To alleviate traffic congestion and spark economic development, we must grow our transit infrastructure to provide more diverse transportation options. Anyone who rides the light rail has seen firsthand the residential and business growth it has sparked. Many more local...Read More
To expand our regional influence, we must invest in and promote Charlotte’s global presence. For years, Charlotte has been compared to Atlanta, Nashville, Austin, and other mid-sized U.S. cities. But in truth, we’re set apart from these and other cities in important...Read More
To increase the research capacity and promise of UNCC, JCSU, Davidson, CPCC, JWU, and other colleges and universities in our region, we must integrate these efforts into our core economic development strategy. We frequently reference our local colleges and universities when...Read More
We must continue to provide reliable city services, make smart public infrastructure investments, and facilitate thriving communities without overburdening taxpayers.
I’m proud to say my values and goals haven’t changed during my nearly four years as an elected official, seven years on the Planning Commission, and more than 20 years in public service. As a Charlotte native and lifelong resident, I’ve enjoyed watching our once small town blossom into a bustling international city.
A special thanks to our 2013 support team and endorsers. For Charlotte to grow and thrive the way our people and communities deserve, we all must help our city become the best place to start a business, pursue a career, and raise a family.