1.What do you offer as a candidate?
First, as a practicing family attorney and former Small
Claims Court Judge, I have the training and experience to advocate on behalf of
my constituents.Secondly, I have
the training and experience to listen to both sides of an issue and make an
informed decision based upon the evidence presented.Lastly, I have the courage to make decisions that are in the
best interests of the residents.
does your district need most from the City Council?
Sustainable neighborhood and economic redevelopment
3.What's your opinion of the 2012 budget proposed by the
There should no
cuts in public transportation.The
working poor depend on public transportation.Public transportation is a necessity and not an option for
most of its riders.
4.What is your position on a comprehensive smoking ban?
I support a
comprehensive smoking ban.Research shows that third-hand smoke poses a health threat to babies and
5.Do you think the city needs more police officers?
Yes, we must reduce
crime in all areas in an effort to
improve public safety, protect existing and attract new residents to Marion
6.Do you support increased funding for public transit?
7. Do you think
the streets and sidewalks in your district are in good shape?
No, there are some
communities within District 14 that do not have sidewalks.
8. Name one
project that would most benefit your district.
Development Corporations (CDC's) redevelopment initiatives with business
opportunities for persons of color and women contractors.
9, What question
do you wish we'd asked?