On the Issues

Agriculture

Agriculture and family farms are an important part of the economy and character of the Second District.

Climate Change

Scientific evidence leaves little doubt that our global climate is changing as a result of greenhouse gases produced by human activity.

Deficits & Debt

I am working to implement a forward thinking plan that invests in our economic growth to create jobs.

Education

I am committed to public education and improving our public schools.

Energy

We need to invest in new forms of energy that will create good jobs in Northwest Washington and reduce our reliance on imported oil.

Environment

Northwest Washington is one of the most beautiful areas of the country, with great opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hunting, hiking, fishing and kayaking.

Health Care

Ensuring access to high quality, affordable health care is essential for people in Northwest Washington and across the country.

Homeland Security

We must secure our borders while making sure they allow job-creating trade and fair and reasonable immigration.

Jobs & the Economy

My number one priority in Congress is to work and implement a legislative agenda that supports long-term economic growth through increasing at-home manufacturing, innovation, and investments in our infrastructure.

Military Affairs

As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, I believe that it is my duty to work to improve services for our servicemembers and veterans.

Seniors

Seniors worked hard to raise the younger generations, and I am adamant about supporting their needs.

Social Services

We must protect and improve our social safety net to protect the most vulnerable and improve the society we live in.

Transportation

Investing in transportation creates jobs and keeps our economy moving.

Tribes

The Second District is home to many sovereign tribes whose history in the region is critical to its character and makeup.

Veterans

The Second Congressional District is home to more than 75,000 veterans, including many veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.