Do you ever write to your elected officials? Do they ever write back? Sen. Dean Heller does: Dear Dr. Green, Knowing your interest in jobs and the current state of the economy, I wanted to inform you of my continued efforts to create new employment opportunities for Nevadans. That’s interesting—an unsolicited letter from a U.S. senator. Could he be up for election this year? And how can a government official create new employment opportunities? Government, congressional Republicans tell us, doesn’t create jobs. But that isn’t what Heller said. Read on.