What are the most critical issues in your district and how will you address them?

Lewis Conway Jr.

City Council, District 1

Lack of healthcare and healthcare facilities are a major issue for East Austin. Our DistriCare plan, a pilot universal healthcare program for East Austin residents, will eliminate this long standing inequity. Secondly, property taxes have driven and are driving folks out of their neighborhoods, communities and homes. We will address this issue by advocating to keep our taxes in our schools and our city. Finally, we must work to not only reduce crime, but reverse the conditions that create it. We must end cash bail, treat arrests as a last resort, and support treatment over incarceration.