Melinda Punkin Baxter (D)

Stamford Board of Representatives, District 5

Democrat,
Entrepreneur

Seeking affordable housing and homeownership opportunities for the residents of the Westside. Try to obtain funding for free after school programs and summer camps for struggling families. Get job training for teens and young adults in the community to make them better suitable for employment. I would fighter to prevent overcrowding of our neighborhoods and maintain regular street cleaning,
I would work with my counterparts to help eliminate the mold in our schools, get an air condition systems and fight for better educational programs for our kids. I would fight for state and federal funding to improve our schools.
Communication amongst constituents of district 5 could be improved by open communication, personalized meetings & services for the community. I would schedule meetings regularly with the community to keep them abreast of what’s going on within the town as well as trying to get answers regarding their concerns. I want to be transparent with the community and let them know I am here to service them.