There are a number of critical issues facing our area and our state right now, everything from health care and prescription drug costs to education, from the state budget to the environment.
*Supporting Our Schools
Local elementary schoolchildren recently visited Rep. Atkins at the Capitol
*Controlling Health Care Costs
Joe believes doctors and patients should be making important health care decisions, not HMO's
*The State Budget
*The Stadium Issue
*Preserving Open Space, Ponds and Woodlands