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April 7, 2018

Earlier this week we challenged serious candidates for Lawrence County Judge/Executive on both parties and candidates for the fiscal court to tell the public how they plan to attract a small to medium sized company here that would provide jobs.

 

FIRST TO REPLY:

Charlie France II -- Republican candidate for judge/executive 

Charlie France II has lots of plans for Lawrence CountyCharlie France II has lots of plans for Lawrence County

Hey Mark!

Some key issues that I've been talking about while campaigning is our environment here in Lawrence Co., funding, economic development, getting the county government more involved in our communities and with our youth, and being more transparent with the citizens of Lawrence Co. about governmental issues the county is dealing with.

Any other questions you have I'll be glad to answer.

Thanks again.

Charlie

 

*  I've noticed a lot of litter along our roadways and throughout the county and its very concerning to me. As Judge Executive I would bring a great deal of attention to this subject, enforce ordinances pertaining to litter abatement, work closely with the solid waste coordinator to ensure everything was being done that could be to stop or deter illegal trash dumping, work with law enforcement to investigate and charge those who litter and/or illegally dump trash, have more frequent free garbage disposal periods for county clean up where we could place large dumpsters throughout the county for collection, and partner with non profit organizations and volunteers to clean up our county. I feel as though the Lawrence County recycling center is heavily underutilized and unadvertised so I'd like to initiate some changes with the center if elected. I'd also like to bring back the inmate work program here in Lawrence County so the taxpayers can get some return on the heavy expense of housing inmates in the prison system.

*  I've heard a lot of comment on our roads and infrastructure and I'm well aware that there are areas throughout our county in poor condition and these issues all boil down to a lack of funding and lack of equipment or at least that's what the citizens are being told. Ultimately we all know that our county's bottom line has been affected by a decrease in tax revenue and a decrease in monies related to coal severance dollars. Many of my opponents highlight fixing our roads in their campaign, but I've yet to hear how they intend to do so. You can't fix the roads if we don't have the cash. If elected Judge Executive I plan on being conservative with the money that the county does have and find ways to decrease expenditures so more money will be freed up to do the things we need to do and to ensure our infrastructure is safe for our citizens. Also while we're on the subject of funding I'd like to comment that if elected Judge Executive I would aggressively go after grants and other types of funding that we could utilize for growth, development, and maintenance here in Lawrence County.

Economic growth is a must here in Lawrence County if we plan on maintaining and growing our population while also funding our local government. We have a promising future here in Lawrence County and we have many favorable aspects that companies and corporations look for. If elected Judge Executive I would do all that I could do to attract businesses and work with various organizations that specialize in attracting jobs to our county. We need to market Lawrence County as THE place to live and work. While companies are building factories and plants around us, I'm hopeful that Lawrence County citizens can come away with some of those jobs and we can attract people outside of our county to buy or build homes here in Lawrence County. I'd also like to stress that I want to maintain the businesses that are already here in the county and encourage our citizens to shop local whenever possible.

*  Our youth in Lawrence County is our future and if elected Judge Executive I'd like to step up our local government's efforts to do more to nurture and develop our youth programs, organizations, and facilities. I have two daughters that love to play outside and we utilize many of the parks throughout the county for play. We are fortunate to have parks and ball fields like Stella Moore that a great number of our kids and even adults utilize for recreation that allow us to accomplish a great number of things like building character and establishing relationships that last a lifetime. As a kid growing up here in the county I had some of the best times of my life playing on the fields and in the parks and we need to make sure that these areas are well maintained and further developed for future generations.

*  Transparency is important as it pertains to government. Often, issues aren't fully disclosed to the public and we as citizens become frustrated and feel as though we're being deceived or become alienated. Though much of the time criticism is met when various issues arise and are discussed, it's important that full disclosure is achieved through effective communication. If elected County Judge Executive I will work closely with various media outlets to keep the public informed and educated on key issues that the government is handling.

 

I've been asked many times about my work status if elected County Judge Executive. If elected I will resign my current full time position and become a full time County Judge Executive.

Charlie J. France II
Republican Candidate for
Lawrence Co. Judge Executive

 

Comments  

+1 #35 Get real 2018-04-15 19:08
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
NIH and CDC has never heard of Lawrence County, Ky!!! What works in large cities NOT work in small cities. Giving needles to addicts is not MECICINE!!! Quoting Charlie J. France II:
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
Charlie France II ..New York time—Since exchange programs began proliferating, opponents feared, and indeed predicted, that there would be marked increase in heroin use. Their fears were justified. Heroin use has risen concomitantly with the programs, especially among the young. In September 1996, it was announced at a Congressional hearing that the number of heroin users in the United States had tripled over the past few year after many years of stagnation.

