Alaina Shearer ~ U.S. House, District 12
Alaina Shearer is a leader, a change agent, a businessperson, and a mother. Above all she is an American who wants to heal her country’s divides and move forward, faster on the issues we can’t afford to ignore. Born and raised in Delaware, Alaina is a Democrat who believes that people should come before special interests.
On healthcare . . .
Raised by a physician who practiced in Delaware, Alaina is deeply troubled by the nation’s healthcare crisis. She believes healthcare is a human right and supports immediate action to relieve every American of rising healthcare bills and prescription drugs.
On the environment . . .
On her campaign website, Shearer writes, "We need to ensure that we are advocating for our environment in new agreements with allies and learning from other countries who have done this well. We need to keep these goals in mind while developing a realistic plan of action to make our planet liveable for our children and grandchildren."
Plans for Economy
Alaina built her two businesses from the ground up. She understands that decisions in Washington can take a major toll on our community’s business. She will work for innovative solutions that help grow local businesses and provide quality, good-paying jobs through innovation, supporting trades, and standing up for aspiring and existing local business owners.
On her website, Marcia writes, "As a member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, I have long advocated for education policies that strengthen schools and prepare our young people for the jobs of the future. Education begins at birth and ensuring that our youth have the opportunities and tools necessary to grow into healthy, well-rounded and productive members of society, is critically important."