Issues

Community and City Council Accessibility

“It is a priority of mine to bring ordinary voices into council decisions by improving council accessibility, embracing controversial conversations, and increasing representation to include all neighborhoods.”

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F35s and Boise’s Livability

“Boise City Council should embrace controversial issues and be willing to discuss both the positive and negative impacts of F35s coming to our community. Ultimately, it matters less my stance on the issue, and more whether or not your neighborhood will be impacted, and if there is opportunity for your voice to be heard.”

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“Welcoming City”

“To sincerely cultivate our diversity as a city we must focus on economic equality, appropriate police responsibility, and respect for human rights for all Boiseans. We must increase available resources and celebrate all of the cultures that exist within that help create our community!”

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Homelessness

“Our recent handling of the homeless situation at Cooper Court was inexcusable and did nothing but make the situation less visible. I will create community partnerships with successful agencies that already exist in our community. As your Councilwoman, I will consider homelessness a priority and continue to use the housing first philosophy to get our veterans and homeless individuals off the streets.”

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Environmental Impacts of the City

“We must continue to grow our understanding of our impact as a city on the environment by maintaining projects like the Open Space & Clean Water levy and by understanding the importance of banking locally.”

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Biking and Transportation

“There are many benefits in continuing to improve our biking community as well as addressing the importance of a highly functioning and accessible transportation system. I look forward to working with community members already chipping away at these issues to create the livability we all deserve in Boise as a city.”

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Representing Renters

“As it stands, there is no one on the Boise City Council that rents their housing. This limits perspectives around issues of rising costs for renters and the limited availability of affordable renting options. I will give a voice to individuals and families who may have limited resources and those who make the choice to opt out of home ownership.”

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Economy

“We have economically-minded individuals on our city council and have seen the many benefits. I will add a unique and necessary perspective by continually representing the best interests of our various community members and their unique needs.”

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