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Friday, February 27, 2009

20th Congressional
District update

While Democrat Scott Murphy continues to discuss the importance of rebuilding the economy in Upstate New York, Republican Jim Tedisco continues to avoid answering the tough questions. He still hasn’t told voters how he would’ve voted on President Obama’s recovery package.

Scott wrote a blog post this week calling on Tedisco to take a stand.

Scott Murphy, 39, is literally in the business of creating jobs.Saving and creating jobs, growing small businesses, and finding new ways to tackle old problems - these are the things Scott has done successfully for more than 15 years.
While professional politicians just talk about the need to create jobs, Scott has first-hand experience actually creating them. He's built successful companies, helped create over 1,000 jobs, and worked to make small businesses the economic engines of their communities.Scott believes that strong families form the cornerstone of strong communities. Born in Missouri, Scott's father was a postal worker and his mother was a teacher. They worked hard and sacrificed to give their kids better opportunities than they had. Scott and his wife Jen Hogan get together with her 57 immediate family members nearly every week for Sunday dinner.Scott's been blessed to live the American dream. After graduating from Harvard, Scott became a high-tech entrepreneur. He founded Small World Software, later sold to iXL.
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