1.) What is the importance of the US Congress to residents of Champaign County?
As a former resident of Champaign County, and U of I graduate I understand the needs of the people in Champaign County.The citizens of Champaign county need someone that represents them in the 15th Congressional District. We need a voice that speaks to the priority of healthcare, and the importance of education. Champaign County plays a vital role in the economics and leadership of the entire state of Illinois.
2.) Why are you qualified to be a member of the US Congress?
I'm a small business owner, pharmacist, and city councilman for the city of Salem. I've had to make payroll, large and small. I understand what helps everyday citizens lives easier.
3.) If elected, what is something you want to accomplish as a Member of Congress, and how long will it take?
I hope to bring civility back to politics, and find compromise. I will focus on prescription drug costs and bringing down the overall cost of healthcare. It make take a whole term, depending on how the elections go.
4.) Is there anything else you would like to say to an undecided voter?
I am disgusted of the polarization of partisan politics. I'm a centrist that will work to get what is best for the citizens of this district. Congressional leaders should be district and country first before party.