- Working to create jobs in our community as a member of the Regional Economic Development Council;
- Helping craft budgets which strengthen our local economy by investing in higher education, agriculture, high tech manufacturing, green jobs, tourism and the arts.
- Leader of the successful effort to ban fracking in New York State, calling for a new sGEIS and an independent health impact assessment;
- Advocate for swift and responsible climate action, including a moratorium on all new fossil fuel infrastructure and weatherization and retrofitting of buildings and homes to reduce energy demand.
- Supporter of campaign finance reform to get corrupting big money out of politics;
- Advocate for progressive taxation to reduce property taxes.
Health and Education:
- Working for fair funding for our schools so all children have access to a high quality education;
- Supporter of health care for all.