ON THE ISSUES

 

Public Health & Health Care

  • Responding to COVID-19

  • Leading on infectious disease prevention

  • Combating the opioid epidemic

  • Affirming that mental health is an essential aspect of health

  • Advocating for universal access to quality and affordable health care

  • Funding healthy relationships education programming for young people​

Transparent & Accountable Government

  • Transparent & Accountable Government​

  • Shedding light on the Legislature

  • Speaking up, standing up (for roll calls)

  • Publishing voting records

  • Promoting culturally competent census awareness and implementation

  • Improving government information management, privacy, and security

Voting Access & Election Reform

  • Demanding free, fair, open, and safely accessible elections

  • Pushing for, leading on, and passing vote by mail

  • Fighting to change our last-in-the-nation state primary date

  • Advocating for ranked choice voting

  • Calling for comprehensive upgrades to voter rolls and voting systems

  • Fixing automatic voter registration

Education

  • Centering teachers, students, and parents in discussions on public education

  • Advocating for full funding and implementation of the Student Opportunity Act

  • Supporting 21st Century curriculum

  • Getting students and teachers the resources and tools they need to succeed

Reproductive Justice

  • Fighting to license certified professional midwives

  • Advancing reproductive freedom and choice

  • Championing racial equity in maternal health

  • Advocating for maternal mental health care 

Civil Rights & Equity for All​​

  • Ensuring the safety, dignity, and civil rights of people experiencing homelessness

  • Combatting weight stigma and body size discrimination 

  • Working to thwart workplace sexual harassment 

  • Fighting to pass the Safe Communities Act and advance immigrant rights

  • Advancing civil rights for the LGBTQ+ community

  • Pushing for stronger data privacy and security

Jobs & Economy

  • Supporting our unions

  • Advocating for revenue that uplifts workers and families

  • Fighting for the Fair Share Amendment

  • Assisting Small Business Owners

Climate Change & Environmental Justice

  • Passing the Next Generation Climate Package

  • Addressing carbon emissions from existing large buildings

  • Working toward 100% renewable energy

  • Creating a statewide car seat recycling program

  • Supporting green energy conversion and job creation

Childcare

  • Fighting to recognize childcare as necessary infrastructure

  • Establishing universal publicly-funded pre-kindergarten

  • Advocating for publicly-funded full-day kindergarten

Racial Justice

  • Recognizing and responding to injustice

  • Supporting the Reform, Shift, & Build Act

  • Implementing the Ten Point Plan

Public Transportation

  • Improving infrastructure to generate reliability

  • Expanding services to increase access for riders

  • Safeguarding reduced fares

Gun Violence Prevention

  • Analyzing gun usage data 

  • Requiring live firearm training

  • Prohibiting bulk firearm purchasing

  • Restricting access to firearms for domestic violence aggressors

     

KEY LEGISLATION

  • S.419, An Act to promote good democracy in primary elections
     

  • S.1332, An Act relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety
     

  • S.1334, An Act to reduce racial disparities in maternal health
     

  • S.2359, An Act promoting community immunity
     

  • S.2011, An Act establishing building energy performance standards
     

  • S.75, An Act providing for diaper changing stations in public buildings and accommodations
     

  • S.76, An Act relative to the safety, dignity, and civil rights of persons experiencing homelessness; S.816, An Act providing a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness
     

  • S.1012, An Act making discrimination on the basis of height and weight unlawful
     

  • S.1013, An Act to promote efficiency in co-parent adoptions
     

  • S.1335, An Act advancing the health of pregnant persons

 
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