As an educator himself, Dr. Sanders maintains that education is an investment and not merely an expense. Parental involvement in a child’s education is essential. David Sanders has been a champion of academic freedom and believes that public funds for education should be used for public education. Teachers are professionals whose endeavors on behalf of our children should be valued and rewarded. The challenges faced by the public schools in our rural areas need to be addressed.
We have learned from the War in Ukraine that Indiana agriculture is not only an essential component of our economy and necessary for feeding America, but it is also critical to our national security. Agriculture is going to be completely transformed in the next decade by CRISPR and similar technologies, and it is important to have legislators such as myself who understand both the opportunities and challenges that their deployment entails. One thing attending six 4-H County Fairs in 2022 has taught me is hope about the direction of our youth. To see all those young people who have risen before dawn to tend to their animals and who take such pride in their endeavors is inspiring and belies the refrain that this generation of young people is unwilling to work hard. I have seen devotion and dedication, and I expect that their attitude will create a future generation of service to the good of society.
David Sanders has consistently advocated for home rule for Indiana counties and cities and has opposed state encroachment. Additionally, David is known for insisting that taxpayer money be spent wisely and not wastefully. He will continue to advocate on these issues if re-elected as City Councilor.
David Sanders has extensive experience in representative and legislative bodies and knows both how to be effective and how to consult others. He answers every message he receives from constituents and hosts monthly “Meet Your Councilor sessions.”
As a long-term supporter of benefits for veterans, David Sanders has fought for the access to healthcare that they have earned. He is also a regular visitor to the residents of the Indiana Veterans’ Home.
David Sanders has a well-established reputation as an opponent to government invasion of personal privacy and will continue to be vocal in these efforts.
David Sanders has supported policies that ensure that resources will be utilized in a sustainable fashion, so that we can leave our communities and the planet in a better condition for the future.
As a biomedical researcher, Dr. Sanders is a proponent for employing scientific and social-work approaches to addressing substance abuse and unacceptable levels of infant mortality. Inequities in access to healthcare facilities as well as to medical information, especially in our more rural areas, are a major contributor to the problem.