Beyond what party you registered for, beyond who you know, the central choice in every election is about your values. It's about your ideas for nurturing and stewarding the public trust.
We have institutional gems in Detroit that other cities envy. Many times we take them for granted. One of these gems, which needs our support, is the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA).
I am not running for Congress based on pie-in-the-sky notions of what I will 'fight for' when I get there. I am presenting my track record as it already exists, promising to work every day on behalf of the people who send me there.
My top priority is making Detroit a world-class city again. As state representative in the 4th district, I will work to achieve this goal by urging our state to invest in infrastructure, education, and our neighborhoods.
As your representative in Congress, I will continue to champion bold progressive solutions that create jobs, cut student loan and mortgage debt, cut crime, reduce our prison population, and restore financial security for the people of our region.
As an elected official, I will work diligently towards restoring faith and confidence back into our government by providing the highest level of integrity to the office of State Representative.
It's no secret that Wayne County government faces a budget deficit and ongoing economic challenges with declining property values. However, now is not the time to decrease resources for public safety.