an Oakland city councilor and the president of Oakland Economic Development, I understand some of the difficulties and challenges of holding an elected office. Anyone can run for office, but only a few are truly qualified to do the job. That’s why I am personally supporting Tim Freeman as our next county commissioner.

Often, the many small towns in rural Oregon are left behind. Tim has a proven track record of standing up for us in Salem, representing our values and solving our problems. Douglas County is full of many communities, not just Roseburg. Tim has become an active member of all of the Chambers of Commerce in the county. He regularly attends ours in Oakland and is always listening, learning and doing what he can to help.

Over the years Tim has been a solid champion for small businesses across the state, doing everything he can to reduce government regulation and eliminate oppressive taxes and fees. Tim is a great communicator and will always respond to concerns of citizens in a timely manner.

Douglas County really needs Tim; he has the experience of being a State Representative and knows how to work with bureaus, agencies and departments to actually get things done.

It is this kind of experience and leadership that we need in Douglas County and that’s why I am asking you to join me in voting for Tim Freeman for our next county commissioner.

Linda Boddy West


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