On the Issues
View my positions on various issues that are important to our District and my work in Congress.
For more information concerning my work and views on important Issues, please contact my Washington, DC office.
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Agriculture and family farms are an important part of the economy and character of the Second District.
I am working to implement a forward thinking plan that invests in our economic growth to create jobs.
Scientific evidence leaves little doubt that our global climate is changing as a result of greenhouse gases produced by human activity.
I am committed to public education and improving our public schools.
We need to invest in new forms of energy that will create good jobs in Northwest Washington and reduce our reliance on imported oil.
Northwest Washington is one of the most beautiful areas of the country, with great opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hunting, hiking, fishing and kayaking.
Ensuring access to high quality, affordable health care is essential for people in Northwest Washington and across the country.
We must secure our borders while making sure they allow job-creating trade and fair and reasonable immigration.
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.
Seniors worked hard to raise the younger generations, and I am adamant about supporting their needs.
We must protect and improve our social safety net to protect the most vulnerable and improve the society we live in.
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.
Investing in transportation creates jobs and keeps our economy moving.
The Second District is home to many sovereign tribes whose history in the region is critical to its character and makeup.
The Second Congressional District is home to more than 75,000 veterans, including many veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.