Vision & Accomplishments
Invest in our children’s future by supporting public education by:
Funding our schools at the maximum 55%
Moving starting pay for teachers to $40k
Providing free meals to all students from K-12
Making community college
free to those in need through 2024, and hopefully beyond.
Create more employment opportunities to train and keep our young people in Maine by:
Implementing a 10-year Economic Development plan
Allocating millions to broadband development
Adding $13M to the Maine State
Grant Program to offset college debt.
Take care of our neighbors by ensuring we have access to affordable health care by:
Making prescription drugs more affordable
Directing nearly $20M in funds
for behavioral health services
Targeting $22M for emergency housing for folks with disabilities, mental health challenges and/or substance use disorders.
Supported the budget that included $130M in property tax relief without raising income taxes by:
Increasing the Homestead Exemption by $5,000
Returned thousands of dollars to constituents in unclaimed property
Fighting to keep our forests, waterways, and public parks pristine for all of us to enjoy.