Drug dealers flock to neighborhoods with needle exchange programs to sell drugs that are openly used even in broad daylight. These neighborhoods experience dramatic deterioration. The sidewalks are littered with used and bloody needles and empty crack cocaine vials. Furthermore, some addicts sell these needles to purchase other drugs. People who live in areas subjected to needle exchange programs have long complained that these programs result in increased open drug use.


The New York Times is an opinionated newspaper, not a credible medical research affiliated organization or group that is highly regarded throughout the country and medical world. The CDC and NIH literally change the way medicine is practiced throughout our country.

If it works in large cities then why does it NOT work in small cities? Please explain, I’m glad experts like you know it all.
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0 #34 Yvonne Davis 2018-04-15 17:39
Why hasn’t ANY of the Democrat candidates made statements? Why hasn’t the rest of the Republican candidates made a statement? If any candidate thinks silence is golden you’re wrong.
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0 #33 Yvonne Davis 2018-04-14 13:16
NIH and CDC has never heard of Lawrence County, Ky!!! What works in large cities NOT work in small cities. Giving needles to addicts is not MECICINE!!! Quoting Charlie J. France II:
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
Charlie France II ..New York time—Since exchange programs began proliferating, opponents feared, and indeed predicted, that there would be marked increase in heroin use. Their fears were justified. Heroin use has risen concomitantly with the programs, especially among the young. In September 1996, it was announced at a Congressional hearing that the number of heroin users in the United States had tripled over the past few year after many years of stagnation.

Drug dealers flock to neighborhoods with needle exchange programs to sell drugs that are openly used even in broad daylight. These neighborhoods experience dramatic deterioration. The sidewalks are littered with used and bloody needles and empty crack cocaine vials. Furthermore, some addicts sell these needles to purchase other drugs. People who live in areas subjected to needle exchange programs have long complained that these programs result in increased open drug use.


The New York Times is an opinionated newspaper, not a credible medical research affiliated organization or group that is highly regarded throughout the country and medical world. The CDC and NIH literally change the way medicine is practiced throughout our country.
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0 #32 Charlie J. France II 2018-04-13 05:05
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
Charlie France II ..New York time—Since exchange programs began proliferating, opponents feared, and indeed predicted, that there would be marked increase in heroin use. Their fears were justified. Heroin use has risen concomitantly with the programs, especially among the young. In September 1996, it was announced at a Congressional hearing that the number of heroin users in the United States had tripled over the past few year after many years of stagnation.

Drug dealers flock to neighborhoods with needle exchange programs to sell drugs that are openly used even in broad daylight. These neighborhoods experience dramatic deterioration. The sidewalks are littered with used and bloody needles and empty crack cocaine vials. Furthermore, some addicts sell these needles to purchase other drugs. People who live in areas subjected to needle exchange programs have long complained that these programs result in increased open drug use.


The New York Times is an opinionated newspaper, not a credible medical research affiliated organization or group that is highly regarded throughout the country and medical world. The CDC and NIH literally change the way medicine is practiced throughout our country.
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0 #31 Yvonne Davis 2018-04-11 23:01
Charlie France II ..New York time—Since exchange programs began proliferating, opponents feared, and indeed predicted, that there would be marked increase in heroin use. Their fears were justified. Heroin use has risen concomitantly with the programs, especially among the young. In September 1996, it was announced at a Congressional hearing that the number of heroin users in the United States had tripled over the past few year after many years of stagnation.

