La Porte County Democrats are striving for livable wages, affordable health care, stronger schools, safer communities, and fairer elections.
Economic development and job creation
We believe in strengthening the office of economic development of the county to attract new businesses to create new jobs and to retain jobs among the existing businesses by improving infrastructure, investing in workforce development and creating economic incentives.
Controlling the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Controlled a once in a century pandemic by improving access to vaccines and early treatment and supporting public health measures.These goals can be achieved by working together with our state and federal partners.
Reducing the cost of healthcare and prescription drugs and improving access to healthcare
By working with a federal and state lawmakers we will strive to improve the access to affordable healthcare and prescription drugs. We would also advocate for strengthening the affordable care act and reduce the out-of-pocket costs for consumers.
Improving infrastructure physical, digital and human
Improving aging infrastructure by supporting the use of federal dollars to improve roads, bridges, high speed broadband services and modernizing the electric grid. We also need to improve the human infrastructure by improving the services for child care and the elderly.
Improving education in all ZIP Codes
Education is the key for our economic progress and maintaining our competitiveness in the global economy. We believe every child should have access to world class education we also believe in making higher education affordable and accessible.
Reducing crime and gun violence
We want to create safe communities by giving police more resources and balancing it with more accountability and supporting sensible gun laws while protecting second amendment rights.
Reforming criminal justice system and policing
We need to overhaul the criminal justice system by offering the incarcerated an opportunity to turn their lives around. We support community policing.
There are significant gaps in academic achievement, income, health outcomes, access to credit for homebuyers due to a long history of discrimination. We support innovative approaches to close these gaps.
We believe climate change poses an existential threat to our planet. We support a rapid transition away from fossil fuels, create clean energy jobs program and increase clean energy investments.
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