Archives: Project

  • August 11, 2020

Protecting Our Community Values

American values of fairness, integrity, and inclusiveness have come under attack by extremists, in Illinois and nationwide. When political extremism undermines common-sense plans that help our community, I will stand up for the hometown values that matter most.

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  • August 11, 2020

Education

Public education is the cornerstone of our communities. Every child should have access to quality education. I support strengthening our public schools by securing critical funding, retaining highly qualified teachers, and investing in our children’s futures. I am proud to be endorsed by the Lake County Federation of Teachers, Illinois Retired Teachers, the Stand for Children organization, and the Illinois…

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  • August 11, 2020

Healthcare

For too long, the price of Healthcare has continued to increase while takehome pay has remained stagnant. While the Affordable Care Act made progress, there is still much-needed legislation at the state level that would safeguard our families. As a legislator, I am proud to have voted for price controls that limit the cost of Insulin to $100 per 30-day…

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  • August 11, 2020

Taxes

A state budget must reflect our values and priorities. Working families and seniors are feeling the pressure of high property taxes. I will fight for a fair tax that gives relief to all and ensure everyone pays their fair share. As a legislator, I was proud to sponsor the tax exemption bill for veterans with disabilities and to vote no…

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  • August 11, 2020

Common-Sense Gun Legislation

I was inspired by the Parkland high school students who lead the charge for common-sense gun legislation in 2018. I could not idly stand by as our children and families’ lives were endangered by gun violence. Common-sense gun safety legislation is vital to protect our children and communities from the trauma of mass shootings and gun violence. This includes supporting…

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  • August 11, 2020

Women’s Rights

I am a champion of women’s rights. I believe every woman has the right to make her own decisions about her body and health care. As a legislator, I co-sponsored bills to test every rape kit and clear the backlog that has allowed violent predators to escape justice. I stood up for survivors by investing in domestic violence shelters, mental…

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  • August 11, 2020

Environment

Climate change threatens all of humanity. A brighter future is a greener future. I support investing in clean energy programs and jobs that reduce the reliance on fossil fuels. We must protect our air, land, and water to ensure that our future generations will have a sustainable planet. As a legislator, I consistently defend our environment and I was proud…

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