Issues

Local Taxes

Work to lower county resident's taxes.
Work to help reduce our local county government's reliance on residential tax revenue.

Jobs, Businesses, Enonomic Development

Work with the Economic Development Committee to ensure our strategic plan incorporates new industrial and commercial businesses to the county to improve the livable wages and career opportunities.
Work to ensure the Economic Development increase efforts to make Charles County small business friendly again.

Transportation

Work to make sure we are an integral part of the dialogue with regard to the current infrastructure for local and commuter transportation.

Housing

Continue to enforce and expand the local and state housing agencies to improve the propensity for the underserved to acquire affordable housing.
Establish a viable plan with local social services agency to find ways to improve homelessness in our county.

Development and Environment

Work to repeal the (WCD) Watershed Conservation District Amendments.
Work to establish reasonable growth to ensure the protections of our environment and creating the ability for growth.

Public Safety

Continue the current dialogue with law enforcement concerning the penalties for crimes involving firearms.
Work with the local healthcare providers and government agencies to expand the services for mental health, drug, and substance abuse.
Work to ensure that the relationship with our public servants (fire, police, sheriff, and rescue) continues in a positive direction amidst the current social challenges.

Education

Work with the elected Board of Education, Superintendent, and Parents to ensure the successful educational outcomes of our students.
Work with the Board of Education to ensure our teachers and support personnel salaries are comprisable with other school systems.

Youth and Senior Services

Work in collaboration with county government, community service agency and local nonprofits to establish a partnership with Southern Maryland Boys and Girls Club for an affordable before and after care school program.
Enforce a joint effort of community recreational facilities throughout the county for our youth and seniors.
Work to ensure Bel Alton High School Community Development Corporation building is returned.