2018 Primary election results

Dong Shen

Dong Shen
  • Democrat
  • Age: 46
  • Residence: Baltimore

About Dong Shen

Education

Dr. Shen graduated with Ph.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and M.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine.

Background

Cancer Researcher https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=8NMkI1UAAAAJ

Questionnaire

1
Kirwan
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?
Shen: Yes
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2
Transportation
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?
Shen: Yes to all questions. Some region needs to get improvement, like I-495
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3
Marijuana
Do you support the legalization of recreational marijuana?
Shen: No
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4
Chesapeake Bay
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?
Shen: 1. Get more donation and funding dedicated to Chesapeake Bay restoration. 2. Educate all people to protect Chesapeake Bay 3. and attend regular cleanups along your local stream or river 4. Replace paved driveways and sidewalks with permeable pavers 5. Use natural cleaning products 6. Use less pile of trash bags 7. Ride your bike more and use your car less 8. Teach our children how they can live compatibly with nature 9. Get out there! Explore the Bay and its rivers
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5
Health Care
What steps should Maryland take to ensure the broadest possible access to affordable health care?
Shen: Allow more insurance companies enter Maryland market. Secure more funding from all sources
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6
Crime
What role should the state play in helping Baltimore address violent crime?
Shen: Provide more funding to Baltimore police and security sections. Protect our children with stricter gun control. Turn vacant properties into affordable housing. Bring investment and jobs to Baltimore. Create workforce development programs Prevent drug use and crack down supply.
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7
Business Climate
How would you characterize Maryland’s business climate? What can the state do to foster the creation of more family-supporting jobs?
Shen: Maryland’s business is getting better every year. The state needs to bring more investment & more jobs, and create more family-suporting job training programs.
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8
Redistricting
Do you support the creation of a non-partisan, independent body to draw legislative and congressional district maps after each census?
Shen: yes
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9
LEOBR
Does the Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights adequately balance protections for police and the public? Should it be changed, and if so, how?
Shen: Not enough. A better communication is needed between law enforcement officers and the public.
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10
Opioids
What strategy would you adopt to address the opioid addiction and overdose crisis?
Shen: Prevent drug use and crack down supply
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11
Income inequality
What if anything should the state do to address income inequality?
Shen: Bring investment and jobs to Maryland. Create workforce development programs
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12
Transparency
Do the state’s Public Information Act and open meetings laws adequately ensure Marylanders’ ability to exercise oversight of the government?
Shen: yes
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