With your help I want to serve as your voice for common sense at the Capitol," Kerr said in a speech to supporters. "Those of you who have worked with me at the county know I am passionate about government putting *needs* before *wants*. Each and every one of us manages our family budget, and our government has to learn the same discipline we use every day.
Government has to be responsive and open to voters. In Pulaski County, some public officials have lost the trust of voters. The only way to regain that trust is by being trustworthy: to have a government with high ethical standards, transparency, and common sense. The work that I have done to establish audits for county government is only the beginning of the work that I plan to do: to demand, by means of integrity and openness, that we have a government as good as the people we serve