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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Gun Reform & Public Safety

As state senator, Mary will champion gun reform through common sense safety measures and stand up to lawmakers who resist these needed efforts. She would support laws to restrict illegals guns from coming into the state, stricter background checks and licensing processes, and the ability of family members to remove guns from individuals deemed dangerous.

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