On the Issues

Learn more about our building blocks to a better Florida.

Vulnerable Populations

Immigrants As an immigration attorney, I learned about the plight of immigrants as they struggled to build a life in a new country. I will fight for undocumented workers who risk being deported while injured on the job, and I support the expansion of...

Labor & Economy

Florida’s favorable climate and welcoming business environment make it an attractive home for workers and businesses alike. However, income inequality is at an all-time high in Florida – the the top 1 percent earns an average of $1.5 million while the...

Healthcare & Mental Health

Affordable health care is a human right and should be available to all Floridians, regardless of age or income. When individuals and families are healthier, we are all healthier. I will fight for affordable health care, including joining the 31 other...

Gun Reform

Forty-nine people died at the hands of a shooter armed with assault weapons inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in June 2016. Six months later, another mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport claimed five lives. Then we witnessed the horror of Parkland,...

Environment & Wildlife

Seminole County is known as “Florida’s natural choice,” and I want to ensure the county remains that way by protecting its environmental treasures, such as the Wekiva River, one of two rivers in the state designated as a National Wild and Scenic River. As...

Emergency Preparedness

Florida’s subtropical climate offers us beautiful weather year-round, but it also leaves us susceptible to hurricanes. Last September, record-breaking Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida as a Category 4 storm. Unfortunately, our state was not prepared...

Education

I believe that high-quality public education is an investment in Florida’s future. Seminole County continues to be one of the top districts in the state, and I want to ensure that students continue to benefit from an excellent education. Unfortunately,...

Criminal Justice

As a lawyer, I have seen Florida’s criminal justice system fail too many in our communities, especially people of color and those living in poverty. Our prisons should be places of rehabilitation, allowing offenders to reintegrate into society and become...

Children and Families

Florida’s children are the most precious resource we have, and every child has the right to live in a home where they are safe and protected. Sadly, more than 1,000 Floridian children must be removed from their families each month. We rely on social...