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— Brian L. Maryott, San Juan Capistrano 

Life in the 49th Congressional District is good.  Our economy is strong, unemployment is low, and businesses are flourishing. That means more people are working, and enjoying and enhancing our local economy.  Our high school and college graduates are seeing better opportunities and a brighter future.

Diane Harkey has lived in this district for over 30 years, serving in elected office for over 15 years. She understands our issues, and has helped our district evolve over time into the strong cities and communities they are today.

But, we are all at risk of losing what we hold dear.  The Democrat’s agenda would limit all of us to a government run healthcare system, and one estimated to cost $32 trillion! Sadly, they mock the middle class tax relief, and relief for our employers and entrepreneurs. A democrat-majority Congress would have us facing oppressive taxes and regulations that we simply can’t afford.

Diane Harkey has a sensible and realistic approach to solving so many of the issues we face, and will work across the aisle as she always has done, to get our District and Southern California the federal funding and programs that we need.  She has not shied away from tackling some of our biggest problems: expediting the removal of spent fuel at San Onofre; improving access to mental health services for our veterans and our families; and keeping taxes in check so we all can afford to live in this district we love.  Her opponent offers no relevant experience, just personal attacks and divisive rhetoric.

At this hopeful but anxious time in our country’s history, we need real experience, practical solutions and a plan. We need Diane Harkey for Congress, 49th District.

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