Candidate Statement: Larry Anderson for Town Council

A choice for change in Little Compton

This article first appeared in the Sakonnet Times on September 27, 2018
As a candidate for Little Compton Town Council, I join four capable town residents on the first five-person Democratic slate to challenge for these positions since 2002. Four of our five Republican opponents have served continuously on the council since 2004. Over the course of six elections, only six Democratic and independent candidates in total have challenged these incumbents.
   For the civic health of our community, I believe that town voters should have meaningful choices for these important positions - choices that reflect the diversity of opinions, backgrounds, and skills represented in Little Compton. With my fellow candidates, I hope to bring fresh perspectives to town government, encompassing fair treatment for all, respect for the town's heritage, protection of natural reources, and efficient management of town operations. The goal is to preserve the community attributes Little Compton residents cherish, while preparing the town for the intensifying challenges of the future.
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Climate Change links from Senator Whitehouse

Our members are constantly engaged with our state and national representatives, and occasionally we come across messages that we think are relevant to the entire Little Compton community. The single international issue of the day that will have the most direct impact on the property values, ecology, and coastline of our town is climate change, and the single Senator doing the most to address the problem is Sheldon Whitehouse, RI-D.

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