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Kristy Gnibus

Background Info

Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Gnibus graduated from Gannon University in 2009 with a master's degree in education. Her work experience includes working as a teacher, bartender, and Uber driver. Gnibus is currently running for election to the US House of Representatives for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district.

Miscellaneous

  • SUPPORTS CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM AND OVERTURNING CITIZENS UNITED RULING

  • OPPOSES DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES IN POLICING

  • SUPPORTS COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

Climate Change

  • SUPPORTS EPA REGULATIONS ON GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

  • HAS RECEIVED A "5/100" RATING FROM THE LEAGUE OF CONSERVATION VOTERS

  • OPPOSES OPENING THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE RESERVE TO OIL DRILLING

  • HAS PLEDGED TO NOT TAKE ANY CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY

Healthcare

  • OPPOSES THE REPEAL AND DISMANTLEMENT OF OBAMACARE

  • SUPPORTS LIMITING THE COSTS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

  • OPPOSES DECREASING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR MEDICAID

Education Reform

  • SUPPORTS LIMITING STUDENT LOAN DEBT INTEREST RATES

  • SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO EDUCATE PARENTS AND STUDENTS ON THE RISKS OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT

  • SUPPORTS INCREASING WAGES AND BENEFITS FOR TEACHERS

  • SUPPORTS INCREASING ACCESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING FOR CHILDREN

  • SUPPORTS INCREASING INVESTMENT IN COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Economy and Taxes

  • SUPPORTS A FEDERAL $15 MINIMUM WAGE FOR WORKERS

  • SUPPORTS JOB RE-TRAINING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS TO HELP LOCAL BUSINESS

  • SUPPORTS THE FORMATION AND CONTINUATION OF LABOR UNIONS

* Information compiled from a variety of sources including FiveThirtyEight, Congress.gov, Politico, New York Times, Washington Post, candidate websites, etc.

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