Robert Pu

McLoughlin: a voice of reason and a calming presence

Last year I wrote a letter in support of Elizabeth McLoughlin for a one-year seat on the Brattleboro Selectboard. This year I am pleased to be writing a similar letter in support of her candidacy for a three-year seat on the board.

During her first year on the Board, Liz voted for the 1-percent local-option sales tax at Representative Town Meeting, voted for the rental inspection program, and supported all four collective bargaining agreements with town employees (union and non-union), among other actions.

Liz has been a voice of reason and a calming presence on the board, which has grappled with some vexing issues that have challenged the business community and citizens of Brattleboro and Windham County.

I strongly support Liz for the three-year seat on the Selectboard.

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McLoughlin: Prepared for duties of Selectboard

I write in support of Elizabeth McLoughlin for one of the two one-year seats on the Brattleboro Selectboard. I first met Liz in the fall of 2007 shortly after she and her family moved to town. Her daughter Mary was in many of the same classes as my son...

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