Welcome

WELCOME!

I’m so glad to work on your behalf to improve our community! I consider it an honor as well as duty to diligently champion our needs and seek improvements for your quality of life. It is a pleasure to represent you and to work with you to provide service, solutions, and leadership for the people of the 37th District.

Since my first election in 2009, I have kept my promise to work for you and our district through constituent service and addressing major economic issues that challenged jobs and the quality of life for residents.

The voters have re-elected and supported me because they see and understand that I consistently work hard on their behalf, more importantly, that my commitment and my compassion for them is unwavering. I keep close to the residents in the District by frequent and regular meetings at various locations and various times within the 37th District. Additionally, I am a familiar face and presence at by attending and participating in many functions that support the hard work and volunteer efforts of many organizations.

I understand our district is not a “one size fits all” district. The citizens are diverse and unique in many ways and that is what makes me a unique a good fit to represent you and the 37th District. Like the citizens in the 37th, my diverse background, education, and interest increases my knowledge and provide me with unique experience to be the best Representative for the District.

I travel the District on a regular and frequent basis. I continually monitor road conditions, safety issues, as well as drainage on our roads and neighborhoods. I remain close and accessible. Basically, I know who I am, where I come from, and where I go home to everyday!

Ruth asks questions and listens to the concerns and needs of Constituents. She is a strong advocate and has a strong voice for the 37th District.

RUTH: “ I WORK FOR YOU”

I WORK FOR YOU by Supporting small business so business owners can grow their business and create jobs. I worked on the Workers Compensation task force to reduce the rates and burdens of high insurance. I worked Prevailing Wage reform and serve on the Prevailing Wage Council. I joined developers in the fight with State Agencies to ensure new businesses could build including Royal Farms and Redners in Georgetown. I worked to remove red tape and barriers for Sun Health to build a 90 bed Behavioral Health Hospital in Georgetown. I worked with Federal Officials to fund airport expansion which will lead to new jobs with PATS and other airport businesses.
I WORK FOR YOU by Supporting Taxpayer and saying no to unnecessary tax increases like the gas tax, a water “fee” and corporate taxes. I SPONSORED Legislation to end the Death Tax in Delaware. SPONSORED Legislation to reduce the corporate tax and make it competitive . I Appointed by Governor Markell for the Structural Revenue Review in 2015. I voted to reduce Corporate fees and to ensure the Transportation funds are used for Transportation projects.

I WORK FOR YOU by Supporting fairness in education and ensuring schools in our district receive equity in funding. I support and sponsor legislation to require elected school boards in all school districts and justice for parents and students in education. SPONSORED LEGISLATION FOR SCHOOL FUNDING REVIEW AND WAS APPOINTED TO THE COMMISSION TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND. SPONSORED LEGISLATION FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION IN DELAWARE SCHOOLS AND CO CHAIRED THE COMMITTEE .

I WORK FOR YOU by striving for open and accountable governance which allows you convenient and easy access to FIOA, disclosures, easy and accessible voting records. SPONSORED LEGISLATION FOR IMPROVED OVERSIGHT FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY.

I WORK FOR YOU to protect and defend your second amendment rights, as well as other rights guaranteed in our Constitution.

I WORK FOR YOU to provide and improve your safety as well as your health and well being.

I WORK FOR YOU and FOUGHT FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT MAJOR INTERSECTIONS INCLUDING 113 and Kruger Road, MT JOY AND GRAVEL HILL ROAD, ZOAR ROAD AND GRAVEL HILL ROAD, and HOLLYVILLE , ZOAR AND HARMON HILL INTERSECTIONS. SPONSORED Key legislation related to health and public safety.

I WORK FOR YOU to support your property rights, fair housing and homeownership for all. I sponsored the Ombudsman bill to ensure homeowner associations had access to an advocate and advisor in the Attorney General’s office. I sponsor workshops and events for HOAs to learn about management and oversight of communities. More importantly, I frequently assists HOA with issues such as signage, drainage, safety or dedication of their communities.

Ruth is “everywhere” …. All the time

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