PLATFORM

I understand that Mississippians deserve a public servant that is knowledgeable and committed to working for the people and the issues they face in their communities.
AREAS WHERE I'M COMMITTED
Education
  • Pay increase for Mississippi educators

  • More public funding for Mississippi Public Schools

  • Early Start Program (ESP) for Mississippi high school students interested in trade/vocational education

  • Rolling back Common Core Curriculum

  • Low cost community college for families that fall beneath the federal poverty level, and cannot get enough aid

  • Funding for public school art programs

 

Crime
  • Ensure adequate funding for law enforcement training and equipment 

  • Reform criminal justice system and restore voting rights to non-violent offenders

Taxes
  • De-taxing grocery items statewide

Job Growth & Economic Development
  • Small incentives for new corporations that are committed to keeping our communities thriving

  • Corporation Community Fund (CCF) to funnel an annual percentage of corporation earnings back into our communities to support infrastructure and economic development opportunities 

  • Develop a Southwest Mississippi Economic Development Delegation (SMEDD) to make regional legislative agenda that supports constituency needs

  • Initiatives for workforce development 

  • Raise minimum wage to $10

  • Ensure women are paid equally

  • Protect jobs by abandoning "at will" laws in the state

Healthcare
  • Health insurance access regardless of preexisting conditions

  • Expansion of Medicaid to ensure fair access to medical care

  • Statewide strategy to combat the opioid epidemic 

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