I am currently a project manager at the IU School of Education and have degrees from both Purdue and IU. I was a stay-at-home mom for 15 years when my boys were young, in part because I felt it was the best way to help my older son who has autism. I was able to make use of my degrees to help my son and other special needs students as a volunteer educational advocate for special education students.
I grew up in Richmond and am very proud of my Hoosier heritage. The Indiana of 2016, however, is not the Indiana of my youth: Something is deeply wrong, and I think we need to change course. We can and must do better. That’s why I am a candidate for the Indiana House in District 60.
Here is what I feel we must do:
• Rejuvenate public education.
• Repair and rebuild the state’s crumbling infrastructure system.
• Resolve the issue of civil rights for all Hoosiers.
• Ensure that hard-working Hoosiers are able to earn a living wage.
I am committed to listening to constituents and restoring common sense to our legislature. For more information on my background and campaign please go to www.PennyGithensforIndiana.org.