Your support means
a lot to me, and your contribution absolutely will make a difference!
It's hard to believe it's
campaign time again. It's been a privilege and an honor to
serve you. As I would like to continue my work for our
community, I recently filed for re-election.
It is my hope you agree
that during the last Legislative Session, the Legislature
accomplished a lot for you -- and that I have earned your trust
to return to Carson City to continue working for you. We
enacted: immediate investments in economic development and
job creation; funding for class size reduction, English Language
Learning programs and additional all-day kindergarten
classrooms; a comprehensive energy plan that provides rate payer
protection; and further protection for our children from abuse
I’m especially proud to
tell you about two bills that I authored that will help you and
your family when you go to the doctor and when you get
AB331 prevents you from being over-charged by your doctor’s
office when they make a billing mistake.
AB95 ensures that you know what’s being given to you by the
pharmacist when a generic drug is substituted for a brand name
Ellen Spiegel with her husband Bill at the 2014 Emerge
Nevada Woman of the Year Event
other news, I also would like to share with you that Emerge
Nevada honored me as their 2014 Woman of the Year.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick gave the Keynote Speech
and presented me with the award. I was delighted to
share the evening with family, friends, other elected
officials, as well as with many of my campaign's volunteers
and donors. In my acceptance speech, I spoke
about how the world has changed since my childhood and how
grateful I am for the opportunities afforded me because of
the support I've received. But there's still more work
that needs to be done...
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We all need a brighter tomorrow. With your help, I
will continue to get things done for all of us.
I am going to be the representative in Carson City who gets things done - and who gets them done in a way that reflects our community values. I want to hear your thoughts on the issues I've identified, and I want to know if you have other issues that need to be addressed in the next legislative session.