It is 2018, and we are still having discussions on whether or not we should fully fund our schools. Teachers are having to spend money out-of-pocket in order to provide classroom materials, and that is unacceptable. School safety should be the number one concern of our state government, and the issue should not be placed on the backs of the local school boards.
Health insurance is overpriced and underperforming. Politicians are playing games with our lives by not expanding Medicaid, and I will not stand for it. Pharmaceutical companies have free reign of what they want to charge, and important medications, such as medical cannabis, are being restricted.
I realize nobody enjoys paying taxes, and we all want to keep them as low as possible. Most importantly, I will work toward making sure revenue from taxes that are designated for Floyd County is kept in Floyd County, which has not always been the case.
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