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Pennsylvania State Representative District 46

Description of office: The General Assembly is the legislative branch of government in Pennsylvania. It is composed of two houses: the Senate is the upper house, and the House of Representatives is the lower house. A majority vote in both houses is necessary to pass a law. The PA House of Representatives consists of 203 members representing one district each, with an equal number of constituents. Representatives must be at least 21 years old, have been a citizen and a resident of the state four years and a resident of their respective districts one year before their election, and shall reside in their respective districts during their terms of service. The House develops budget packages, makes taxation decisions, allocates spending, and passes laws (including redistricting in collaboration with the Senate). The House also has the exclusive authority to impeach public officials. Representatives also serve on various policy committees that may propose legislation. Term: 2 years Salary: $106,422 Vote for ONE.

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    Alex Taylor

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    Jason Ortitay

Biographical Information

What do you see as the most pressing issues facing Pennsylvanians, and how would you address them?

What changes would you support making to Pennsylvania’s voting laws to expand access, ensure security, and support local election officials and processes?

What legislation would you support to comply with the Commonwealth Court's ruling that Pennsylvania’s school funding system is unconstitutional and must be reformed?

What changes, if any, would you support making to Pennsylvania’s abortion laws?

County Washington
Occupation Unemployed
Education University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown B.A. in Political Science
Qualifications 5 years experience in Health Care, Degree in Political Science, Worked on several campaigns for candidates who believed in building up our communities.
X Handle @AlexTaylor4PA46
Education and the Environment are two major issues I believe that Pennsylvanians face. Better-funded schools lead to a better-educated population, which leads to better opportunities for young people and could lower crime rates, I'd support legislation to better our current education system and would propose legislation to encourage higher learning. The Environmental issues we face can be dealt with by holding businesses, that operate, in the Commonwealth accountable for damage caused to our water and air by their operations, I will support and propose legislation to keep them accountable.
I would support automatic voter registration for any Pennsylvania resident as soon as they turn 18, I'll support legislation that would open our Primaries so that more of our citizens can take part in choosing the person who will be on the ballot in November. I'll support legislation that creates a more secure voting booth, and I'll support legislation that would provide local elections officials and their processes with the necessary man-power, and funds if needed to ensure election security and accessibility.
I'd support legislation that fully and equitably funds schools across the Commonwealth and supports better pay for our educators who are often overworked and underpaid.
I'd support an amendment to the state constitution to secure a woman's right to choose in the Commonwealth. Short of that I'd support any laws that strengthen the rights of women when it comes to medical decisions involving their own bodies.
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