To the Editor:
I will vote to re-elect Jane Kitchel to represent my district in
November. The most important reason for my support is that she is
highly qualified and very effective. The problems in New Orleans
after hurricane Katrina show that government service is not a frivolous
little game for those on an ego trip. Too much is at stake.
Senator Kitchel was a dedicated public servant long before she ran
for elected office. She worked her way up through the ranks of state
government to become Secretary of the Agency of Human Services.
In that important position, she gained great respect and earned
a reputation for integrity, hard work and dedication. She is compassionate
and yet sensible.
When I had a problem with the bureaucracy, Senator Kitchel was among
those who helped. She didn't know if I was a Democrat or a Republican.
All she cared about was that I was a constituent with a legitimate
Instead of noisy rhetoric, Senator Kitchel gets things done with
quiet, competent, persuasion. She knows who to call and how to get
I learned that in Montpelier, being right on an issue is not enough
to prevail. We need someone on our side that is well respected,
highly qualified and influential.
That person is Senator Kitchel.