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As a wife, mother, and lawyer who has lived more than three decades on Chicago’s South Side, I share the same concerns as my neighbors in South Chicago, South Shore, East Side, Woodlawn, Hyde Park, and Kenwood – about jobs, the environment, schools, and opportunities for our children. I am asking for your vote to represent the 25th District in Springfield so that I can provide the active, dedicated, and focused leadership we need to turn our hopes and dreams into reality. 

AS YOUR STATE REPRESENTATIVE, I WILL WORK ON ACHIEVING THE FOLLOWING:

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

REVAMP OUR CRIMINAL CODE

OPPOSE FOR-PROFIT PRISONS

END CASH BAIL

REVENUE

SUPPORT PROGRESSIVE INCOME TAX

CLOSE LOOPHOLES THAT ALLOW INDIVIDUALS AND CORPORATIONS TO AVOID TAXATION

 JOBS

REQUIRE CORPORATIONS TO INCREASE NUMBER OF FULL-TIME WORKERS

$15 MINIMUM WAGE

OTHER ISSUES

LEGALIZE MARIJUANA FOR PRIVATE USE

EDUCATION

FOCUS ON EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

STOP THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

ENVIRONMENT

OPPOSE ANY ATTEMPTS TO PRIVATIZE OUR WATER SYSTEM

SUPPORT PARIS CLIMATE DEAL AT A STATE LEVEL

KEEP OUR CHILDREN SAFE FROM MANGANESE