Tuition-Free College

Providing quality education nationwide is an investment in our future that we must be committed to. I support creating tuition-free public colleges, so everyone can have the opportunity to pursue higher education. Cost should not hold back any person from achieving their dreams or earning a living. If students decide to pursue a college education then they are caught between burdening their families or being…

Jobs & Raising the Minimum Wage

I support an increase to the federal minimum wage by increasing it to $10 nationwide. People who work full-time jobs should not have to struggle to support their families. Accomplishing this would make progress towards shrinking the inequality gap in our society. Wages have failed to keep pace with increases in costs and productivity in this country. This stagnation makes it difficult for working-class Hoosiers…

Combating the Opiod Crisis

Indiana‚Äôs 6th District contains some of the most at-risk counties in Indiana for opioid overdose. I will hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for their targeting of physicians in an effort to profit by selling an unnecessary amount of addictive prescription opioids by supporting lawsuits that have been brought against them from the state of Indiana. Though the number of opioids circulating in the country has been…

Healthcare Access

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) (2010) led to more than 23 million people gaining health coverage in the United States. With the recent efforts of the Republican party to repeal the ACA there is now an even greater urgency to create a more expansive approach to healthcare. While passing the ACA was a monumental feat, I believe that it can be improved upon. Currently, Indiana…