Jessica Podhola (D), a candidate in the 11th Senate District, held a campaign event near the square in Independence, Missouri this evening. Over fifty individuals attended the gathering.
Jessica Podhola (D): …I think we need people in Jefferson City that understand how hard it is to get up at five-thirty in the morning and drop your kids off at day care and then go and paint for eight hours a day, or hang drywall, or go work on iron, or lay pipe. I’m married to a union plumber. The work that we do is so important. You know, I’m not rich. I’m like a lot of the people in my district. I have had to rob Peter to pay Paul. I have had to call the utilities and say, can I pay you in two weeks when I get paid, is that okay? [voice: “Yes ma’am.”] We are the 11th District. I’ve raised my children here, it’s such a special place to call home….
Jessica Podhola (D) running in the 11th Senate District (December 1, 2015)
Campaign Finance: nicely timed (December 24, 2015)