Ron Franks

Candidate for State Delegate - District 18

On May 11, 2018, Democratic candidate for state delegate, District 18, in Montgomery County Maryland, Maryland, Ron discussed reforming the criminal justice system, Governor Hogan and much more.

Hear Ron's thoughts on:

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  • Criminal Justice System

    • More rehabilitation needed

    • Cash Bail System

  • TRUST Act (To Protect Immigrants)

  • Education

    • School Construction Funding

    • Kirwin Commission

    • Restorative Justice

  • Affordable Housing

  • Financing of Campaigns

    • Not seeking PAC money

    • Will refuse contribution from a company

  • Work on County Executive Advisory Boards

  • Budgets Should Reflect Priorities

  • On Tax Equity

  • Environment

    • Move to 50% Renewable Energy for Electricity

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  • Legalize Marijuana

  • Senior Residents / Livability / Taxing of Retirement Income

  • On Decriminalizing Drugs

    • War on Drugs is an Absolute Failure

  • On Canvassing in D18 as an African-American Male

  • On Campaign Finance

    • Exclude Corporations

    • Implement Public Financing

  • The Social Contract for Working Families

  • On Governor Hogan

    • Troublesome for appointees to state agencies / courts

    • Doesn’t reflect progressive priorities

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