Martina White is working hard to tackle the issues that matter to you and all Philadelphians. As the only Republican from Philadelphia in Pennsylvania's capitol, she is the voice for conservative values. Here are some of the issues she is addressing to make sure you are heard in Harrisburg.
Martina understands how important healthcare is to everyone who lives in the Northeast. As our Representative, she’s taken real action to make it more affordable and accessible.
Passed a bipartisan law to reduce the cost of prescription drugs
Supported a Paid Family Leave program to help working families
Voted for Telemedicine to reduce costs and increase accessibility
Provided funding for charity care to ensure coverage for our most vulnerable
Making Schools Stronger
Martina knows that strong and effective schools are the key to future success for our children. As Representative, she’s working every day to make education better.
Voting to increase education funding to its highest level ever to help local schools and students
Creating new School Safety Grants to help ensure the safety of children while they are away from us
Delivered record education funding for both traditional public education and choice initiatives to provide every child with the opportunity for success in life.
Supporting efforts to reduce standardized testing so teachers can focus on teaching real skills instead of teaching to tests
Encouraging community involvement that keeps neighborhoods safe and clean, as well as supporting local schools through an innovative tax credit program.
More Jobs, Better Pay
Martina gets it: the best way to help Northeast families is to bring good paying jobs to our area. As State Representative, that’s exactly what she is fighting to do:
Supporting career and technical education that provides local residents with the skills employers want
Focused on growing a responsible energy industry to create family sustaining jobs
Standing up for the rights of workers and working to preserve the benefits that Northeast families have earned
Making Pennyslvania more attractive to job creators to keep the jobs we have and attract new ones
Martina knows that whether you’re a working family or a retired senior, paying more in taxes is the last thing you need…especially now. As Representative, she has been a strong voice for fiscal discipline in state government.
Stopped a disastrous income and sale tax increase that would have hurt everyone in the Northeast
Passed responsible budgets that control spending while fully funding education and focusing on priorities like job creation
Passed a new bipartisan school funding formula that has meant more money for Philadelphia schools
Supported legislation to make sure more older residents than ever before receive property tax relief
Quality of Life
As a lifelong resident of the Northeast, Martina understands that we all want to preserve the unique character and quality-of-life in our neighborhoods. As our State Representative, she is standing side-by-side with us to do the things that make that happen.
Supporting our law enforcement, fire fighters and EMTs – both for the work they do and with the tools they need
Fighting the opioid epidemic by supporting treatment for those trapped in addiction, strong penalties for dealers, and by working with the medical community to end over-prescribing
Working with community groups and neighborhood associations to address local issues
Opposing radical policies that treat criminals better than crime victims