Below is a letter to the editor to the Sun Herald from Southern District Commissioner Wayne Brown in response to the Sun Herald's MDOT Road Trip package:
Letter to the EditorJanuary 15, 2009
I am writing in reference to your article “Sun Herald investigation: “Officials travel the world on taxpayers’ dollars” that appeared in today’s paper (January 15, 2009).Each morning as Transportation Commissioner, I have a choice. I can:
Never miss a local story.
1. Sit on the porch and have no expenses.
2. Go out in the field and work for the people that elected me and have expenses.
Wayne BrownSouthern District Transportation Commissioner