I’ve seen the value of stepping up my whole life. Both of my parents were FBI agents for over 20 years. When you have people like that as your role models, loyalty, bravery, and integrity become your way of life.

Until now, my way of serving has been through working to understand our planet and how we can live with it, including the dangerous parts like volcanoes and earthquakes. I give back by helping educate the next generation of scientists: young women and men from all backgrounds who will be the innovators, educators, and conservationists of the future.

I was moved to step out of my work boots and into the race for Congress because people like Donald Trump and Steve Knight are threatening that future by destroying some of the most basic things we all agree are important. Education, scientific research, disaster preparedness, critical infrastructure, national parks, and wildlife are all under assault.

Our economy thrives when we invest in our people and our planet. Trump and Knight both deny the science of climate change, which impacts our economy, health and way of life. Their attacks on immigrant families, women’s rights and health care coverage are offensive and damaging to the most vulnerable people in our society.

Trump and Knight are failing to deal with important issues like cybersecurity, senior care, and disability justice that will only become more important in the years ahead. I’m working to win the job of representing the people I care about and the places I love, because everyone should have a bright today and a brilliant tomorrow.


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    “Science saves lives and increases productivity.”

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    “Believe in science and support prominent candidate like Jess!”

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    “I applaud Jess's goal of using greentech jobs to grow local businesses and higher education. Let's science!”

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    “We need more people in our government who are dedicated to bringing back evidence-based decision making, and I am convinced Jess is the candidate best suited to do that!”

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    “We need policies based on evidence and logic, not disinformation and blind ideology.”

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    “I support Jess Phoenix for California's 25th Congressional District because if she is elected, she will reinstate the Paris Climate Agreement, invest in renewable energy, stand up for national parks and monuments, and many more scientific progressive actions. And I also believe that she is the strongest CA-25 candidate who can defeat incumbent Steve Knight.”

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    “I endorse and support Jess Phoenix to represent California's 25th Congressional District with full confidence. Jess Phoenix brings a progressive vision that reflects my values and hopes for the future.”

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    “I endorse Jess Phoenix because we need elected officials with moral integrity, a sense of purpose and desire to serve others, and with diverse background knowledge and experience. She is an excellent candidate and will make an superb Congresswoman!”

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    “We need an honest, smart, down to earth person to represent us in Washington!”

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    “We need more scientists in public office, and less life-long politicians.”

December 4, 2017

Jess was the #1 trending topic on Reddit yesterday!

This article and podcast was the top trending topic yesterday

We have a few big things coming, and we really need to hit our $35,000 target in order to pay for the proper level of promotion. 

Please help us reach this target ASAP!

- Peter Hinga


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