What I Stand For
Public Education Advocate
Mays is an elected official and the first Woman of Color to serve on the Heartland Area Education Agency Board of Education. As a mother of a special needs child, Mays understands the importance of equitable funding and opportunities within the public school system.
Our public schools need our support, proper funding and teacher support. The public education system is a great equalizer for our children and public dollars belong in public schools.
Mays has a passion for healthcare and works in managed care as a Manager of Contract Negotiations. Mays is a Subject Matter Expert in Medicare Contracting and spends countless hours researching potential providers to contract within the State of Iowa.
House District 43 is home to one of the largest healthcare providers for children with special needs in the Metro area, ChildServe. Medicaid and Medicare are the largest income sources for services provided at ChildServe, our County hospitals, critial access hospitals, and rural health clinics.
Economic Wellness and Equity
Job creation and higher wages are needed for Iowa families. Increasing minimum wage at state level for large employers.
Support small businesses with capital funding and tax reform.
Mays supports a progressive tax structure that is equitable to all income structures.