I am fighting for you.

I grew-up in a large family of fighters. Outside the ring they fight for each other, just like Pennsylvanian families do every day.

I grew up in a large family of fighters. Inside the ring, they fought with their fists. Outside of it, for themselves and each other.

When I was a child diagnosed with Leukemia, the doctor told my parents “We can only keep him comfortable until he dies.” But my parents fought for me, and won. After two years of experimental treatments as a child in a Buffalo hospital, I am now cancer free.

As a child I was diagnosed with Leukemia. The doctor told my parents he could only keep me comfortable until I died. But my parents fought for me, and won.

Like my family, Pennsylvanians are fighting their own battles for a better life. While growing-up in Erie, I recognized that politicians weren’t always looking out for us, and government wasn’t always helping. That’s why I ran for public office and earned a Master’s Degree in Public Service.

I serve as Pennsylvania's Democratic Policy Chair and State Representative from Erie. Formerly, I served as a victim/witness advocate for Erie County's District Attorney.

My public service is dedicated to putting people first -- and fighting back against extreme agendas, politicians, and special interests that hurt them.

I’ve introduced legislation to expand veteran services, senior citizen services, animal rights, voting rights, first-time home buying assistance, and health care. I am a longtime supporter of our police, fire, and medical first responders.

And I take a backseat to nobody when it comes to being an advocate for working people and the labor unions who help build our country while providing workers with safer working conditions and fairer pay with benefits.

I won't stop fighting to improve the quality of life for Pennsylvanians. 

"Politicians aren’t always looking out for YOU - and government isn’t always helping. That’s why I entered public service. 

It’s why I fight so hard for Pennsylvanians."

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