while publisher and editor of the South Bend Journal, purportedly referred to the Pacific County courthouse as the "gilded palace of needless extravagance."
I'm confident that if he were with us today F. A. would withdraw his criticism solely because of County Commissioner Lisa Ayers and her prudent budget management expertise.
It has been years, if ever, that we've had a commissioner with Lisa's comprehensive grasp of our county's complicated budget. Lisa guided our county budget through the most challenging economic environment since the Great Depression, and she did it with minimal reduction in critical services. Lisa is a devoted non-partisan public servant. Let's re-elect this highly talented lady!