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MaryLouise Isaacson

Party: Democrat
Position: State Representative, District 175
Committees:
Member: Education; Environmental Resources and Energy; Liquor Control; Urban Affairs
In office since: 2018
Next election:
2020
Previous occupations: Chief of Staff for State Rep. Mike O’Brien (same district)
Websites:
Official
Official 2
Ballotpedia
Contact Information:
610 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123  
215-503-3245
Email

Education

  • Wants to increase state funding for public schools

  • Wants to make college more affordable and reduce student debt (doesn’t specify how)

Energy and environment

  • Wants to implement a tax on natural gas drilling

  • Advocates for increasing the use of renewable energy

  • Wants to protect water

Public safety

  • Wants to increase gun control by banning assault weapons, preventing mentally ill people from owning guns, and preventing those on the no-fly list from owning guns

Governance and ethics

  • Wants to end gerrymandering

  • Supports reforming the selection of judges to a merit-based system (unclear if this means moving away from elections)

  • Wants to implement campaign finance reform

Civil rights

  • Supports stronger protections for the LGBTQ community

  • Supports stronger protections for women

Other

  • Member of the Democratic State Committee for eight years, and a local Democratic committee member for 14 years