JARROD'S
PRIORITIES

SECURE ROBESON'S ECONOMIC FUTURE

Jarrod's top priority will be securing our economic future by putting working class North Carolina families first. Especially now with high inflation and rising prices, Jarrod wants to cut taxes so families can keep more of their hard-earned money.

  • Increase Job Training Programs for High Demand Careers and Workforce Development

  • Enhance Economic Growth in Rural North Carolina Communities

  • Eliminate the state personal income tax for hard-working North Carolinians

  • Eliminate the State sales tax on food

ENSURE STUDENTS HAVE ACCESS TO A QUALITY EDUCATION

Jarrod understands the value of a quality education. Jarrod will fight to protect the NC Promise initiative, which keeps college tuition costs at UNC-Pembroke just $500 per semester. Jarrod knows how important teachers are to our students and communities, and he will work to raise teacher pay to better reflect the value they provide.

  • Increase pay for educators

  • Empower educators by reducing non-instructional burdens

  • Promote parental involvement and accountability in schools

  • Protect the NC Promise initiative to keep UNC-Pembroke tuition affordable

  • Increase funding for school safety by renovating schools and investing in more resource officers and mental health professionals

KEEP OUR COMMUNITIES SAFE AND SUPPORT LAW ENFORCEMENT

Having worked for the State Fire Marshal, Jarrod understands the challenges facing law enforcement and how vital they are for keeping our communities safe. Jarrod stands with law enforcement and will work to make sure they have the resources they need to do their jobs and keep us safe.

  • Invest in law enforcement agencies in rural areas

  • Invest in Robeson County's volunteer fire departments

  • Ensure that first responders are adequately funded and equipped with the resources they need to be effective

DEFEND THE LIVES OF THE UNBORN AND SUPPORT FAMILIES

Jarrod understands how important it is to be a voice for the voiceless and recognizes that the most innocent form of human life deserves to be protected.

  • Oppose efforts to legalize abortion on demand

  • Support the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act in the General Assembly

  • Support single mothers and adoption and foster care services

SUPPORT ELECTION INTEGRITY

The right to vote is among the most sacred of rights that Americans enjoy, and Jarrod understands the importance of safeguarding that right.

  • Support what the voters of North Carolina have already expressed their support for: voter identification to vote.

MODERNIZE ROBESON COUNTY'S INFRASTRUCTURE

Jarrod understands the value of quality infrastructure and how critical they are in serving the public's everyday needs. In the General Assembly, Jarrod will work to modernize infrastructure in Robeson County and across the state, especially in rural communities.

  • Promote infrastructure that mitigates flood damage and strengthens hurricane preparedness

  • Invest in the renovation and modernization of public schools

  • Increase access to internet services by expanding broadband services to rural communities

  • Provide spending oversight to ensure that infrastructure funds are being spent efficiently and effectively to avoid wasteful spending