My occupation is Member of Congress.
My qualifications are:
I take my responsibility to serve you seriously and that’s why I hold regular townhalls to listen to you. Based on your concerns, I have done the following:
COVID-19/prescription drugs- support lowering prescription drug prices for all through government negotiations with companies, using government wartime power to produce COVID-19 supplies, secured personal protective equipment for healthcare providers.
Cancer/discrimination-- obtained funding for pediatric cancer research and voted to end discrimination against pre-existing medical conditions.
Justice - cosponsored George Floyd Justice In Policing Act to make major changes in policing.
Climate – cosponsored Green New Deal, authored bills accelerating conversion of US auto industry to electric vehicles.
Traffic/housing/airport noise – helped secure $647 million federal grant for Caltrain electrification to reduce pollution and fought for affordable housing on public lands, sponsored 8 bills allowing airport curfews, money for home insulation and new routes to avoid nighttime noise.
Economic fairness---voted for increased unemployment payments, student loan relief, eviction prevention, small business loans, sponsored bill guaranteeing federal death benefits to support families of essential workers, support universal childcare/Pre-K.
Guns – sponsored 3 gun buybacks, support comprehensive background checks and ban on assault weapons.
Veterans – recovered over $200,000 in benefits.
Women’s equality/equality for all – authored resolution to facilitate ratification of Equal Rights Amendment, the Me Too Congress Act, defender of LGBTQ rights, advocate for reproductive rights, justice for survivors of sexual assault in the military and college, and tackling hate crimes.
You are my priority. I respectfully ask for your vote.