During Karen’s first year as your State Senator, she passed both bills she introduced as well as successfully guided to passage all four of the House bills (three of which had Republican House sponsors) she was asked to carry. Her leadership and common sense approach to State issues provided her with a significant voice on your behalf.
A Voice for You and Your Students
As a para-educator for the Granite School District, Karen knows what is needed to continually improve our classroom education in our neighborhood schools. She fought for and supported additional funding for teachers. As more students enter our public schools, Karen understands what funding for keeping class sizes manageable is a priority. Karen will be a leading voice in protecting the West Side education funding interests as East Side County residents try to split our local school districts.
An Experienced Voice to Improve West Side Transportation
As a former UTA Board member, Karen will fight for improved transit for the West Side. With $4 per gallon gas and poor air quality, it is critical the transit become more available and user friendly. Karen will be a leading voice for more funding for better east – west corridors. And, you can be assured Karen will be your voice against making the Mountin View Corridor a toll road.
A Clear Voice for Air Quality
Accessible and affordable health care should not be out of any family’s financial reach – but as long as insurers are able to pick and choose whom to cover it will be.