Please take a moment to briefly review the issues and challenges that I have been fighting for since being elected.

  • Voted against and rejected all pay raises for Supervisors and other county elected officials.
  • Pushed to cut spending on lobbyists in Washington DC and Sacramento.
  • Supported a shake-up at the County Medical Center to stop the $1million a week red-ink.
  • Leading efforts for accountability & training to reduce escalating lawsuit payments.
  • Overcame 4-1 opposition to creating badly needed Board budget committees to review detailed spending.
  • Started paving more neighborhood roads to help emergency vehicles and residents.
  • Led a multi-agency effort to bring safe drinking water to a poor community.
  • Created a new road improvement program and fund to help widen Temescal Canyon Road.
  • Created a Mead Valley Community Revitalization program to help fund future community improvements.
  • Repealed a job-killing County “Solar Tax” in order to encourage more solar use and jobs.
  • Repealed harsh regulations that prevented high quality Food Trucks in Riverside County.
  • Fighting for more accountability in the fees charged to new homeowners & businesses.
  • Advancing efforts to build a multi-purpose trail from Corona to Lake Elsinore.
  • Helping Riverside City and UCR with Big-C trail access needs.
  • Fighting to have any proposed warehouses help fund nearby parks & trails.
  • Leading opponent to mega-warehouses that are contributing to our truck traffic congestion.
  • Opened two new community centers and funded improvements a third community park.
  • Opposed a new parcel tax and found existing funding to pay for Vector Control services.
  • Successfully fought for emergency funding to help restore Sheriff patrol staffing.
  • Supported placing eligible county jail inmates in the Fire Handcrew program.
  • Led efforts to help take-back neighborhoods from unlicensed, illegal, organized-crime marijuana growers.
  • Led the creation of a First District multi-agency Homeless task force.
  • Led the recent creation of the multi-agency Holy Fire “Flood Preparation” Task Force.
  • Successfully pushed to have large Public Notice signs posted at proposed development projects for future Public Hearings.
  • Fought to have more government agency meetings held at the County building to be broadcast live on-line.
  • Supporting our youth with scholarships and valuable intern opportunities.
  • Working to protect families, communities and our quality of life in Riverside County!