Issues

A Truly Progressive Democrat!

Tony believes in a plethora of progressive stances on issues and puts people over profits, party, and politics.

Healthcare

  1. Tony believe in Medicare for All!
  2. Refer to number 1
  3. Refer to number 2

Economy

  • 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

Environment

  • 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

Education

  • 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

Get in Touch

tonyforflorida@gmail.com

813-485-6691

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