Issues I will work hard to champion:

Advance Education

-Fill the Funding Gaps in Education (Early Education through Higher Ed)
-Proper Funding for School Maintenance and Growth (Aging Facilities and Community Growth)
-Improve Teacher Recruitment and Retention          
-Support Student Debt Reduction Strategies (Programs for Debt Reductions or Forgiveness        
-Advocate for Improved Student Services (School Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists)

Safeguard and Promote Rural & Agricultural Issues

-Support AGRI (Agricultural Growth, Research & Innovation) for Continued Value Added Funding for Agricultural Jobs, Business Profitability, and Market Development
-Reduce high agricultural taxes on school bonding bills and improve state programs to lower the cost for small farm transfer and estate taxes-Logical Farming Environmental Guidelines and Production Practices

-Support Local Government Aid and Local Government Control    

Grow Business & Jobs

-Fully Optimize the DMC Initiative (Cities, Townships & County)
-Foster Area Business Growth (Small & Large)
-Work for Better Living Wages (Tiered Minimum Wage Structure)
-Fully Support Protecting Workers Rights (Job Quality & Protection, Family Leave Time)

Energy Development & Environment Protection

-Promote Alternate Energy Forms (Solar, Wind, Geothermal)
-Support Healthy Policies for Natural Resources and Water Quality (Restrict Neonicotinoids Pesticides)
-Advocate for Pollinators and Land Restoration (Bees, Butterflies & Birds)

Support Public Safety

-Advocate the Needs of Law Enforcement, Emergency Service, and Military
-Endorse Sensible Policies for Public Safety (Police Body Cameras)
-Support Resource Saving Measures for Local Emergency Services (Low or Interest Free Loans for Fire Trucks and other Emergency Vehicles)


Prepared and paid for by the John Wayne Austinson for State Representative Committee; 926 Nancy Ct SW, Eyota, MN 55934.
Prepared and paid for by the Vote Austy Committee; 926 Nancy Ct SW, Eyota, MN 55934.