Healthcare

More than 56,000 people in our district did not have health insurance in 2017. Those of us lucky enough to have health insurance struggle with monthly payments and emergency costs, even when we’re healthy. When we get sick, insurance companies do whatever they can to profit off our illness. We Read more…

Environment

Climate change caused mainly by greenhouse gas emissions released by burning fossils fuels threatens the safety of our planet. Southwest Washington is already feeling the effects of a warmer climate: hotter summers, wetter winters, low snowpack, severe droughts, wildfires, salmon die-offs, and toxic algae blooms. Climate change is a danger Read more…

Broadband Internet

In order to bridge the digital divide we must make bringing high-speed internet to all parts of SW Washington a high priority. By putting the global marketplace in the pockets of all citizens, we can bring untold economic opportunities.

Anti-Corruption

Little more than a decade ago, Wall Street greed and government inaction caused the worst economic slowdown since the Great Depression. Unemployment rates in Southwest Washington doubled. Neighborhoods were decimated by foreclosure. And now? Banks are bigger and more powerful than they ever were, homeownership rates have fallen, and income Read more…