Either of the two men likely to represent the 21st District come January is already well off and is probably fond of telling us they don't need the money and are in the race for other reasons.
Matt Doheny is the most wealthy and Rep. Bill Owens is about what you would expect in wealth from a law career at Plattsburgh's most prestigious law firm.
Will Voters Trust a Candidate Who Isn't Rich ?Kellie Green hasn't made her disclosure public as her treasurer is on vacation.
Representing the district properly is hard work, so I have no problem with a candidate who says he or she will work hard to earn the pay. Money is and should be a motivator.
Candidates who say they don't need the money or aren't in it for the money are forgetting why all of us get out of bed in the morning and go to work or run our business.
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