Issues

Providing a Great Public Education  

A child’s zip code should never dictate the quality of education they receive. A good education is the first step in the American Dream for our children. I pledge to fight any and all attempts to...

Improving Health Care

I believe that everyone should have access to good health care. That’s why I strongly opposed the heartless bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), raise premiums and take coverage away from...

Growing the Economy for Businesses and Workers

In order for our region to thrive we must build a diverse economy that strengthens the middle class by focusing on manufacturing and technology, small business creation, agriculture, education and...

The Opioid Epidemic

America has an addiction crisis. These deaths now kill more Americans than car accidents. Addiction affects families that are affluent and poor, Republican and Democrat, and young and old. This...

Changing our Broken Campaign Finance Laws

America should be run for the people and by the people. But, with how expensive campaigns are becoming, citizens are finding it harder and harder to run for office—at all levels. In order for our...

Standing Up for Women

Were it not for strong women in my life, I would not be where I am today. I’m appalled at the attacks from Washington politicians on women. Let me be clear: I am against cuts to Planned Parenthood...

Protecting Social Security and Medicare

Social Security and Medicare are earned benefits, a promise that older adults paid into during their lifetimes. There are some politicians in Washington who want to privatize Social Security and...

Preserve and Defend our Environment

Protecting our environment should not be a partisan issue. Scientists all agree that climate change is real, and we are already seeing its devastating impact. I believe that elected officials must...

National Security and Veterans

The fundamental purpose of our government is to protect its citizens. Our soldiers and veterans deserve our thanks and are entitled to the benefits they earned while defending our country. The...