IF ELECTED, EMILY SKOPOV IS COMMITTED TO:

  • Putting community over career, and people over partisan politics.
  • Working with folks of all political affiliations to solve the problems of Pennsylvanians.
  • Building strong, safe, inclusive communities founded on common ground and common decency, to achieve the common good we want for ourselves and our neighbors.
  • Fighting the trend towards privatization in education that is undermining the public schools that are the cornerstone of our communities.
  • Holding town halls on a regular basis, to ensure that she is truly representing the interests of her constituents by regularly engaging with them. To be a true public servant, you must make yourself available, accessible, accountable and transparent to those whom you serve.
  • Working with law enforcement, educators, physicians, legislators and other professionals to address the alarming increase of emotional and mental health problems among our youth; ensuring that we have the resources to implement the most up-to-date, best practices in combatting the opioid epidemic that is sweeping the country.
  • Fighting to ensure that our seniors are not priced out of their homes by rising property taxes.
  • Advocating for improvements in the funding of public education, so that there is not an over-reliance on property taxes.
  • Working to make public transportation available throughout the 28th district.
  • Making constituent services an absolute priority so that anyone living in the 28th district can come to my office with any problem, issue or concern, and know that they will be heard and responded to as swiftly as possible. I am here to be your advocate.
  • Seeking out the best practices to protect women and children from all forms of abuse in a system that is all too often biased towards the offenders.
  • Seeing the particular healthcare needs of women be made available, accessible, and affordable.
  • Fighting for the fair, equal and inalienable rights of all constituents, regardless of race, religion, gender identification or sexual orientation.
  • An infrastructure that works not only for the economy, but for the highest achievable quality of life.
  • Advocating for protocols and legislation that empower our small businesses to thrive.
  • Creating a welcoming business environment for forward-looking companies, especially in the renewable and alternative energy sector.
  • Fighting to see that every Pennsylvanian has accessible, affordable, excellent healthcare, regardless of age, gender, socioeconomic status, preexisting conditions or any other factors. And committed to exploring all options that will see us become a world leader in caring for the health and medical needs of our citizens.
  • Fighting to see that our veterans get every available resource they need to successfully transition back to civilian life, without having to navigate through a frustrating and often punitive bureaucratic obstacle course.
  • Seeing Pennsylvania become a model state for animal rights.
  • Working with Harrisburg, but not for Harrisburg. The only special interests she will answer to are those of the 28th district.