April Becker

April Becker

April Becker 

Republican for Nevada State Senate District 6

 

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CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE RESPONSES

 

Please share briefly what inspired you to run for this office and why you feel you’re qualified for the position.:

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

What policies would you pursue to diversify the state’s economy and create new jobs that pay a living wage?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

The 2019 Nevada Legislature passed Assembly Joint Resolution 10 (AJR 10) to amend the Nevada Constitution to remove the two-tiered minimum wage system and ensure a set minimum wage of $12. What are your views on passing AJR 10 in the 2021 Nevada Legislative Session to put it on the ballot in 2022?:

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

In 2019, Nevada joined the US Climate Alliance and took aggressive steps to address climate change by increasing our Renewable Portfolio Standard and encourage a shift to clean energy sources such as solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, and wind. What policies do you support to continue this effort, particularly in the transportation sector?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

How can the State work with localities to address the housing and homelessness crisis we are currently facing? Specifically, what measures or policies can we enact to make housing more affordable for all Nevadans?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

If elected, do you support bold enhancements to the existing paid sick days law?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

With the possibility of the Affordable Care Act being repealed by the Supreme Court, including the Medicaid expansion and protections on coverage for preexisting conditions, what should be done to address the way in which Nevadans get access to affordable health care?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

The United States has become the most dangerous place in the world for a woman to give birth, especially black women. For every 100,000 live births, 42 women die. What policies would you support to protect pregnant mothers?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

In 2019, Nevada state family planning grant funding was increased by way of legislation. What additional measures do you believe are still needed to ensure families have equitable access to the full spectrum of reproductive health care?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

What do you believe is the best approach to ensure all of Nevada’s children have equal access to a quality public education? How do we address the significant education funding shortfall?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

The majority of Nevada’s children are children of color, and many families have been affected by current immigration policies, incarceration, and criminal sentencing policies. How would you work to address these issues to provide opportunities to all Nevadans?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

What are your views on the use of Nevada’s financial resources to support the deportation efforts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

In 2019, Nevada significantly expanded voting rights and accessibility to voting locations. What additional measures, if any, are needed to improve the efficiency, accessibility, and integrity of elections?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

What are your positions on legislation to address gun violence prevention?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

 

What are your views on regulating marijuana within the state of Nevada?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

Nevada has one of the largest shares of public land of any state in the country, providing access for a variety of recreational and commercial uses. How would you address the issues related to public lands and their continued future uses?

 

Candidate declined to answer.

 

Nevada is experiencing a more than a decade long drought. What is your position on addressing climate change and protecting Nevada’s water supply?

 

 

Candidate declined to answer.

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