JUSTICE FOR ALL

As a woman who has been the object of discrimination and prejudice, I have been and will continue to be an advocate for all people. As a longtime Christian and having been a pastor’s kid and a pastor’s wife, I have the right to my personal views that are my own spiritual beliefs (as is the American way). But I …

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INFRASTRUCTURE

In 2007, a major bridge in Minnesota collapsed in a devastating tragedy that killed 13 people and injuring 145, many of them seriously. Although President Obama addressed the need for immediate attention to our crumbling infrastructure, decade later, our roads and highways are still heavily in need of repair. Our nation needs to address this problem soon. Unemployment rates of …

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HONESTY AND INTEGRITY

I’m not a perfect person and neither will I be a perfect candidate or Congresswoman. But I will strive for honesty and integrity when representing my constituents and in all of my dealings in government. I’m not a politician – I’ve never run for anything, ever. I’m a wife of 21 years to one man, I have 4 children and …

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JOBS

We need to begin asking ourselves why hard-working people must work 2 and 3 jobs just to have a house, a car and a few kids. This is truly not a hard issue. Raise the minimum wage and allow good folks right here in America to keep those jobs! I’m no fan of Donald Trump, but one thing he is …

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EDUCATION

It’s insane that my husband and I went to school in the early 90’s and are just now paying off his loans and still working on mine. We didn’t go to Harvard or Yale, yet we owed over $50,000 each for bachelors and masters degrees. I believe every American should be able to go to a community coll he for …

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OBAMACARE

It really does need fixed. I believe in Universal Healthcare for 23 million and I am beyond proud that the first African -American President was able to get it passed, but premiums are too high, there needs to be greater access because companies are opting out, its messing with Medicaid programs…. Issues, yes. But let’s not throw the baby out …

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