Housing that is affordable for our local workforce and senior citizens is necessary for economic growth and community stability. Helen will work to give rural communities the tools they need to protect our environment while tackling the growing demand for housing in our area.
Climate change is here and must be addressed. Helen will continue her leadership to reduce our state’s carbon footprint, increase climate resiliency in our region, reduce plastic packaging, and incentivize investments in renewable energy.
Helen will support increased investment for mental health and addiction treatment. She will continue to hold big pharmaceutical companies accountable for the opioid crisis.
Quality education is essential to the economic health of our communities. Helen believes in providing tools students need to become the workforce of the future. Helen also supports greater opportunities for community colleges and apprenticeship training.