Walker Stapleton has proposed numerous policy priorities throughout this campaign and is prepared to put these plans into action to help Colorado families.
“Whether it’s education, health care, transportation, or other important issues impacting Colorado families, Walker will always put Colorado first,” said Stapleton for Colorado Spokesman Jerrod Dobkin. “Walker will take a numbers-based approach to solve our state’s most challenging problems and work across the aisle to achieve results. Unlike Congressman Polis’ radical plans that will bankrupt our state and result in massive job losses, Walker’s commonsense proposals will help hardworking Coloradans.”
Walker’s education agenda will put more money in our classrooms and more money in parents’ pockets where it belongs. It’s up to the next governor to make sure our classrooms are adequately funded and parents have more choices when it comes to their child’s education. Walker’s proposals will help hardworking Colorado families and, most importantly, help our students succeed. Read more here.
Walker also sat down with CBS4’s Shaun Boyd to discuss the findings of an education study the Stapleton Campaign conducted. The study found a large disparity between an increase in students and teachers compared to administrators over the last several years. From 2011 to 2017, student population increased by 6.3%, the number of teachers increased by 8.1%, and the number of administrators increased by 34.6%. Boyd verified the findings with the Colorado Department of Education. Watch the interview here.
Rising health care costs are a major concern for Colorado families and are straining our state’s budget. As Colorado’s next Governor, Walker will implement reforms to help simplify and streamline health care for Coloradans. A Stapleton Administration will take a three-pronged approach to fixing Colorado’s health care system: improve preventative and primary care by integrating mental, behavioral, and physical health; reform our public systems with a focus on outcomes-based care and greater administrative efficiency; create more choices for families through the types of coverage offered. Read more here.
As governor, Walker will implement a long-term solution to fix transportation and move away from the current model of short-term fixes that don’t address the root of the problem. Walker will demand transparency and accountability from the Department of Transportation, find a long-term revenue stream to fund our transportation needs, and prioritize building roads and bridges, something we have neglected for far too long. Read more here.
Walker attended the Colorado Water Congress and unveiled his vision for the future of water policy. As he said at the Water Congress, the next eight years are critical. The water plan calls for closing the supply and demand gap by 2030. We cannot have the same conversations in 2024 that we had in 1976. It’s up to the next Governor of Colorado to implement the plan and achieve results. Read his full speech here.
As Governor, Walker will be a voice for rural Colorado. He will pursue policies that promote rural economic development and ensure there is abundant economic opportunity for our children. Walker will expand rural broadband, institute policies that will help farmers and ranchers, and make sure government is more in-touch with rural Colorado. Read more here.
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