Mag dianne colemanCandidate Dianne Coleman HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/10/14) — Dianne Coleman – Magisterial District 3 Republican.

Rita Dukes Smith: What are your top priorities if you are re-elected/elected for the position of magistrate?

Dianne Coleman: People deserve to be heard and served. They deserve safe, strong roads and I believe Hopkins County needs good fiscal management without raising taxes.

RDS: What are the primary issues facing your district; and, what can you do as a magistrate to deal with them?

DC: Brown Road sidewalk project, safe, strong roads, tax relief. I will support district three projects including paving.

RDS: Do you believe that county dollars and resources are being spent and used wisely?

DC: We can do better. As the wife of a small business owner and former small business owner, it’s important to keep cost under control and to properly plan for annual expenses.

RDS: What are the primary issues facing the county as a whole; and, what can you do as magistrate to deal with them?

DC: Creating quality jobs, building strong roads for our citizens including the agriculture community. I will always vote to support these issues.

RDS: What are your qualities or attributes that would benefit Hopkins County?

DC: Hopkins County native, daughter of a coal miner, graduate of the economic development institute, worked in economic development for 8 years, owned a small business that required payroll taxes and meeting a payroll. I’m a great listener and have the passion and energy to serve people.

RDS: If elected/re-elected, on what does the county need to spend more money?

DC: I reject the idea that increasing spending always solves the problems; however, our priorities should be properly funded.

RDS: If elected/re-elected, where would you like to make spending cuts?

DC: Insurance premium tax should be cut.

RDS: How many hours per week will you dedicate to being a magistrate? What will you be doing during that time?

DC: I will be available to serve my constituents at all reasonable times.

RDS: Under what circumstances would you vote to increase tax rates?

DC: I cannot create a hypothesis that would cause me to raise taxes. I will not vote for a tax increase while serving as magistrate.

RDS: Why should voters vote for you instead of your opponent(s)?

DC: My opponent is a delightful person and I know we will have a positive race. I am a conservative. My husband and I (as small business owners) know firsthand about tough economic times. I will vote to lower the insurance premium tax. I will hold fiscal court accountable.

Rita Dukes Smith
SurfKY News Director

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 6098

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3823

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3618

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3598

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2737

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16514

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15474

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 01, 2015 2393

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2252

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1706

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1224

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1061

One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over Accident

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 821

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 820

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 804

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 733

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News