will not be
an invisible Delegate that magically appears in election
years. If one of my constituents contacts me about a
concern of theirs, my office will promptly respond,
and work to resolve issues wherever possible. I will
be visible through my entire District, not just my neighborhood
or the neighborhoods that support me.
of the neighborhoods in our District are being left
behind. We have communities where the residents can't
go outside after dark. Communities where the unemployment
rate is far higher than the state average. Blocks where
most of the houses are boarded up. The problems have
started to spill into all of our neighborhoods. Young
people especially, that feel that opportunities are
passing them by, are resorting more often to criminal
activity, sometimes violent.
will work to bring opportunities into all of our communities.
I will work to reverse policies that have discouraged
businesses from moving into the area. I will look for
ways to make it less costly to do business in Maryland.
Improving the business climate will dramatically increase
the number of opportunities for our residents.