KATELIND ON THE ISSUES
An open door policy of accessible government initially encouraged by open monthly meetings for all citizens of the 137th district.
A COVID-19 recovery plan with deep awareness of the specific impact of the pandemic on the individuals of the district. This will include awareness of educational needs post pandemic for both parents, children and college age individuals. Ensuring that unemployment benefits meet the needs of the citizens. Also, expanding opportunities for retraining for the employment needs of the 21st-century. Improving citizen's access to quality healthcare including the fields of mental health and substance abuse.
In light of the recent significant economic downturn, expanding opportunities for affordable, quality senior housing and senior care.
Build on the back bone of our nation, small local businesses, by developing programs to educate the public about the vital role of small business in any vibrant community.