Do you support the findings of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education? Are you committed to funding associated reforms, and if so, how?
Jaffe: I do not believe in commissions. They are a waste of time.
Is Maryland's transportation spending appropriately balanced between roads and transit? Does the state have the resources to meet its transportation needs? With the cancellation of the Red Line and the advent of BaltimoreLink, is the Baltimore region adequately served by transit?
Jaffe: Transportation spending is not balanced. Maryland does have the resources to meet transportation needs if the money is spent wisely. With better leadership the Baltimore region could be adequately served by transit
Do you support the legalization of recreational marijuana?
At a time when the federal government's commitment to Chesapeake Bay restoration is questionable, what new steps should Maryland take to protect this resource?
Jaffe: We need to elect ethical politicians to protect this resource
What steps should Maryland take to ensure the broadest possible access to affordable health care?
Jaffe: To ensure the broadest possible access to affordable health care, again we need ethical politicians in office who will do what is best for the people rather than what is best for themselves. Currently, this is not the case. In my opinion, presently, we do not have one ethical politician in the state.
What role should the state play in helping Baltimore address violent crime?
Jaffe: Again, we need to elect ethical politicians who will step up to the plate instead of going around in circles to extinguish the fire of violence raging in Baltimore
How would you characterize Maryland's business climate? What can the state do to foster the creation of more family-supporting jobs?
Jaffe: The best thing the state legislature can do is to meet for 3 weeks instead of 3 months for the purpose of approving the state budget. The rest of the year, they should but out and let business leaders run the show.
Do you support the creation of a non-partisan, independent body to draw legislative and congressional district maps after each census?
Does the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights adequately balance protections for police and the public? Should it be changed, and if so, how?
Jaffe: Unfortunately, currently, the police departments in Baltimore City and Baltimore County are not getting the support they should hvae from the phony career politicians. Once again, the solution is to elect ethical politicians who will serve the people rather than themselves.
What strategy would you adopt to address the opioid addiction and overdose crisis?
Jaffe: The restoration of Judaic - Christian values and the implementation of my TUTOR-MENTOR TEAM PROGRAM in the pubic schools of Baltimore City and Baltimore County would make a huge difference in combating this crisis.
What if anything should the state do to address income inequality?
Jaffe: The implementation of my TUTOR-MENTOR TEAM PROGRAM in the pubic schools of Baltimore City and Baltimore County would be a major step in the right direction.
Do the state's Public Information Act and open meetings laws adequately ensure Marylander's ability to exercise oversight of the government?
Jaffe: Absolutely Not! The laws are a big joke