Cap and Trade Dividend

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The current Cap and Trade system recently passed by Sacramento is something that I support on its merits. However, I do not agree with how the funds are being used to pay for additional infrastructure projects.  I propose creation of a system wherein the payments into the Cap and Trade system, drilling leases, and carbon […]

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Healthcare

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With Californians’ healthcare rates rising faster than expected, it is time to look into new solutions to keeping healthcare costs low and quality high. I want to implement a reinsurance program that will drive down healthcare premiums and co-pays for Californians. How it functions is rather clever, and works like this:  A large proportion of […]

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Transportation

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In the heyday of the 1950’s the creation of the Interstate and dam infrastructure of the US, and California in particular, allowed for the creation of clean hydro-electric energy, damning of flood zones and ease of using the highway system. I am interested in expanding the California Highway System to better serve the needs of […]

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Education

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I propose to separate the funding of schools general needs and new facility construction. In current law, local school districts are funded with property taxes and a block grant along with the specific requirements on how they are to spend those dollars. School budgets are currently pressed with increasing class sizes and lack of adequate […]

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