Drug dealers flock to neighborhoods with needle exchange programs to sell drugs that are openly used even in broad daylight. These neighborhoods experience dramatic deterioration. The sidewalks are littered with used and bloody needles and empty crack cocaine vials. Furthermore, some addicts sell these needles to purchase other drugs. People who live in areas subjected to needle exchange programs have long complained that these programs result in increased open drug use.
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0 #30 VOTER2 2018-04-11 19:02
Look at the research, please, and you’ll see for yourself.
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0 #29 Mark Burton 2018-04-11 03:28
Quoting Mike Tisset:
Mr Burton you need to stay in Boyd co ,you have burned every bridge here, just stay where you are at

Oh Mikey how you been ole buddy?? Nice to see you are interested in me still.
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0 #28 Voting Citizen 2018-04-10 21:01
Quoting VOTER2:
Quoting Voting Citizen:
I am just going to say it is nothing Personal against ANY OF THE CANDIDATES but if You are FOR IT then when You are Voted in Then YOU Can Bring it back up to a Vote and Get the NEEDLE EXCHANGE put into Place and I do Not want my child to be affected by it and if YOU ARE FOR IT then I will work my Hardest to have the Citizens of Lawrence County to VOTE AGAINST YOU There is Nothing Personal about it. And If You are sick of hearing about the NEEDLE EXCHANGE then buy You some Ear Plugs because the Concerned Citizens Of Lawrence County are Very Concerned about this Subject We are Not Stupid If You ARE FOR IT then It gets Voted In when You Get into office.

The REAL CONCERNED CITIZENS read the facts, statistics and science before they make their judgments. Big cities have dealt with the drug epidemic for decades, and ALL of them had to have clean needle exchange programs, because of the outbreak of deadly diseases would’ve been rampant had they not done so. Look at the research across the country, ALL of the EXPERTS say the WORK and the statistics PROVE it. Facts are facts...

You are Part of the Problem because You are for it and If You take the Money and the Profit away they will not be so concerned and handing someone a needle is the same as taking the drug so I do Not hate Mr. France I just do Not agree with this and if He is for it then it is his privilege to do so but Myself and countless other are Against it and it will hurt anyone that is for it and if they get voted in and for it it will be put into place
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+2 #27 Charlie J. France II 2018-04-10 16:34
Also, I’m NOT affiliated with ANY drug treatment or rehab programs anywhere. I’m employed at a Hospital and have been for 8 years as an RN. Maybe one day I’ll be called or given the opportunity to help others in different ways if God presents the opportunity. My career has been a calling for me to help others and I very much enjoy it and do well at it in addition to providing for my family. My desire for a better community comes from the heart that encompasses more than just one single issue. If I don’t get votes because of my view on one particular issue then so be it. If you don’t stand for something then you’ll fall for anything and as I stated before I’m no puppet that bends to the will of others. I'd do what’s best for the greater good instead of the interests of few or special interests for that matter. Enough of that is being done already. There’s HOPE, LC, We can all make a difference but it has to start somewhere.
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+2 #26 Charlie J. France II 2018-04-10 16:03
Yvonne,

Your questions aren’t tough and when I present an issue or a stance I welcome debate with those who know what they’re talking about. I don’t know where you get your information from on the needle exchanges but please refer to credible resources such as the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Center For Disease control (CDC). As far as everything else goes it seems like I’m not gonna please you no matter what I say and you know what? That’s ok with me. No one can ever please 100% of the people 100% of the time. I could hand someone something they desire and to some it still wouldn’t be good enough. I wish you well and I hope you vote someone in that has all the answers that you want, we would all be so fortunate for someone like that to serve LC. I’m serious and passionate about the position and about our home. God Bless-Charlie J. France II RN-MSN , Republican Candidate for LC Judge Exec. #6 on the ballot.
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-3 #25 VOTER2 2018-04-10 15:16
The current LC politicians sure as hell ain’t experts when it comes to the needle exchange program. They throw research out the window and vote their biased opinion instead of actually asking the Dr’s and nurses who actually know, we’re gonna vote for Mr, France, because he actually has some common sense.
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-3 #24 VOTER2 2018-04-10 15:11
Quoting Voting Citizen:
I am just going to say it is nothing Personal against ANY OF THE CANDIDATES but if You are FOR IT then when You are Voted in Then YOU Can Bring it back up to a Vote and Get the NEEDLE EXCHANGE put into Place and I do Not want my child to be affected by it and if YOU ARE FOR IT then I will work my Hardest to have the Citizens of Lawrence County to VOTE AGAINST YOU There is Nothing Personal about it. And If You are sick of hearing about the NEEDLE EXCHANGE then buy You some Ear Plugs because the Concerned Citizens Of Lawrence County are Very Concerned about this Subject We are Not Stupid If You ARE FOR IT then It gets Voted In when You Get into office.

