Congressional Effectiveness

Real Welfare Reform

Paul Ryan says “People want able bodied people who are on welfare to go to work, they want us to get people out of poverty, into the workforce,” Ryan said in a Fox News interview late Wednesday. “That’s good for them, that’s good for the economy, that’s good for the federal budget.” I think we all…

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10 Issues for 2018

When I first announced my candidacy for the US House of Representatives, I declared that I was not running against Dennis Ross but was running to represent the people of District 15. Real representation for my neighbors, all of my neighbors, both in District 15 and across this country must  be a priority as we…

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Our members of Congress must be public servants first

Call me an idealist if you want. Call me a Constitutional purist. Or just call me an ordinary, working American. But the single biggest problem in our state and national governments is that our elected officials have forgotten a founding principle. Our elected official are first and foremost, public servants. They are elected to serve…

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The People’s House is in need of repair.

Congressional Approval remains below 15% with 73% of Americans disapproving of Congress.

Congress is Broken. Congress currently has a disapproval rating of 73% and has not had an approval rating higher than 30% since early August of 2009. “Only 19 percent said their member of Congress considers their constituents’ best interests most of the time or all of the time. ” https://morningconsult.com/2015/06/15/voters-dont-believe-their-member-of-congress-represents-them/  We know Congress has abandoned the people…

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