The focus must be Western New York and having our tax dollars work for us here at home. Joan Elizabeth Seamans has spoken to thousands of people across the district and is ready to fight for what we need here in our communities. It's time to end the era of the voiceless voter.
The health care crisis in NYS must be addressed. It is not acceptable for families to go bankrupt or seniors to stop taking their medication because of health care costs. Joan Elizabeth Seamans will work to bring affordable health care to all New Yorkers while focusing on appropriate funding solutions.
Safe Staffing legislation will protect the elderly and those who enter hospitals or senior care facilities. Simply put, required ratios of nurses to patients will keep people safe and save lives.
Every child deserves a quality education no matter what their zip code. Public schools need the support to elevate each and every child towards success. In addition, she commits to working collaboratively with colleagues & stakeholders to enhance the Excelsior Scholarship program so it is open and available to even more students.
Instead of tax breaks for downstate corporations, it's time to invest here in WNY.
• Infrastructure • Jobs training and trade schools • Training displaced workers • Improved transportation for rural communities • Support for small business and entrepreneurs
Unwarranted tax breaks and wasteful spending are an abuse of our tax dollars. Hardworking families in WNY should not have to subsidize downstate corporations. Joan Elizabeth Seamans will fight for reforms and oversight to: Keep tax dollars in WNY • Putting an end to wasteful spending • Eliminate corporate tax breaks that bring no tangible benefit to our district.
Joan Elizabeth Seamans is deeply committed to the patriotic men and women who have served our country in the military. She will support programs and initiatives to improve the lives of Veterans across NYS.
A multi faceted approach must include more long term treatment facilities for those who are ready to receive help without an excessive waiting period.
Albany needs change. People matter, not political power and positioning. Joan Elizabeth Seamans will work across the aisle when it benefits our communities in WNY. She will champion:
• Campaign finance reform • Ending Corruption • Transparency, accountability and oversight