2018 Primary election results

Josephine J. Wang

  • Republican
  • Residence: West Deer Park Road

About Josephine J. Wang

Education

MA , BA IN Education Taft Fellow in Politicsl Science

Background

US Dept. of Education Montgomery College faculty MCPS Teacher

    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?
    Wang: More studies needs to be done. I support programs that will teach students competency and able to compete with students around the world.
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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?
    Wang: Governor Hogan’s plan is my plan! He needs senators to work with him, not against him!
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    3
    Marijuana
    Do you support the legalization of recreational marijuana?
    Wang: No, but for medicinal purposes, yes ! Also those who are at the end of their life, should be allowed to use it .
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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?
    Wang: Pig farmers and chicken farmers need to cooperate with the crabbers and Waterman on preserving the health of the Chesapeake Bay with the help of PA, VA and NJ . It is the body of water used by these neighboring states.
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    5
    Health Care
    What steps should Maryland take to ensure the broadest possible access to affordable health care?
    Wang: Support Governor Hogan’s plan !
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    6
    Crime
    What role should the state play in helping Baltimore address violent crime?
    Wang: Identify competent candidates to run as Mayor, not just based on the color of the skin! Ask State for help and use national guards just like Governor Hogan did !
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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?
    Wang: Maryland is open for business ! Support the Governor’s plan ! MD was 47th in business growth and now we’re Number 2 ! Continue with the Governor’s program of pro growth !
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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?
    Wang: This case is in the Supreme Court to be determined this coming June . No one party ought to carve out areas to benefit the party in control! Watch the Supreme Court decision !
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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?
    Wang: Obey the law ! No need to create more laws just because some illegal immigrants or would-be terrorists break the law, the police need to enforce the law ! Two officers were shot to death because the law breakers want to harm these officers. ENFORCE the law and the media should report honest and true news rather than fake news !
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    10
    Opioids
    What strategy would you adopt to address the opioid addiction and overdose crisis?
    Wang: Build the Wall, send National Guards to the border states and arrest the drug pushers! Do Not catch and release ! Support President Trump on this issue!
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    11
    Income inequality
    What if anything should the state do to address income inequality?
    Wang: There’s going to be income inequality no matter what ! Income should be based on merits, educational level and experience , not on gender!
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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?
    Wang: More research needs to be done in this area.
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