The best advocate for a child is their parent. Children and parents have a right to the best education possible, whether it be public, private, charter or homeschooling. Currently, the California senate, along with local officials, have been trying to implement policies that would make it more difficult for your child to have access to various forms of education besides public schooling. As your state senator, I promise to fight for school choice, giving your child more options for a brighter future.
Like so many in California, the passage of AB5 has proven to be an attack on the ability of Independent Contractors to earn a living. While some enjoy the benefits of being a member of a class that has an exemption, many thousands in over 400 Professions have been impacted in a negative and punitive manner and have lost their ability AB5 must be Repealed. Individuals who choose to work as Independent Contractors must have their rights protected.
Our families have a right to live in clean safe communities. We have the ability to establish and fund programs to address the challenges to our Quality of Life. The resources are there and can be accessed without cutting the budgets of those tasked with our Public Safety. Criminal Justice Reform enacted to reduce the number of those in our State Prisons without adequate re-entry programs or mental health programs has resulted in flooding our communities with thousands Homeless individuals many who are non-functioning, mentally unstable and often violent individuals. The reduction in penalties has proven to be detrimental to those with substance abuse challenges, as the reduction from Felony charges to a misdemeanor, has removed the incentive to seek treatment as opposed to jail time. The end result is the number of drug over doses and deaths are in the thousands.
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