District: Arizona, 2nd
Primary Date: 08/28/2018
Primary Type: Mixed Primary
”Elected representatives must listen to their constituents and be responsive to their concerns, not hide their positions from them. I am committed to open communication with my constituents.” - Mary Matiella
Justice Democrats is proud to support candidates with a positive vision for our future. As establishment strategies continue to fail the people, Mary Matiella fights for a platform to uplift the lives of the extraordinary people she would represent by replacing the incumbent and fighting to:
- Support medicare for all because healthcare is a right, not a privilege
- Resolve income inequality and increase living wage
- Invest in debt-free college and on-site job training
- Advocate for the Southern Arizona Public Lands Protection Act
- Overturn Citizens United and take money out of politics
- Provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented workers
After serving as CFO of the US Forest Service, and Assistant CFO of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Matiella was nominated by President Obama to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Army. Her nomination was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Dr. Matiella served in that capacity until her retirement in 2014. In each of these positions Dr. Matiella oversaw the development, formulation, and implementation of policies, procedures and programs for improving efficiency and effectiveness.
”At a time when racial and economic injustice are tearing our country apart, we must support programs that allow everyone to make a better life for themselves and their families.” - Mary Matiella
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