I was born and raised in Ellensburg. My dad was a police chief and my mom started the Children’s Museum while raising my brother and me. I graduated from Ellensburg High School and am a proud Ellensburg Bulldog.
Growing up in a small town, I learned the difference between right and wrong. I also learned the value of hard work. My first job was on a hay farm in the Kittitas Valley. I drove a swather and bucked hay to pay for college at the University of Washington and then law school in Chicago.
I started my career as a prosecutor for King County, where I worked every day to protect our community and hold criminals accountable.
Now, as a lawyer, I fight for employees who have been cheated by big business and big corporations. I have represented grocery workers, hotel employees, nurses, factory workers, and thousands of Washington employees.
I take on billionaires, corporations, and even government to fight for what’s right – one case at a time.
The problem is, our Congressman, Dave Reichert, is selling off America and making life harder – one law at a time.
In just the last three months, Reichert has taken money from Goldman Sachs, Dow Chemical, General Electric, Morgan Stanley and even Exxon Mobil.
After 13 years in Congress, Reichert is bought and paid for by the biggest banks and biggest corporations in this country – and he’s doing their bidding, not ours.
I’ve gone to every Ellensburg Rodeo for thirty-three years in a row. I have never seen Goldman Sachs there. You also won’t see Dow Chemical at Issaquah Salmon Days or Exxon Mobil at the Wenatchee Apple Blossom Festival.
What I do see are local companies like Anderson Hay and local banks and businesses. I see Boeing machinists, firefighters, police officers, teachers, and all the other hard-working people I fight for every day. That’s who deserves a voice in our government, not billionaires and companies on Wall Street.
Reichert voted in committee to take healthcare away from thousands of people in Washington, just to give billionaires more tax breaks.
He voted to build roads in Iraq instead of fixing our own roads and creating jobs in our own community.
He voted to gut the Environmental Protection Agency and to take money away from our farmers and clean energy projects.
He even voted to destroy the Ethics office in Congress and then voted to hide Trump’s tax returns.
It’s no surprise that Reichert now hides from his constituents and hasn’t held a single town hall for more than six years. He doesn’t want to answer for his record of supporting big corporations and voting for laws that are bad for our community.
I’m running for Congress to stand up for what’s right and for all of us who need a voice because once an Ellensburg Bulldog, always a bulldog.
I’m going to be a bulldog against the billionaires and big corporations who are enriching themselves while we all pay more for housing, childcare, and education.
I’m going to be a bulldog against the dark money that’s infecting our elections and our Democracy.
I’m going to be a bulldog for the middle-class and for jobs because we all deserve a fighting chance.
This isn’t about Democrats and Republicans. This is about right and wrong. This is about Dave Reichert and the broken system in Washington D.C.
It’s time we had a Representative who is a bulldog for us instead of them.
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