Joyce grew up in a sharecropping family with nine siblings. She's a decorated veteran and an honored trial lawyer. As a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Joyce received the highest commendations as an intelligence officer. Her decorations include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service, and Global War on Terrorism Service medals, as well as the Parachutist badge. As a Savannah-based attorney, Joyce provided a number of services free of charge, winning her the Georgia Legal Services Pro Bono Award, as well as the State Bar of Georgia’s Chief Justice Robert Benham Professionalism Award. Joyce was also the Democratic nominee for Georgia’s 1st congressional seat in 2000.
On healthcare . . .
Joyce will protect the fundamental right to healthcare. She believes all Americans must have access to affordable and quality healthcare, especially in urban and rural areas.
On the environment . . .
Joyce believes in environmental justice, meaning the fair treatment and involvement of all people, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
Plans for Economy
Joyce is committed to empowering communities through economic development, creating jobs, and sustaining area farming.
Joyce is fighting to assist local and state government with funding for education.