“Deborah’s public service started in 2002 when she ran for and won a seat in the N.C. House of Representatives, where she served for more than ten years. As a Representative, Deborah worked to protect voting rights, fund transit and transportation projects, increase access to affordable housing and raise the minimum wage for state employees. Deborah served as both Majority and Minority Whip and chaired the Judiciary, Ethics and Election Laws Committees.”
On healthcare . . .
On her campaign website, Deborah explains that while in "Congress, [she] will continue to prioritize health care by protecting coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, expand access to care, and lower the cost of prescription drugs. Paying for the medicine and care you need should not be a partisan issue."
On the environment . . .
“In private practice, she works for a cleaner energy future. In the classroom, Deborah has passed these same values on to her students so the next generation can lead our communities into a fairer more sustainable future.”
Plans for Economy
“As your Representative in the state House for over 10 years, I worked across the aisle to protect voting rights, fund transportation and transit projects to make it easier for people to get to work and school, increase access to affordable housing and raise the minimum wage for state employees and fight for equal pay for women.”
She will "I’ll prioritize investing in teachers and the classroom, ensuring funding for school infrastructure and technology. We must make sure every child has the opportunity to succeed."