Speaking from someone who has worked for a near minimum wage construction job, I know what it is like to be upset with this low pay. However, we need to look at it from another perspective, one of a dynamic, not static economy. When you raise the minimum wage to, for example ,$15. You can expect the products that those employees produce to go up, way up. Employers will be forced to either cut back on employees hours, or to cut employees all together. The point of a minimum wage job is designed to be a living salary, however it is there to give the younger population a work ethic and skills necessary to make a higher salary in the future.
The way I see it, marijuana is a has no lethal side effects and considering the fact that it is a near six billion dollar industry, It should be the state that gets a slice of the pie in taxing the product. So, yes, i’m for legalization for two reasons, because of the revenue it could bring into the state, and for the argument that marijuana use (not any other drugs) should be in the individual liberty of the citizen to do so.
I support the notion of Open Carry and the right to carry on public property. My administration will not pursue any additional regulations to gun ownership.
We need to focus on the idea of a more efficient school system. Focusing on hiring high quality teachers and trimming the fat to give the teachers pay that give incentives