|Profession||Retired school teacher, firefighter, and US Military|
|Present Employer / position||Retired|
|Length of residence in Jurisdiction||72 years|
|List of educational institutions and degrees||LSU 1970 BS, UNO 1973 MED|
|Prior elected and appointed positions||None 1st time running for Office|
|Civic involvement and affiliations||Former member of friends Kabildo|
|1. The United States is formally withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, effective Nov. 4, 2020. The formal withdrawal is reversible. Explain your reasons why you support or oppose the United States joining with other nations to reduce global emissions.
||I support working with other nations it's common sense|
|2. In recent years, voters have expressed concern that their votes don't matter due to election security concerns, the possibility of foreign influence, and the role of large money in elections. What measures would you propose to address these issues?
||Pole Police at the poles, a camera at the poles after election day all ballots are sealed a recount in every district and recount is recorded |
|3. What can the Federal government do to raise the basic economic health and even the playing field so all U.S. citizens have equal opportunities? What measures would you support to address the following goals (please provide examples of specific legislation or programs)?
||a. A living wage for all workers: |
b. Paid sick leave for all workers:
c. Ensuring pay equity for all workers:
d. Providing access to quality child care and early childhood education:
e. Improving the quality of K-12 education for all children:
f. Providing affordable higher education:
g. Removing barriers to financing and housing:
h. Providing access to affordable healthcare for all:
|4. What can be done at the Federal level to improve public safety and confidence in law enforcement? Would you support measures to address the following (please answer yes or no and provide examples of specific legislation):
||a. Reallocate resources and funds from policing/law enforcement to address social ills that plague many disinvested communities: |
Yes some resources should be reallocated for the purpose to add a social worker on police calls
b. Reform qualified immunity:
c. Ban use of excess force (e.g., chokeholds, shoot to kill):
yes, taser first and shoot below the waste unless cornered by assailant with a weapon
d. Establish a nationwide database of law enforcement officers found to have used excessive force:
yes information is the key to decision making
e. Ban the providing of local police departments with military equipment:
yes but do not let law breakers have better weapons either.
|5. Do you support a system for undocumented immigrants already in the country to earn legal status and to have a path to citizenship? If so, what steps do you consider necessary?
||yes they should get an id, a job, and take history classes about the United States|