Quotes on the Issues
Jaime will push for aggressive investments in our infrastructure to ensure that government fulfills its most basic duties. Jaime will help build a state that supports the needs of the residents and businesses located here, and one that ensures our economic viability now and into the future.
Access to quality, affordable, healthcare is personal for Jaime. He knows from experience there are thousands in South Carolina who face impossible choices between putting food on the table, keeping the lights on, and paying the mortgage or taking themselves or their kids to the doctor. Jaime will work tirelessly to make sure families don’t have to make those types of decisions. That means lowering the cost of healthcare for those who already pay too much, extending healthcare to those who cannot afford it to begin with, making sure the health care all South Carolinians get is high quality and covers all services the services they actually need, lowering prescription drug prices, protecting people with pre-existing conditions, and stopping the closure of rural hospitals.
Jaime will work to expand tax benefits such as expanded childcare tax credit to support middle-class families.
Jaime believes we cannot retreat from our responsibilities as the world’s essential nation and global leader. He supports re-engaging our allies and pursuing diplomatic solutions that prevent violent conflict. Rather than ignore the clear and present threat of election interference, Jaime will fight to protect the integrity of our democracy.
Jaime wants to lead the efforts to lower the price of prescription drugs for Seniors and increase benefits for low-income Seniors who lose their spouses.
Jaime knows there is no quick fix to poverty, and he knows what it’s like to be caught in the middle of political games. He’ll champion policies aimed at making the American Dream a reality, including better jobs, better schools, clean air and water, child care, and a strong social safety net for those who need a hand up. Jaime also supports increasing the earned income tax credit
aime will take action to make our coastline resilient, protecting our clean air and water, reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, and prepare our infrastructure for rising sea levels and increasingly powerful storms. Jaime will also protect South Carolinians by opposing any drilling off our pristine coast.
Jaime will also work to ensure that there are affordable educational opportunities for all students after high school graduation, whether that pathway is technical school, vocational training, or a college degree. There are thousands of jobs that pay a living wage but are waiting to be filled because applicants don’t yet possess the necessary skills.