Holly Link, A proven leader who shares your values...
Holly is the Representative who will amplify your voice for local control of well funded, high quality education for EACH child.
Your child deserves to be inspired by their education and to be well prepared to contribute purposefully to their community, America and the world. As an Eden Prairie School Board Director for the last 7 years, I am so pleased to see the latest poll results of Eden Prairie voter satisfaction with our school district: 97% believe the community receives a good value for their investment in our schools, 98% quality of education rating and 95% trust EP schools to do what is right!
High quality education that is personalized for each student relies on sustainable funding from the federal government, state government, and local property taxes from individuals and businesses. But due to the COVID-19 crisis and protracted business shutdowns, Minnesota has a huge projected budget deficit, individuals are experiencing record high unemployment and businesses are struggling greatly. Our school districts' educational funding is at risk and hard decisions will be made in the next Legislative session. I have a deep understanding of teaching, educational finance and educational governance and I will fight for Eden Prairie students' best interest!
In following the guidelines of the Governor's Safe Schools Plan signed into effect by executive order at the end of July, school districts are grappling with delivering high quality, equitable and well resourced education in one of three modes that may fluctuate at any time: distance learning, on-site learning or a hybrid of the two. There is no stated date by which all students will once again be learning on-site. Our local voice must be heard at the State Capitol next year as we continue to press for a safe school opening.
I will boldly represent Eden Prairie's best interests as educational funding is negotiated while trying to balance a budget that has a looming deficit of $5 billion. We need a say in state funding that supports personalized education for each of our children so that they succeed!
Holly is the Representative who will advocate for a thriving economy and a business environment with competitive taxes and less regulation.
Every Minnesota business has been impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Unfortunately, some will never reopen. Businesses that are reopening must follow new policies and protocols to insure employee and client safety, some of which require a business to operate at less than 100% open. Such increased cost and prolonged decreased revenue threatens long term business sustainability.
The CARES Act, PPP and local funding may provide short term relief. But businesses need an ongoing tax and regulation structure that allows them to sustainably provide employment, manufacture goods, and furnish services. To restore our economy and rebuild our way of life, we must attract and retain both large and small businesses and restore consumer confidence to safely re-engage in person with commerce.
Holly is the Representative who will legislate on your behalf for high quality, affordable and personalized healthcare.
America boasts some of the most advanced healthcare in the world. But our healthcare has become increasingly less affordable. Since the advent of the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") healthcare insurance premiums and deductibles for both individual marketplace and employer-sponsored plans have risen dramatically. Medicaid rolls have expanded, and wait times for care have lengthened, putting the most vulnerable at greater risk. The theoretical "healthcare for all" is not the answer either, as healthcare professionals would effectively be employees of the federal government, operating within government defined coverage regulations. Such regulations disempower the provider and patient as the primary healthcare decision makers. Americans deserve healthcare that is affordable, accessible, high quality and personalized. In the shadow of COVID-19, healthcare reform is an even greater priority.
Holly will amplify your local voice, advocate for you, and legislate for you at the State Capitol!
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