The COVID-19 pandemic and the opioid epidemic have cemented my resolve to ensure that healthcare is within reach of every single resident of our communities and in the State of Connecticut.
The education of our children needs to be equitable and rigorous for all students, regardless of where they live or what personal obstacles they may have to overcome to learn and thrive.
That our vocational preparation is failing to reach the students that need it the most. We need a pipeline to apprenticeship for non-college bound
I will fight to ensure all workers, male, female, LBGTQ and minorities are treated equally and alike and that they receive a living wage for their honest time and labor people.
We need strong unions and easy access to union representation for all workers.
Finally, I believe indisputably that black lives do matter. I steadfastly and unequivocally support our public safety officers and the good work they do every day, often without thanks, but we can no longer tolerate the undeniably disproportionate impact of law enforcement on communities and citizens of color. I will fight for racial equality and help bring an end systemic racism.