In Congress Tedra will: Support the PRO Act and make it easier for employees to join a union Protect collective bargaining and oppose “Right to Work” laws. Support the Butch-Lewis-Act and protect pension plans that employees have invested in and rely on for economic security Fight for much-needed infrastructure spending in Northern New York (rural broadband and cell, updating generations-old water delivery systems) Promote fair trade deals that protect American workers Protect all workers from workplace discrimination, especially aging workers Recommit to strengthening workplace safety and health standards
Tedra will never vote to cut or privatize Social Security and Medicare Ensure that Social Security keeps up with the cost of living Fight to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices.
Tedra has spent over three decades committed to eliminating corruption in Government. She knows that Washington is broken and the only way to fix it is by eliminating the dark money that fuels our elections.
Tedra knows first hand that the high cost of prescription drugs is an issue far too many Northern New York families face. During her time on the St. Lawrence County Legislature Tedra led the fight to successfully lower the cost of prescription drugs for seniors.
Tedra has spent her entire adult life committed to fighting for equality for every Northern New Yorker. Tedra was a leader in the fight for marriage equality in upstate New York. In Washington, Tedra will be committed to protecting the rights of everyone.
Tedra’s commitment to social justice began in childhood and has continued throughout her careers in both the private and public sector. She is an active ally to the LGBTQ+ community.
Tedra recognizes the need to abandon failed strategies of the “War on Drugs” and supports a range of effective approaches to turn the tide on this epidemic.
Gun violence can no longer be an issue elected officials are too squeamish to touch. If our representatives are so afraid of political consequences that they refuse to act, they have no business in Congress.
In Congress, Tedra will fight to: Protect and expand tax incentives for employers who hire veterans Fully fund the VA and oppose attempts to privatize it Increase access and funding for job training for veterans Expand educational opportunities
Tedra Cobb will work to ensure that visitors and immigrants to this country receive fair treatment and are protected and valued as important members of our community.
Tedra is the product of the New York State Public School system including SUNY Potsdam.
Tedra has spent 30 years fighting for access to quality and affordable healthcare across Northern New York.
Why Tedra? As a local entrepreneur herself, Tedra fully understands what it takes to grow a small businesses—and what obstacles need to be overcome.
Protecting the environment is essential for our planet, our region, our health and our economy.