MJ Hegar grew up in Texas. As an Airforce Veteran and former teacher, she learned that a shared mission and teamwork is the best way to get things done. She shares the values and determination that so many UAW members bring to the job each day.
WHY VOTE HEGAR FOR U.S. SENATE?
MJ WILL PROTECT MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY
MJ understands that many Texans and Americans rely on Medicare and Social Security benefits after retirement. She will fight to protect these programs; stopping efforts to privatize them, gut funding, and raise the eligibility age.
MJ WILL PROTECT AND EXPAND AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE
Texas currently has one of the highest uninsured rates in the U.S., and MJ wants to change that. She will work to expand healthcare options so that all Texans have access to quality and affordable healthcare, and will ensure that our nation’s children are covered no matter the circumstance.
MJ WILL FIGHT TO EXPAND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS
MJ sees the value in expanding access and funding to all forms of education, but believes there should be more than one path to success. She will advocate to ensure adequate funding is allocated to vocational training programs, ensuring students in trade school programs have the access and financial support they need.
MJ has committed her entire career to taking on seemingly impossible issues to make life better for hardworking Texans and Americans. She isn’t afraid to stand up for what’s right, that’s why the UAW endorses MJ Hegar for U.S. Senate.
NEED MORE REASONS TO VOTE HEGAR?
HERE ARE THREE MORE:
MJ WILL FIGHT TO REFORM EDUCATION
MJ believes investing in teachers and ensuring every child has access to a quality education, no matter where they live, are the foundation of reforming our education system. She will fight to ensure investments are made so that schools have the resources they need to provide a quality education to our children, and teachers and school staff are paid fairly for their critical work.
MJ FOUGHT FOR TAX FAIRNESS
In 2017, when tax cuts were proposed for the wealthiest Americans and largest corporations, MJ fought back. She opposed these cuts that threatened to hurt hardworking families struggling to make ends meet.
MJ WILL CHAMPION VETERAN PROTECTIONS
As a veteran herself, MJ saw firsthand how veterans struggled to transition back to everyday life after they served. She will champion efforts to increase veteran supports – from ensuring housing assistance and quality health care to providing help to jumpstart new careers and businesses.
SO, NOW WHEN SOMEONE ASKS, “WHY SUPPORT MJ HEGAR?”
YOU KNOW 6 REASONS TO SUPPORT MJ HEGAR!
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