The REAL CONCERNED CITIZENS read the facts, statistics and science before they make their judgments. Big cities have dealt with the drug epidemic for decades, and ALL of them had to have clean needle exchange programs, because of the outbreak of deadly diseases would’ve been rampant had they not done so. Look at the research across the country, ALL of the EXPERTS say the WORK and the statistics PROVE it. Facts are facts...
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+1 #23 Leroy 2018-04-10 08:40
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
[You are enabling drug addicts and creating more herion users by getting free needles...that is a fact. Statics show this to be true!! Don’t you have another plan for taking care of the drug epidemic besides handing out free needles? What is your thoughts of a place handing out drugs beside of a preschool downtown. Please don’t try to diminish the fact that it is another addictive drug that is handed to people that are already addicts. You didn’t answer that. Do you have any association with that clinic or any other drug treatment centers. You seem to have a very rude attitude when it comes to answering questions about the so called “Harm Reduction” program..which is a needle exchange program.


Like you, I'm against the needle exchange program, but I think Mr. France has done a fine job answering all of these questions. You are beginning to sound unintelligent now and should quit before it gets worse. I say that in a friendly manner, not to upset you.
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0 #22 Yvonne Davis 2018-04-09 22:21
Charlie France II I couldn’t quote you because your comment was to long to get a reply but... There goes that rude attitude I was speaking about. If you are a candidate running for office you should expect some tough questions and answer them gracefully. If you can put people out doing community service for littering then why can’t you throw up tents and make drug addicts work for their needles and treatments instead of wanting the taxpayers to bear the burden? Yes I did say taxpayers bearing the burden because grant money for anything IS taxpayers money. Arrest the addicts pitch tents outside with a fence around it, put addicts out working for their keep. Are you AFFILIATED WITH ANY recovery center inpatient or outpatient treatment centers for addicts? What other solutions do you have in mind to irradicate drug use in Lawrence County? You mentioned a $20,000.00 grant for needles. What other useful things can that grant (taxpayers) money be used for? If that grant is not used and is lost then that’s a plus for taxpayers..we get to keep it for other useful things. You mean to tell me every penny of that money was for needles and needles alone...or was it to pay employees also?
As far as the property at AEP no company wants to build that close to the power plant. That’s why it has not been developed. As far as the building at Browns, there’s not enough room there to put anything, unless it would employee maybe 5 people. Companies do not want to be there either because it’s in a flood zone. Please tell me where else that has easy access in Lawrence County would a large enough business be built that could provide enough jobs for at least 100 people? You also have to match grants so where would you come up with that money? Lawrence County is a large county so how do you intend to keep up all of the roads when the county is broke and so is the equipment to maintain roads? The state is broke( few grants) so then what?
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0 #21 Voting Citizen 2018-04-09 20:59
I am just going to say it is nothing Personal against ANY OF THE CANDIDATES but if You are FOR IT then when You are Voted in Then YOU Can Bring it back up to a Vote and Get the NEEDLE EXCHANGE put into Place and I do Not want my child to be affected by it and if YOU ARE FOR IT then I will work my Hardest to have the Citizens of Lawrence County to VOTE AGAINST YOU There is Nothing Personal about it. And If You are sick of hearing about the NEEDLE EXCHANGE then buy You some Ear Plugs because the Concerned Citizens Of Lawrence County are Very Concerned about this Subject We are Not Stupid If You ARE FOR IT then It gets Voted In when You Get into office.
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-3 #20 Come on 2018-04-09 20:43
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
[You are enabling drug addicts and creating more herion users by getting free needles...that is a fact. Statics show this to be true!! Don’t you have another plan for taking care of the drug epidemic besides handing out free needles? What is your thoughts of a place handing out drugs beside of a preschool downtown. Please don’t try to diminish the fact that it is another addictive drug that is handed to people that are already addicts. You didn’t answer that. Do you have any association with that clinic or any other drug treatment centers. You seem to have a very rude attitude when it comes to answering questions about the so called “Harm Reduction” program..which is a needle exchange program.

It’s NOT about enabling people, it’s about preventing the spread of deadly diseases. What part don’t you understand? Look at the cities that have dealt with this issue for decades, they HAVE NEEDLE EXCHANGE PROGRAMS. Google it.
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0 #19 Yvonne Davis 2018-04-09 14:12
[You are enabling drug addicts and creating more herion users by getting free needles...that is a fact. Statics show this to be true!! Don’t you have another plan for taking care of the drug epidemic besides handing out free needles? What is your thoughts of a place handing out drugs beside of a preschool downtown. Please don’t try to diminish the fact that it is another addictive drug that is handed to people that are already addicts. You didn’t answer that. Do you have any association with that clinic or any other drug treatment centers. You seem to have a very rude attitude when it comes to answering questions about the so called “Harm Reduction” program..which is a needle exchange program.
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+1 #18 Joe Dirt 2018-04-09 11:51
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
Charlie you are making big promises. First, you can’t do more than what you have money to do with.

