Public Education:

Education is incredibly important and we need to make sure we provide the best education available for all children. Schools used to be the heart of a community but with so much animosity between taxpayers and educators due to high property taxes, we have destroyed that. I want to see education as a priority, the role of educators elevated again …

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Marijuana Legalization:

A majority of Americans believe marijuana should be legalized for recreational use. I agree and would support efforts to make that happen here in Illinois as soon as possible. The state would benefit from this proposal in areas including increased tax revenue, job creation and reduction in arrests for minor violations.

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Equal Rights Amendment:

The time for Illinois to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is long overdue. There have been renewed efforts over the last few years but it always falls short. Unfortunately, we know equal rights are not guaranteed. We must have a written, legal declaration that gives women the equal rights they deserve and the clearly defined protections written into our constitution.

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