District 5, Democrat
1. What do you offer as a candidate?
My educational background and my experience as a Prosecutor
will provide assistance in public safety. My
legal background, will assist in complex contracts presented to
city county council for approval or disapproval.
2. What does your district most need from the
systems and sidewalks.
3.What's your opinion of the 2012
budget proposed by the mayor?
It's a smoke
screen. The numbers don't work. He robs Peter to pay Paul. It wouldn't pass the
scrutiny of an accountant.
4. What is your position on a comprehensive
Smoking should be banned! Second hand smoke kills
5.Do you think the city needs more
Absolutely. I support Melina Kennedy's position 100%.
6.Do you support increased funding
for public transit?
Yes. Myself and the other democratic city county
council candidates rode IndyGo from the east side of
Indianapolis to the west side of Indianapolis on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
During that time I had an opportunity to talk with several passengers that
would support a small increase in public transportation in exchange for more
routes and extended hours. In addition, mass transit would create economic
development as more people would have more transportation to employment
opportunities and businesses would benefit by the extended hours of public
transit as it would attract and provide transportation for more employees.
Not to mention the fuel savings and the advantage to the environment.
7.Do you think the streets and
sidewalks in your district are in good shape?
No. The houses on Hague road, which are directly across from the high
school and the public library, are void of sidewalks and street lights, causing
unsafe conditions for anyone who would walk to those destinations. Nor are there any crosswalk for the safety of pedestrians to
cross the street.
8.Name one project that would most
benefit your district.
9.What question do you wish we'd
Should the public utilities been sold? If so, how would you allocate the