CONFRONT CLIMATE CHANGE
I’ve spent my career fighting for clean energy and clean air.
We have the technology and money to address climate change right now
What’s missing is cooperation
The way forward isn’t about tearing each other down, driving up costs or harming our homegrown industries but about implementing cleaner, better ways of doing business and building a strong economy for the next generation and beyond. We owe it to our kids.
HEALTH CARE FOR ALL
Everyone deserves affordable health care. Changing jobs, starting your own business or turning 27 shouldn’t mean losing your health insurance. And we know that when we and our neighbors don’t have access to health care we all pay more over time. No one should have to:
skip needed appointments, or
wonder whether their child is sick enough to go to the doctor and pay their deductible.
When my mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she was already enrolled in Medicare with supplemental insurance. Knowing she was fully insured made watching her fight cancer less terrible. We need a high-quality, affordable public option for every family and every Coloradan.
Out of control medical costs should not lead to evictions and bankruptcies. And corporate profits should not trump caring for the sick and dying.
I know what it’s like to struggle to make ends meet. Access to affordable housing is the basis for all other opportunities, and I’m committed to expanding affordable housing options.
I will expand transportation choices and decrease our reliance on fossil fuels. With a degree in urban planning, I am qualified to transition our state to sustainable transportation options. In addition to transitioning to electric vehicles, it should be convenient and affordable to get around by bus, train, bike and foot.
REBUILD THE MIDDLE CLASS
Escalating housing prices, crippling student loan debt, increasing inequality, and expensive childcare are just a few of the reasons the middle class is disappearing. I will fight for well-paying jobs, and partner with employers to give families a chance to get ahead.
PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS
D.C. and the courts are attacking fundamental rights. In times like these, the protections afforded by states matter more than ever. As your representative, I will fight to preserve and advance human rights for all Coloradans