Issues

 Issues that Matter

  • Healthy CA, SB 562 Single-Payer healthcare that works because I care; a human right
  • Economic Stability including living wages, equity & union jobs in the public, private and non-profit sector investment made possible through common good education and government laws and policies for good jobs
  • Safe Roadway & Bridge Infrastructure best .12 cents citizens can pay to make roads and bridges and public infrastructure investments safe and in the public’s treasury and jobs your neighbor may have locally
  • Broadband to attract high tech young families, good jobs and companies to our rural communities and schools.
  • Sensible Sustainability Management of our Forests, Watershed, Ecosystems and Public Lands
  • Strong Community Public Education for all including PreK-College, career technical training and labor apprenticeships that lead to good jobs where people live and great programs for students of all ages and abilities from preschool to college
  • Elected Officials Who Listen and will Stop Dark Money and dollars in government from Oil Companies, Mining, Insurance Companies, Walmart, Tobacco, or charter school PACs
  • Community Restorative Justice needs safe communities and to significantly reform our criminal justice system and reconnect those who bravely serve in law enforcement with the communities that they protect
  • Reducing and Ending Homelessness and Poverty being poor should not be a crime of the individual but of a cold society or government that refuses to believe and function more fully in providing that  all people have a human right to shelter, food, water, a living wage and education.  Government should protect all people and create policies to ensure these rights.   We need Housing First policies and laws.
  • Safety in the Public’s  Interest from fires, natural disasters, gun violence and pollution
  • Law Enforcement that goes after corrupt officials, criminals and greedy unscrupulous corporations
  • Stop privatization of our Common Good public sector investments : schools, parks, police, fire, county and state services and our public lands of the USA
  • Work with Local and State Main Street Businesses and the Non-profits to ensure Community Education, Safety, Jobs and Health of a strong Local, State and Federal economy
  • Justice for All as no one is above the Law, everyone deserves to lives peacefully, free from racism and harms
  • Retirement Security & Protect our Promise of Medicare, Social Security with dignity for our Seniors
  • Build Sustainable & Affordable and Low-Income Housing (not sprawling developments) as well as create Rent Controls in areas with unreasonable rents , housing development with involvement of local people and accountability to our environmental and civil laws
  • Support Consumer Justice from debt collection, student loans, credit reporting, predatory lending, and identity theft and consumer scams, state policy and laws must address the most significant challenges, particularly with low-income and immigrants with language barriers
  • Provide Renewable Energy, Electric Car & Sustainable Clean Infrastructure throughout AD 5
  • Combat Climate Change and work with Scientists the world’s’ scientists have a consensus as well as all Countries in the Paris Climate Treaty, except the US, under President Trump, regarding our warming planet and the impacts with carbon pollution growing past safe levels; we must reduce carbon pollution outputs and adapt with cleaner energy systems.
  • Fair Tax Structure and development of a State Bank of California California needs to be a strong counter to Federal Budget Cuts and current Tax plan  because of California’s status as the 6th largest economy.  We need public works jobs with repair of water infrastructure including: repair of older dams, canals and increase in ground water storage, clean water for everyone and these types of projects could be funded through a state bank.