The U.S.-Israel Relationship

The U.S.-Israel Relationship What binds our two nations is an absolute commitment to democracy. We share a long and deep alliance founded on our dedication to the rule of law, individual freedom of religion and the right to free speech. This long-standing relationship enables the two allies to

Issues: Marijuana & Cannabis Reform

Marijuana & Cannabis Local police officers and federal agents have better things to do, but Federal law still classifies Cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it has no medical or public use.  But science tells us differently and, in Congress, I’ll fight to change that and settle this

Equality & Human Rights

“It takes no compromise to give people their rights…it takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no political deal to give people freedom. It takes no survey to remove repression.”  Harvey Milk My Commitment: Become an original co-sponsor of the Equality Act, which would ban

Healthcare for All

“It’s time to stop fighting over who should have health care and recognize health care as a basic American right.” – Pat Davis  My Commitment: Co-sponsor HB676, a single-payer “Medicare for All” bill endorsed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus Work with

Fair Wages, Jobs & A Better Deal

“President Trump says our country is doing great because the stock market is up and our companies are making huge profits.  But that’s not working where we live.” “Growing up, my parents did everything right. They bought a house and saved a little each paycheck.  When my brother and I

Gun Violence, Crime, Marijuana & Community Policing

“Pat knows that guns in the wrong hands wreak havoc on our community. He understands that we need to implement important background check reforms that ensure we keep our streets safe.” – Maggie Byers, New Mexico gun violence prevention advocate My Commitment: Co-Sponsor and help pass a

Protecting Our Public Lands

“Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich nation, tending our resources as we should — not a people in despair searching every last nook and cranny of our land for a board of lumber, a barrel of oil, a blade of grass, […]

Immigration & DACA

I believe that diversity makes our country stronger.  President Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric is racist and dangerous and dividing communities, including those here at home. My Commitment: Support a bill to make President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Climate Change & Renewable Energy

“Every night on the TV news is like a nature hike through the Book of Revelation, and, though the scientists have long connected the dots, the carbon polluters have mounted this lavishly funded, rear-guard action to pretend there’s still a debate.”  – Vice President Al