Issues Jonathan Will Fight For
As County Superintendent of Schools I would work to ensure:
Health Care Access and Affordability:
Indiana’s current Attorney General has sued the federal government over the Affordable Care Act. If he is successful, more than 400,000 Hoosiers could lose their health care coverage, insurers would once again be able to deny health insurance to Hoosiers with pre-existing medical conditions, and there would be no guarantee of health care coverage for those family members under the age of 26. Jonathan Weinzapfel believes we need to find ways to make health care MORE affordable and accessible, not less so. As a State Representative, Jonathan was a champion of the Home Health Care Act which allows seniors to stay in their homes instead of a nursing home.
Criminal Justice Reform:
Our jails are overflowing. Our mental health programs are understaffed and underfunded. Opioids and meth are destroying too many of our families and our communities. We need a strong Attorney General who will work with law enforcement and mental health professionals to ensure that prevention gets as much focus as punishment.
The No Call List is broken. Jonathan Weinzapfel will fight the telemarketers to restore your privacy and crack down on phone scams that prey especially on seniors.
Standing Up for Seniors:
Elder abuse has no place in Indiana, and as Attorney General, Jonathan Weinzapfel will advocate for safe, dignified nursing home care for every family.
As mayor, Jonathan Weinzapfel created the Evansville Education Roundtable to help rally the community to improve public education. As Chancellor, Weinzapfel developed numerous initiatives to help students earn a degree and prepare for the workforce. As Attorney General, Jonathan Weinzapfel will continue to serve as an advocate for education and creating opportunities for Hoosiers.