Second, you can’t get manufacturing job etc into Lawrence County when the property owners has a monopoly on the good land along 23 and are not going to let it go. I know roads are a key for bringing in manufacturing jobs and that is along highway 23.
Third, you did not address the drug epidemic and how you plan to rid the county of it. You stated that you are for a needle exchange program even though the majority of the citizens of Lawrence County are against it.

You have not said other than give free needles out how you would handle the drug problem.
Fourth, you can’t throw people in jail for littering when those cells are needed for drug addicts and real criminals.
In my opinion you have not thought the problems of Lawrence County through and are like a lot of politicians just throwing out answers that you think voters won’t to hear. I think you need to give direct answers not vague ones.


I "wont" to hear people shut up about the needle exchange. What more could you expect from a politician? One that knows the science and statistics behind a program, knows it is a more viable solution than doing nothing, and still decides not to endorse it because it is not wanted by constituents? That is the definition of "for the people."
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+2 #17 Charlie J. France II 2018-04-08 23:03
Quoting Wise Old Man:
Mr. France I applaud you and your desire to do something to help Lawrence County. You have indeed covered some of the vital interest of the citizens such as jobs, road improvements etc. however I haven't seen any specific plans for raising the capital to do the things that you want to do. With the coal severance taxes being drastically reduced the county has suffered a reduction in income. I agree with Mr. Burton that new businesses should be given a tax break for at least two years. Five years would be more attractive to any business seriously considering moving to Lawrence County but there are other stumbling blocks such as "old money" not wanting any "new money" to come to the area. I have seen this in other counties in other parts of the country and until someone reels in the influence of those whom have made millions in Lawrence County and own acreage of prime property for business expansion, no amount of revenue will solve Lawrence County's economic development problems.


