Democratic candidates for US Senate at state convention vow to overthrow Ron Johnson | Local government
Candidates’ speeches weren’t entirely devoted to Johnson, and each candidate described their vision and experience.
Nelson highlighted the fact that he won in a Republican-leaning region and highlighted his work in the State Assembly in fighting payday lenders and protecting elderly care. He also referred to his work as the county manager to fight the COVID-19 crisis and to save jobs in the stationery industry.
Godlewski, with a Bloody Mary in hand, touted his belief in science, his rejection of conspiracies, and his work on ‘kitchen table problems’, such as affordable child care and family leave paid.
She overturned what she sees as the current “Swiss cheese tax system” that benefits corporations and the wealthy, and said she wants to get rid of filibuster and pass landmark legislation protecting voting rights. and democracy. She also pledged to support a minimum wage of $ 15.
Battino highlighted her experience as a doctor, which she said positions her in the fight for access to healthcare for all.
“If you have to choose between your health and your financial ruin, you are not free,” Battino said.
Lasry said he will bring a new perspective to politics and stressed that his work with the Bucks is helping solve some of the country’s most pressing issues. He pointed out that the Bucks are offering a minimum wage of $ 15, its support for racial equality and offering the Bucks Arena for early voting, although city officials later declined the offer in October.