Economy & Jobs

We all know that our economy works best when it works for everyone, not just the privileged few. Unfortunately, we’re moving in exactly the wrong direction — and there’s now a target on states like New Jersey.”
Women’s Rights

As a litigator, I’ve stood with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. As a Member of Congress, I’ll continue to fight for women — not because doing so is a “women’s issue,” but because it is a family issue, an economic issue…

 

 

Environment

One of my first jobs after college was working for a clean energy company. I’ve seen how we can invest in green technology. And those investments make economic sense. In May 2017, there were more job openings at Tesla than the entire coal industry…
Education

My very first political experiences were in education — from the student council in fourth grade to trying to enact a “Students’ Bill of Rights” in middle school to advocating for putting a student on every school board when I was in high school…

 

 

Civil Rights

For the past decade, as a litigator, I’ve fought for civil rights, civil liberties, and criminal justice. In 2014, I represented a victim of police brutality in the United States Supreme Court. When we won that case in a unanimous, 9-0 decision…
Immigration

My parents came to this country forty years ago seeking greater opportunity and a better life.  They found both — and realized America’s promise in their lives. While visiting all 75 towns in our district, I met Ramses from Somerville. Ramses was brought to…

 

 

LGBTQ Issues

As a law student, I worked with advocates and wrote a law journal article about marriage equality. As a litigator, I’ve fought for the rights of LGBTQ clients, including by securing asylum for a gay man from Jamaica. I support the Employment…
Veterans’ Issues

In 1864, President Abraham Lincoln said we need to care for those who “shall have borne the battle” and their families.  Unfortunately, today, our country still falls short when it comes to delivering on this promise. I will support legislation to help veterans…

 

 

Data Privacy

As a litigator, I’ve handled countless matters related to data privacy and cybersecurity.  As part of “Democracy 2.0“, I propose a constitutional amendment giving all individuals a right to privacy in their personal information and private lives…..