Colorado State Senate District 10
The Colorado Senate is the upper house of the Colorado General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. State of Colorado. It is composed of 35 senators who are elected to four-year terms and are limited to two consecutive terms in office.ELECTION INFO: General Election ballots will start to be mailed on October 9th, 2020. Voter Service and Polling Centers open on Monday, October 19th, 2020. Ballots must be received via mail or at drop-off no later than Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020, by 7 pm. If you have not received your ballot or need a replacement, contact your local Clerk & Recorder Elections Office.Senado de ColoradoEl Senado de Colorado es la cámara superior de la Asamblea General de Colorado, la legislatura estatal del Estado de Colorado de los EE.UU. Está compuesto por 35 senadores que son elegidos a mandatos de cuatro años y están limitados a dos mandatos consecutivos.INFROMACIÓN SOBRE LAS ELECCIONES: Las papeletas de votación para las Elecciones Generales empezarán a ser enviadas el 9 de octubre del 2020. Los Centros de Servicios Electorales se abren el lunes, 19 de octubre del 2020. Las papeletas electorales deben ser enviadas por correo o entregadas en un centro de entrega a más tardar a las 7pm el martes, 3 de noviembre del 2020. Si no ha recibido su papeleta electoral o necesita un reemplazo, comuníquese con su Funcionario Oficial de la Oficina de Elecciones local.
What is your number one priority and why?
How will you address the economic crisis that has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic?
AS - General Studies
I have countless hours as a volunteer at my boy's school, Boy Scouts, and Church.
4886 Harvest Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80917
My number one priority is school funding. Right now our districts are functioning on the bare minimum. Not only do teachers need raises but so do the support staff. How we go about funding the schools is a project for the State Legislature. I would like to see the Marijuana Bill rewritten so that the taxes would be funneled directly to the school districts to be spent how they decide. As the current law is written, school districts can only request money for new buildings. It would be nice if they could use that money to renovate their current buildings. Money could be used for raises, equipment in the schools, new buses, etc.
I would encourage Governor Polis to drop the mask mandate and let businesses reopen. The best way to better the economy is to let the economy run. Let businesses decide whether they require masks in their establishment or not. Some businesses have gotten creative in the way they run business in order to make money. They aren't making as much though as they would if they were open.
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Randi has a Master's in Public Health, directed multi-State Health Programs, State-wide hospital quality improvement, and counseled families for 13 years. She's a mom of two kids and a few rescued fur-babies. Healthcare, Healthy Families, and strengthening Colorado's resources are things I value.
My number one priority is supporting Colorado’s children and families to thrive and reach their full potential. Healthcare and public education are two areas I want to focus attention on improving. At this time in Colorado, families face more barriers than support. We need legislators who prioritize health and healthcare, education and opportunity, and protecting the environment and communities that hard-working Coloradans love and value. I’ve dedicated my career to helping families access resources, build upon their strengths, and break down barriers – now we can make a greater impact for more Coloradans by electing a Champion for families and children to our State Senate.
Investing in our people is what the Government is meant to do, especially in times of crisis. I support legislation and policy which strengthens our communities and invests in Coloradans and our future; policy such as protections for affordable housing, food access, healthcare access and jobs, and access to rapid-testing as a way to return to more normal operations (for example in schools and healthcare facilities). We also need to support and protect small businesses, since they employ the majority of Coloradans and residents in SD10.
Additionally, I supported Fair Tax Colorado, an initiative to bring Colorado in line with most of the country with income tax brackets (Colorado currently has a flat income tax rate for all income amounts). Taxing income higher than $250,000 a year will secure new funds for education and essential infrastructure projects that Coloradans need.
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