•Iwillpushforareturntotheoriginalpurposeoftheschoolsystem:toteachreading,writing,math, sciences, history, and civics. •I will oppose teaching CRT and similar propaganda content that have no basis in fact or reality. •I support parental rights and notifications.Iwillpushforfulldisclosureofallcontentbeingtaught,and all assessments and surveys conducted by the school. I will push for parental consent for all health issues.•I support school choice.•Isupportgivingmorecontroltothelocalschoolboard,butIalsobelieveweneedmorefiscalaccountability from each local district.Economy•Maryland’sgastaxwentupautomaticallybyover18%onJuly1st.Theannualincreaseistiedtoinflation, so you get hit harder when inflation is higher. I would support decoupling the fuel tax from inflation.•TheGeneralAssemblyisnotdeliveringwhatyoupaidforthroughyourtaxes.Iwillseekopportunitiesto cut wasteful spending.•Iwillsupportchangestothetaxstructurethatwillfosterthegrowthofsmallbusinesses;promoteaquaculture, agriculture, and agritourism; and reduce the tax burden for retirees.•My opponent voted to raise the minimum county income tax (SB 133, 2021)
Crime & Safety
Track down the dealers and pipelines that are bringing in drugs from an open border.
Replace programs that enable continued drug abuse (clean needles) with programs that help people get off
drugs and stay clean.
I will push for the use of proven and effective drug awareness programs.
"If not us, who? If not now, when?"- Ronald Reagan
Ifelected,Iwillbeacommon-sensevoice–yourvoice–tocorrectourschools,restoreour neighborhoods,andprotectthetraditionalvaluesthatmadethisagreatState.Together,we can make our imagination a reality.
Imagine a school system that is ranked at the top on the Nation’s Report Card. Imagine a neighborhood where kids can play in the front yard without fear of kidnapping or being shot. Imagineaneighborhoodwhereeveryonehasasteady,good-payingjob,foodinthepantryandafewdollars left over to enjoy a vacation.
TheProgressiveleadershipoftheGeneralAssemblyhavelosttheirmoralcompass.Theyarepushinga“woke” ideologyonourkids,grantingmedicalcoveragetoillegalswhileraisingthecostofourhealthinsurance,and pursuing unrestricted abortions including the termination of babies up to 4 weeks after birth.MDschoolsarecurrentlyranked26thinthenationwithonly72%ofourkidsscoringaboveBASICforreading.Theratingwas73%in2002.Thismeansover one-fourthofourkidsaretestingbelowtheBASIClevelfor reading and have been for the past 20 years.Today,violentcrimeisupacrossthestate.Weneedmorepolice,notless,andwemustrestorethetrustbetween citizens and the police.Opioidoverdoseshavebecomeepidemic.4.7%ofalldeathsinMDarefromdrugoverdoses–thisisthehighest percentage in the nation.
Authorized by Al Larsen for Maryland, Jerry Cleveland, Treasurer
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."- Edmund Burke
•I support a limit of two consecutive terms for our state legislators.•I support the 2nd Amendment and the right of law-abiding citizens to own guns.•I support election integrity so that every vote is counted and every vote counts.
Why I’m Running…
TheProgressiveleadershipoftheGeneralAssembly havelosttheirmoralcompass.Theyarepushinga “woke”ideologyonourkids,grantingmedical coveragetoillegalswhileraisingthecostofour healthinsurance,andpursuingunrestricted abortionsincludingtheterminationofbabiesupto4 weeks after birth.MDschoolsarecurrentlyranked26thinthenation withonly72%ofourkidsscoringaboveBASICfor reading.Theratingwas73%in2002.Thismeans overone-fourthofourkidsaretestingbelowthe BASIClevelforreadingandhavebeenforthepast 20 years.Today,violentcrimeisupacrossthestate.Weneed morepolice,notless,andwemustrestorethetrust between citizens and the police.Opioidoverdoseshavebecomeepidemic.4.7%of alldeathsinMDarefromdrugoverdoses–thisis the highest percentage in the nation.
Imagineaschoolsystemthatisrankedatthetopon the Nation’s Report Card. Imagineaneighborhoodwherekidscanplayinthe front yard without fear of kidnapping or being shot. Imagineaneighborhoodwhereeveryonehasa steady,good-payingjob,foodinthepantryandafew dollars left over to enjoy a vacation.
Ifelected,Iwillbeacommon-sensevoice–your voice–tocorrectourschools,restoreour neighborhoods,andprotectthetraditionalvaluesthat madethisagreatState.Together,wecanmakeour imagination a reality.
Crime & Safety
in drugs from an open border.
and stay clean.
•Iwillpushforareturntotheoriginalpurposeofthe schoolsystem:toteachreading,writing,math, sciences, history, and civics. •IwillopposeteachingCRTandsimilarpropaganda content that have no basis in fact or reality. •Isupportparentalrightsandnotifications.Iwillpush forfulldisclosureofallcontentbeingtaught,andall assessments and surveys conducted by the school. •I will push for parental consent for all health issues.•Isupportgivingmorecontroltothelocalschoolboard, butIalsobelieveweneedmorefiscalaccountability from each local district.
Other•Isupportalimitoftwoconsecutivetermsforour state legislators.•Isupportthe2ndAmendmentandtherightof law-abiding citizens to own guns.•Isupportelectionintegritysothateveryvoteis counted and every vote counts.