Candidates for several Lake area offices taking to the debate stage on Wednesday night during the KRMS candidate forum.
For the topic of raising revenues in Camden County, current 1st district commissioner Beverly Thomas suggests a new tax.
Candidate James Gohagan who is running against Thomas in the upcoming election disagrees.
Candidates for the Camden County Commission’s 2nd district had different opinions on how to raise revenues for the community, including a tourism tax by current commissioner Don Williams.
Nathan Rinne who’s running against Williams think’s that idea will hurt lake residents.
Candidate Patrick Cochran is also running for the position, he says the lake needs more jobs, not taxes.
There are five people running for the 124th district as state representative replacing outgoing politician Rocky Miller.
For the topic of a casino coming to the lake, ideas varied…with many supporting some sort of Government control.
Benny Earl Thomas says…
Luke Hagedorn says…
Lisa Thomas says…
Duell Wayne Lauderdale says..
And Bernie Mowinski says..
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