issues

Pam Genant is from here and shares our values. Instead of relying on consultants and lobbyists, she’s asking us to help build a platform that reflects our priorities here in North Carolina.

ISSUE AREAS

Click or tap the icon next to an issue to learn what Pam believes we should do. This is your home and she wants to hear from you. Share your ideas »

agriculture

Focus areas:

  • Eliminate food deserts
  • Include farmers in new economic development
  • Level the playing field for family farmers

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budget

The budget outlines our country’s priorities. We need to remember that our priorities are the citizens, the average Americans that make up the backbone of this nation. In Congress, Pam Genant will work hard to advocate for District 10 and ensure the federal budget represents our values and needs. This includes…

  • Taxing mega-corporations and billionaires
  • Expanding healthcare coverage
  • Strengthening the middle class

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defense

A veteran herself, Pam Genant understands the importance of a strong national defense. In Congress, Pam will work across the aisle to ensure America’s military remains the strongest in the world, keeping our nation and its people safe. This includes…

  • Ending forever wars
  • Securing our competitive edge
  • Honoring our promises to veterans

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democracy

We must protect our constitutional right to vote, increase transparency in our political system, and continue to ensure the security of our elections. This includes…

  • Strengthening our constitutional right to vote
  • Increasing transparency and ensuring election security

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diplomacy
Disastrous trade policies have hit North Carolina particularly hard, sending tens of thousands of good jobs overseas. Pam Genant understands that we’re safer and more prosperous when the U.S. engages with the world while defending our interests.
This includes…

  • Strengthening our alliances
  • Re-evaluating trade agreements
  • Investing in diplomacy

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economy
Pam Genant knows firsthand that inflation and Covid-19 have impacted the daily lives and economic security of families here in western North Carolinians. Simply returning to “normal” is not good enough. We deserve an economic vision that serves the interests of average, hard-working people. This includes…

  • Fighting growing inflation
  • Creating better paying jobs
  • Supporting small businesses
  • Ensuring tax equity

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education
Pam Genant believes access to education is a basic human right. But career politicians in Washington don’t see it that way. Pam understands firsthand how education can lift families out of poverty. By giving every child access to quality schools, we can rebuild the ladder of opportunity and make sure everyone has a shot at the American Dream. This includes…

  • Investing in early childhood education
  • Increased funding for K12 public schools
  • Reforming college, trade school, and vocational education

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energy
The future of energy should be made here in America. The United States must be a leader in renewable energy, protecting our environment, combating the climate crisis, and setting our country up for true energy Independence. This includes…

  • Updating our energy systems
  • Expanding renewable energies
  • Modernizing transportation

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environment
Our state’s natural beauty is part of what drew Pam Genant to western North Carolina. Pam knows the environment impacts us all and believes we have an obligation to protect it. This includes…

  • Fighting the climate crisis
  • Expanding environmental protections
  • Eliminating industrial pollutants

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healthcare

The status quo is unacceptable. North Carolina deserves a representative who will deliver accessible and affordable health care for every citizen. This isn’t rocket science. If so many other countries can figure it out, then so can we. This includes…

  • Standing up to greed and lower the cost of prescription drugs
  • Creating and expand rural health care access
  • Allowing everyone access to affordable, reliable insurance

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housing

Focus areas:

  • Provide mortgage relief to homeowners during & after the pandemic
  • Curb excessive rent increases & stop unwarranted evictions
  • Repair public housing & build new affordable housing

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immigration

Focus areas:

  • Fund 21st century resources to strengthen our borders
  • Support policies that put American workers first & respects human rights
  • Creates a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants who are already here & otherwise follow the law

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infrastructure

Focus areas:

  • Increase funding to build access to reliable, high-speed internet
  • Fix the national water crisis​ to deliver safe, clean drinking water
  • Repair & replace our crumbling roads & bridges
  • Incentivize innovation in cleaner air & ground transportation
  • Increase funding for developments in local, historically underserved areas
  • Protect & expand transportation hubs critical to our rural economy

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justice

Our criminal justice system should render justice and protect the public while upholding due process, civil rights and civil liberties, and equal protection under the law. However, the deck is stacked today against defendants who lack money, while those with wealth and connections often secure special treatment or outright impunity. In Congress, Pam will work to fix this by…

  • Banning for profit prisons and lowering the incarceration rate
  • Ending the war on drugs
  • Reducing senseless gun violance

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labor

Focus areas:

  • Rebuild the unions & increase membership
  • Support workers’ right to collectively bargain
  • Improve working conditions of workers
  • Increase the national minimum wage

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seniors

Focus areas:

  • Protect & strengthen Social Security & Medicare benefits
  • Expand Medicaid benefits to include home health care
  • Build more housing that’s affordable for low-income seniors

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