Opioids

Recently, President Trump announced a plan to combat opioid addiction, calling for more aggressive prosecution of drug dealers – including the death penalty. While his plan also includes increased education programs and better access to treatment options, it was breaking out the death penalty that caught the media’s attention, as well as mine. It’s this kind of knee-jerk, quick-fix reaction …

Diplomacy

I was raised with a “travel bug” – a want to explore and understand the world and our relationship to it. My Dad had seen the world during his time in the Navy and told us “nothing makes you appreciate America more than traveling to other places” – meaning we shouldn’t take our democracy, freedoms, and opportunities to provide a better …

Citizens United

Corporations are not people. And treating them as such disenfranchises living, breathing, real people.   Simply put, that’s why I want to overturn Citizens United and why I will fight in Congress to do so.  I fully support a Constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and believe this is the only way to restore accountability in our elections. There is …

Veterans

My family and I have seen and been part of serving our country from many positions and vantage points. My Dad was a Navy man, serving as a flight mechanic on aircraft carriers. My brother served in the Army reserves for many years and mentors kids through the Civil Air Patrol to this day. My cousin is a Nurse Anesthetist …

En Español

Como su congresista, Shannon luchará por los asuntos que le importan a usted Una economía que funcione para todos y no solo para los adinerados, y empleos con buenos beneficios que permitan mantener a una familia. Acceso económico a seguro médico y de calidad para todos, incluyendo planeación familiar para mujeres. Protección y preservación de las áreas naturales que atesoramos, …