"The board hired me with many challenges, but this was one of the main challenges, so as the superintendent of schools, I had to figure out a way to work with people whether it be citizens, teachers, custodians, board members and beyond to see what strategies we could put in place to fix this budget. the end game was in 2006, we had $1.6 million in savings."
Other issues heâ??s passionate about economic development and increasing financial support for mental health services.
We spoke with his democratic opponent Steve Siegel on Monday. The two are both vying to run against current first-term republican State Senator Mark Chelgren.