Author: Rick McKinney

Response to Fred Swift’s column against county council

Here’s a recent letter to the editor I submitted to the Hamilton County Reporter. This letter appeared in their December 7, 2016, edition: As a 20 year incumbent County Council member who was re-elected to another 4 year term, it

Thank you to Hamilton County voters

I am once again grateful the voters of Hamilton County have chosen me to represent them on the Hamilton County Council for the next four years; I will maintain my focus on being the taxpayer’s advocate and prioritizing spending on

Statement on Jeff Hern Charges

Here’s the full press release of my statement on the filing of misdemeanor theft charges against my opponent Jeff Hern: On Thursday October 27, Jeff Hern was formally charged with a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief for the theft of

Republican Dinner Speech

Here’s the full text of a speech I delivered at the Hamilton County Republican dinner in late September. My name is Rick McKinney and I am a current County Council member, serving At-Large. I was very honored to have received the

Supporting smart corrections policies

I believe in fiscal conservatism and smart corrections policies. We shouldn’t spend $2 million a year to house a handful of juvenile inmates. The vastly underused juvenile facility should be converted to accommodate adults, especially when we have an immediate

Thank you, Hamilton County!

I’d like to issue a huge thank you to the voters of Hamilton County today! I am deeply appreciative and humbled by the support I received in today’s Republican primary and I look forward to the general election in November.

Campaign ad: Defending taxpayers

Just released my campaign video ad — highlighting my defense of the Hamilton County taxpayer. Unlike challengers, I am NOT backed by special interests and I do not support their pet projects. Please watch and share! Also available on YouTube:

RTV6 segment on sign thefts

          Liz Adeola at WRTV6 reports on the sign thefts: “We’re two weeks out from the election and I think it’s, this type of desperation that hopefully voters will see it for what it is and

Statement on campaign sign thefts

Here’s the full press release of my statement on recent campaign sign thefts: Over the past several days, many of my campaign signs ­- worth nearly $1000 -­ have gone missing. After confirming with the city of Fishers that the

Campaign sign thefts

Unfortunately, several of my campaign signs have been stolen recently. Although we don’t yet know who’s responsible, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation and I’m confident the perpetrator will be discovered. These dirty tricks have no place

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