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Vanessa M. Adia

TX-12 (D)
Current office holder: Kay Granger (R)
Vanessa is running because she is motivated to serve her community in a new way. The foundation of her campaign is to give every person in our great nation equal access and opportunity to pursue liberty, health, and happiness. She wants to tear down the barriers to freedom that prevent individuals from being their best selves and living their lives to the fullest.
How does Vanessa align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Vanessa supports free public college education for anyone who wants to attend college. She would seek smaller class sizes and more time for teacher planning and collaboration in schools. She supports increasing teacher salaries. She supports entrepreneurs and small businesses.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Vanessa supports civil rights for all and will fight voter suppression efforts. Vanessa supports police reform and criminal justice reform and will work to provide good counsel for all nonviolent offenders of any income level. She will pursue policies that affirm equal rights and equal pay for women. She supports guaranteed parental and medical leave, mandatory sick days, and affordable childcare for women and men. She would advocate for protections for women against domestic violence, sexual harassment and sex trafficking. She is committed to pursuing legislation securing equal rights for LGBTQ+ individuals. She wants to enact immigration policy that respects the dignity of immigrants as human beings and finds common ground across party lines.
  • Healthy People & Communities: Vanessa opposes the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and cuts to Medicare. She advocates for access to free birth control for all women and women's rights to make decisions about their own bodies. She will promote education about climate change and pursue policies to protect the environment.
Background information
  • Educator
Endorsements
Vanessa M. Adia has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Justice Democrats
  • Brand New Congress

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