Increase trade programs in high schools and colleges. Students go to school in the mornings, work in the afternoon with a master tradesman and work toward completing their apprenticeship. When starting at age 16, these students can complete their internship in their early 20s.
New York needs to increase hydro-turbine, wind-turbine, geo-thermal and solar farms and encourage the use of clean, alternative energy in commercial and residential sectors.
Affordable housing for working and low-income families, seniors, and veterans and programs and housing to assist homeless.
Laurette supports the NYS Healthcare Act and The Safe Staffing Quality Care Act.