We need to continue to look at ways to decrease the mass incarceration of those economically disadvantaged and the disparate effects on minorities. We need to look at more diversionary programs and expansion of drug and mental health courts to end our practice of mass incarceration in NYS for lower level offenses.
Each child should receive access to a quality education, and we will fight for resources in and outside the classroom so our children can succeed. We are also strong advocates for teacher wellness.
Many of our Seniors are struggling to pay higher prescription drug costs under our current healthcare system. This forces them to choose between purchasing their medicine or their daily needs... like food