Trish La Chica

Trish La Chica's Priorities

Trish's Priorities
  • Prioritizing the Safety and Well-Being of our Community:Collaborate with law enforcement agencies to implement community policing, promote transparency, and strengthen relations between law enforcement and residents. Advocate for effective emergency response systems and disaster preparedness plans to safeguard our community during unforeseen crises. Additionally, work to address substance abuse issues through evidence-based prevention and treatment programs, providing support and recovery resources for families affected by addiction.
  • Addressing Housing Affordability and Homelessness: Tackle the housing affordability crisis to ensure that growing families can find suitable and affordable homes within our community. Implement comprehensive strategies to address homelessness in Central Oahu, providing support and resources for those in need to ensure stable housing and a stronger community.
  • Supporting Early Education and Central Oahu Schools: Prioritize investments in early childhood education and affordable childcare services to ease the burden on working parents and ensure our kids get the best start in life. Direct resources to Central Oahu schools to guarantee top-notch facilities and access to quality education, with a focus on meeting the unique needs of our community's students and teachers.
  • Accessible and Affordable Healthcare: Advocate for accessible and affordable healthcare that prioritizes the well-being of families, including children and seniors. Promote policies that expand access to healthcare services and reproductive care, supporting family well-being and senior-friendly healthcare. Address healthcare workforce needs by fostering policies that enhance training, recruitment, and retention of qualified healthcare professionals, ensuring the availability of quality care within our community.
  • Transportation Solutions for Families and Communities: Foster safe, walkable neighborhoods that encourage outdoor activities, reduce traffic, and air pollution. Advocate for improved public transportation options that are convenient for parents, and expanding school bus services for our students to get to school safely and on time. Additionally, invest in expanding rail access, connecting our communities efficiently, and enhancing access to economic opportunities while minimizing the environmental footprint.
  • Promoting Fiscal Responsibility and Efficiency: Implement policies prioritizing fiscal responsibility by reducing unnecessary spending and waste. Emphasize evaluation and performance metrics to allocate funds equitably and support impactful programs. Ensure a responsible and efficient use of resources for the benefit of the community.
  • Supporting Local Businesses: Promote policies that support businesses offering family-friendly policies such as flexible working hours, parental leave, and affordable childcare options. Work on policies that enable family-run businesses to grow and succeed while also expanding economic opportunities to help families generate additional income.
  • Sustainable Environmental Policies and Affordable Clean Energy:Promote sustainable policies that protect our environment for the sake of our children's future. Champion comprehensive legislation that supports the transition to clean and renewable energy sources, aiming to reduce our carbon footprint and combat climate change. Advocate for investments in green infrastructure, creating jobs in the renewable energy sector while prioritizing equitable access to the benefits of a clean energy economy.
  • Advancing Women's Rights and Equal Pay:Champion women's rights, equal pay, and workforce opportunities, ensuring the empowerment of mothers and fostering an inclusive, family-friendly environment. Advocate for legislative measures that address gender disparities, promote workplace equality, and support women in shaping the future of our community.

Trish La Chica

For State House

District 37 Mililani / Waipio Gentry / Koa Ridge

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