My greatest strengths are in bringing together people of different backgrounds and views, and the Lieutenant Governor's office is the perfect platform to reach out to Vermonters, to listen to them, and to help them heal after the challenges of these times.
Our businesses are reeling because of the pandemic, and we will need resources and support to help owners and workers alike in making ends meet. We must invest in green jobs and the creative economy and initiate measures like paid family leave.
I will put my record on social justice against anyone's—I'm proud of what I've done to combat systemic racism and bias against people on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, differing abilities, and mental health.
We should build more units of housing, offer more subsidies to those who need them, and provide more housing with supports for those in special circumstances.
The switch from fee-for-service payments to per-person, per-month payments needs more time to work, and we must also press our insurance industry to pass savings along to customers at every opportunity.
We need to rapidly change from the use of fossil fuels in transportation to electric vehicles, more public transportation, and other solutions. Weatherization, changes in heating fuels, and many other practices are also necessary, as soon as we can adopt them.