A Truly Progressive Democrat!
Tony believes in a plethora of progressive stances on issues and puts people over profits, party, and politics.
- Tony believe in Medicare for All!
- Refer to number 1
- Refer to number 2
- Tony was an early supporter of the fight for 15 and highlighted it in his run for State Senate
- More funding for nonprofits like Tampa Bay Wave that helps startup businesses thrive
- More federal funding for businesses started by those forgotten, for example women and people of color.
- Tony believes Tampa and the National Government can do more to fight houselessness
- Tony is a supporter of the Green New Deal, and Florida Green New Deal
- Addressing Food Insecurity/Desserts across the City/Nation
- Curbing Climate Gentrification
- Assisting Frontline Communities with air and water quality
- Disaster and Sea Level Rise Preparation
- Promoting Incentives for energy efficiency/solar or renewable energy
Race and Criminal Justice
- ENDING QUALIFIED IMMUNITY
- Promoting Police Accountability measures
- Using federal funding to incentivize programs like C.A.H.O.O.T.S
- Ending Cash Bail system
- Restoring rights of returning Citizens
- Addressing inequities in the criminal justice system targeting black citizens, such as over policing, sentencing inequities, etc.
- ENDING PRISON SLAVERY
- Much much much more
- More Funding for education
- Less Standardized Testing
- Keeping PUBLIC schools funds IN PUBLIC schools
- Incentivizing innovations in education
- Teacher Pay increases matching COL of the district they teach in
- Addressing racial inequities in education, ex. school funding
- Highlighting and ending the School to Prison pipeline disproportionally affecting black and brown students
- Addressing the RIDICULOUS costs of college tuition that vastly exceeds the cost of living and has SKYROCKETED over decades unhindered creating the current Student Loan Debt crisis
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