“We had a tour before the first primary, then with our second primary and talked about a broad range of issues,” he said. “This tour is more specific -- it’s more about economic development, job creation, business growth for the state – reaching business owners, development officials, and leaders of commerce, about their needs and concerns for the economy. This is what is needed to really spur growth in each county or region, and we think that is a role that executive leadership in government can take on.”
“We’ve been to a lot of Victory offices across the state, and this may be the most effective and attractive I’ve seen. It’s a unique risk to take, being in a mall, and there has been a lot of walk-in traffic, which is very interesting, the phone banks are full, and there are over a dozen volunteers out canvassing the neighborhoods,” he noted.