Make Pennsylvania Blue - Jay Conners for State Representative
Jay Conners is a Democrat running to serve the 154th district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. As a long time resident of the district and father of three, Jay understands what specific issues impact the residents of Cheltenham, Springfield, and Jenkintown.
He knows that we need quality education in a safe and secure environment for our children. He understands the need for environmental protection. He demands immediate action for sensible and responsible gun legislation. As a union member, he is a strong advocate for labor protection.
For the past decade, Jay has served as a member of the Jenkintown Borough Council, and has gone on to become their Vice President. He also currently serves as the chair of the Jenkintown Democratic Committee. As an active member in the community, Jay's experience has granted him the knowledge to lead the community in the right direction during these ever-changing times.
Education - Jay has three daughters in the Jenkintown public school system; ages 11, 9 and 7 with his youngest requiring services for special needs. He believes that all children deserve a fair education in a secure environment with schools that are fairly and fully funded.
Labor - For more than a decade, Jay has been a member of the Teamsters Union Local 384. As a union worker, he will bring a reasonable and experienced voice to the conversation around workers' rights and protections.
Infrastructure - Jay has served as Chair of the Public Works Department for the last 8 years. He has gained valuable experience working with utility companies and engineers, and has secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants for infrastructure improvements.