District 14 Candidate: Maxine King, Democrat

Maxine King, City County Council candidate, District 14, Democrat

1.What do you offer as a candidate?

First, as a practicing family attorney and former Small

Claims Court Judge, I have the training and experience to advocate on behalf of

my constituents.Secondly, I have

the training and experience to listen to both sides of an issue and make an

informed decision based upon the evidence presented.Lastly, I have the courage to make decisions that are in the

best interests of the residents.


does your district need most from the City Council?

Sustainable neighborhood and economic redevelopment


3.What's your opinion of the 2012 budget proposed by the


There should no

cuts in public transportation.The

working poor depend on public transportation.Public transportation is a necessity and not an option for

most of its riders.

4.What is your position on a comprehensive smoking ban?

I support a

comprehensive smoking ban.Research shows that third-hand smoke poses a health threat to babies and


5.Do you think the city needs more police officers?

Yes, we must reduce

crime in all areas in an effort to

improve public safety, protect existing and attract new residents to Marion


6.Do you support increased funding for public transit?


7. Do you think

the streets and sidewalks in your district are in good shape?

No, there are some

communities within District 14 that do not have sidewalks.

8. Name one

project that would most benefit your district.


Development Corporations (CDC's) redevelopment initiatives with business

opportunities for persons of color and women contractors.

9, What question

do you wish we'd asked?

[No Response]


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