On the Issues

On the Issues

Education.
EDUCATION AND COLLEGE ACCESSIBILITY ARE KEYS TO THE FUTURE

I have a history of fighting for schools, aiding pre-schools, and creating programs for young people.

Even before I entered public service, bettering the lives of young people has been a passion of mine. If I’m elected, I’ll focus on Education and College Accessibility because they are the foundation of our future. Today, too many schools are struggling, and we are burdening our young people with too much debt.

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Health Care.
HEALTH CARE AND WOMEN’S HEALTH ARE UNDER ATTACK. I’LL STAND STRONG FOR THEM.

Tea Party Republicans are out of control. Beholden to special interests, they are have targeted President Obama’s modest Affordable Care Act, and now they’ve declared war on women, especially Planned Parenthood. I strongly support the president’s first step towards common sense heath care reform.

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Jobs.
JOBS AND GROWING THE ECONOMY ARE MY TOP PRIORITY.

I have a record of creating jobs and growing the economy that I’ll stack against anyone’s.

Panasonic: not too long ago, the idea that Panasonic would move its North American headquarters to downtown Newark would have been laughed at. Yet, even when the deal was nearly falling apart, I stayed on the project and the cranes on the street today prove we got it done. Panasonic alone will provide 1000 permanent, good-paying jobs, and their presence will have a ripple effect on the economy.

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Seniors.
I WILL NEVER COMPROMISE ONE DIME ON SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE.

Extremist Republicans in Congress also have declared war on Seniors, using the Jobs Crisis and the down economy, both of which President Obama inherited for George W. Bush, as a ruse to pursue their long-planned goals to end both Social Secuity and Medicare and replace them with privatized coupons. I will fight to not only maintain the integrity of both systems, but I intend to find ways to expand both systems.