Thank you for your comment and my candidacy comes from the heart. I'll be the first to tell you I am against any further taxation of Lawrence Co. citizens, we're taxed to death as it is and more is coming from the state level. As I mentioned before if elected, I plan on conserving what money we do have and spending funds as wisely as possible and where it'll benefit the greatest number of people possible. Grants are out there for a number of different issues that I've covered and I really feel as though we could come away with more grants and funding then we have. We have got to market LC, we have to go and meet with companies, representatives , government officials, anyone or any group that can aid us. We have to go outside of our county to bring in new ventures. I'm ready to go to work for LC. -Charlie J. France II
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+1 #16 Charlie J. France II 2018-04-08 22:36
Now to address the Needle exchange that everyone can't get past. It was voted down, a single entity such as a County Judge can't implement such a program on their own, it's the courts decision and it was voted "NO" so it's not even a valid issue at this point. For me to be in favor of such a program, amendments would have to be made for me to buy into the program. If the needle exchange program aimed to help those who are addicted to seek recovery, help educate people on disease, prevent the spread of disease (HIV/AIDS, HEP C), and eliminate dirty needles being thrown about carelessly all over the county, I would be IN FAVOR of such a program or at the very least let us use the grant money that the Health Dept. obtained through federal grant to help combat all of these issues. Needles are being found across our county. Without the grant money that has been obtained ($20k) the program would not be possible as the county could not afford such a program. Without another form of funding or grant the program would die when it ran out of money. This money I might add will be spent elsewhere on a similar basis if not used by Lawrence Co. The County can't afford to keep addicts in jail and often times people who are addicted come out even better criminals than they were before. They steal anything and everything they can to get the drug but if they get help or perhaps a second chance then they can be transformed into tax paying, law abiding citizens who pay into the system versus taking from it. This notion comes to me by my faith and by the hope god gives to all of us. No one is perfect and we all sin in our own ways. Sin is sin. The drug epidemic will only get better if we make it so. We have the best first responders across the board hands down, we have treatment facilities that are absolutely making a huge difference on the war on drugs, and we have awesome non profits and church organizations that are making the difference as well. We must unite together to fix this
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+1 #15 Charlie J. France II 2018-04-08 21:51
To Yvonne Davis, First of all if your FOR a particular candidate or party other than myself and my party then just go ahead and say so. I haven't made ANY promises that I can't keep so please re-read my post and then give me a direct quote from my comment on which issue or "promise" you say I can't keep. I'm here to tell you and anyone else out there that has doubts about me, who I am, or what I stand for, that I'm a force to be reckoned with, I don't back down, I don't quit, and I'm not a puppet on a string that bends to the will others. I know who I am, I know who I serve, and I stand on the ethics and morals that my parents taught me as a child and what god has revealed to me through his teachings. Now, the county has money allocated every year to run on, you're gravely mistaken if you think there's no room for conservation, as I said I'm a conservative and I am conservative. Second you mention the property in Lawrence Co. is monopolized by a few and it is to a certain extent but there is land available, take for instance the land next to AEP. Things are already in the works (somewhat) to explore the possibility of developing a LC industrial park. We have empty buildings next to Browns food service that are county owned, we have land owned by the county that's also vacant. So getting industry in LC IS possible and if elected I said I would "do all that I could" to make it happen. Moving right along to the litter issues, I never once stated I intended on throwing anyone in jail for littering although if the law calls for it, so be it. I was thinking more along the lines of people paying fines and doing community service (picking up trash or even doing time at the recycling center). Are these answers direct enough, Yvonne? I can assure you I have thought things through and I'll be honest, I have much room for growth, everyone does. All things are possible and only the impossible is impossible in the minds of those who conceive impossibility. -Charlie J. France II
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0 #14 Amazing 2018-04-08 20:55
It amazes me when someone mentions statistics, science and facts regarding needle exchange programs working all over this country, and they get down voted, lol. You’re judgement or vote is based solely on YOUR OPINION instead of actually researching the FACTS and RESEARCH regarding needle exchange programs. It’s sad to see adults acting in this manner when the evidence is right in front of their face.
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-1 #13 SmarterthanU 2018-04-08 18:44
Quoting Yvonne Davis:
Charlie you are making big promises. First, you can’t do more than what you have money to do with.
Second, you can’t get manufacturing job etc into Lawrence County when the property owners has a monopoly on the good land along 23 and are not going to let it go. I know roads are a key for bringing in manufacturing jobs and that is along highway 23.
Third, you did not address the drug epidemic and how you plan to rid the county of it. You stated that you are for a needle exchange program even though the majority of the citizens of Lawrence County are against it.
You have not said other than give free needles out how you would handle the drug problem.
Fourth, you can’t throw people in jail for littering when those cells are needed for drug addicts and real criminals.
In my opinion you have not thought the problems of Lawrence County through and are like a lot of politicians just throwing out answers that you think voters won’t to hear. I think you need to give direct answers not vague ones.
Wow, how do you honestly expect a county judge to rid the county of a epidemic drug and disease problems. How has our county/city handled it so far? Our local politicians literally put statistics and science aside when it came to a clean needle exchange program. They voted THEIR opinion instead of researching and actually taking advice from EXPERTS, the old fashioned no research ignorance is sickening.
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-7 #12 Yvonne Davis 2018-04-08 13:45
Charlie you are making big promises. First, you can’t do more than what you have money to do with.
Second, you can’t get manufacturing job etc into Lawrence County when the property owners has a monopoly on the good land along 23 and are not going to let it go. I know roads are a key for bringing in manufacturing jobs and that is along highway 23.
Third, you did not address the drug epidemic and how you plan to rid the county of it. You stated that you are for a needle exchange program even though the majority of the citizens of Lawrence County are against it.
You have not said other than give free needles out how you would handle the drug problem.
Fourth, you can’t throw people in jail for littering when those cells are needed for drug addicts and real criminals.
In my opinion you have not thought the problems of Lawrence County through and are like a lot of politicians just throwing out answers that you think voters won’t to hear. I think you need to give direct answers not vague ones.
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-4 #11 Lisa 2018-04-08 13:31
He has said he is FOR the needle exchange program. He stated that in a discussion in 2018 Lawrence County Meet The Candidates Facebook page, under Mitch Castles comment. I would vote no just because of that and he is making big promises that can’t be kept. quote name="Voting Citizen"]


You have Not said anything about the Needle Exchange ARE YOU FOR IT or ARE YOU AGAINST IT? EVERYONE that is Running Needs to Answer This.
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