A critical decision before the 2017 Legislature will be to amply fund basic K-12 education (McLeary court case). We must fulfill our constitutional duty. Fighting for quality education, affordable college tuition and workforce development partnerships at local colleges has always been a priority of mine.
While contentious politics got in the way, I still believe the I-5 bridge replacement is the single most important need our community faces. I will not give up until together, we can find a path forward for replacement of the antiquated Interstate.
I championed a bill to cut through red tape to allow citizens to seek affordable housing options and stay in their homes. I sponsored legislation to protect renters from unfair short-notice evictions that can have devastating impacts on children and families.