Vote yourself a raise


  • Adopt administration policies for higher wages including long-term employees who have not had a wage increase

  • Cut taxes and regulations and promote activity through more aggressive government spending.  Don’t punish success.  I will make it easier for business to thrive and to hire.  Businesses should be investing and consumers spending.

  • Expand skill development, apprenticeship with vocational training and baccalaureate programs. Apprenticeships place students into great jobs without the crippling debt of traditional four-year college degrees. However, some students in Santa Maria would have better economic outcomes if Allan Hancock College offered baccalaureate degrees.
  • Helping Small Businesses Survive The COVID-19 Shutdown. Help small businesses stay open by working with them to get Small Business Association loans.
  • Expediting Retraining Program For Unemployed Workers. The COVID-19 economic shock will reverberate for years as employers adjust to the problems caused by the pandemic. To help people get back to work, the state must provide retraining for jobs in industries that have thrived during these challenging times.
  • Protect Small Businesses From COVID 19 Lawsuits. Protecting businesses like grocery stores and pharmacies, which have been allowed to stay open as essential businesses, from lawsuits related to the coronavirus.
  • Protecting Existing Jobs. AB 5 will help create new jobs, protect existing ones, promote economic freedom and give millions of Californians the flexibility to create their own schedules, work when and where they want to as well as determine what they work on and how much they earn.
  • The repeal AB 5 will help save one million California jobs and give millions of Californians the flexibility to create their own schedules, determine how many hours they want to work and how much they earn.