As an educator, I believe our kids deserve the best education from preschool to college. We must do a better job of preparing our students for the workforce and higher education. I will fight for greater investments in public education, including pre-K and job training programs. I will be a strong advocate for our kids. Read more


Everyone should have access to a job that pays them well and expands their skills. I will lead efforts to bring new jobs to the 30th AD by expanding existing job-creation programs and investing in the infrastructure improvements that will attract new business to our area. By expanding high speed internet access throughout the district, we'll be able to attract clean energy and tech jobs and improve the competitiveness of existing businesses. Read more

Health Care

I believe in universal healthcare because everyone should be able to see a doctor when they need one. No one should be forced to choose between paying for food or rent and taking a sick child to the doctor. In the Assembly, I will work hard to ensure that California leads the way in expanding public access to high-quality healthcare. Read more

Roads and Transportation

Our roads are in desperate need of maintenance. Traffic congestion is a daily headache for many residents of the 30th AD. To protect our quality of life and reduce pollution, we need urgent solutions to our transportation problems. I’ll work with community leaders and my colleagues in Sacramento to secure additional funding for our district and speed up the pace of much-needed maintenance and repairs. We must think creatively about long-term solutions, including increased investments in public transportation. Read more


As residents of the 30th AD, we live in one of the most beautiful and diverse natural environments in the United States.  In the Assembly, I will be an advocate for renewable energy and strong environmental protections. Read more


I will protect our water and our local farms.  I have lived in a farming community my entire life and understand the importance of agriculture to our region. I will stand up for our farmers, who are the backbone of our local economy. I will also fight to protect our water during these years of extreme draught. Read more


Astronomical housing costs have made the dream of home ownership unaffordable for many residents of the 30th AD, and costs are rising every year. California must develop more affordable housing while preserving and rehabilitating our current supply.  I strongly support increased housing density where appropriate. Higher density results in more affordable housing, creates a smaller footprint, and makes provision of public services more efficient. Read more

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