Tobacco 21 - Raise the Age!
- Strongly supports a county-wide ordinance to raise the age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 yrs old, a measure endorsed by the DuPage County Health Department and implemented in the cities of Naperville and Chicago.
- Believes that the County Board should push for effective consolidation of unnecessary departments, such as folding the DuPage Election Commission back into the County Clerk’s office
- Supports constituent accessibility to elected officials and vows to hold frequent town halls to receive constant feedback from District 4 residents
environment - Preserve our green Areas!
- Supports an energy audit of the County Board and the installation of solar panels on its roof to reduce energy costs paid for by taxpayer dollars
- Would work to host environmental workshops for constituents regarding green energy policies that individual households could implement, such as solar water heaters or solar roof panels
- Fully supports "DuPage Connects", the recent 25-yr vision for public transportation initiative launched by the County Board that will work to make DuPage a more cohesive area for workers and visitors
- Will work to expand the bus system, build more bike lanes, repair county infrastructure, and make sure that no one should need a car to get around DuPage County
- Believes that elected officials should represent the areas they serve and that the DuPage County Board should have more than 1 Democrat, 4 women, and no people of color serving on it
- Understands that a diverse background of viewpoints and experiences are required to develop and pass comprehensive legislation
- Hadiya does not support the 2% raise County Board members voted to grant themselves in 2016 and vows to return the money every year.
- Believes that taxpayer money should go towards addressing constituent issues, not unnecessary expenditures for County Board Members.
- Supports working to upgrade DuPage County’s bond rating back up to a AAA rating from the current AA+
- Supports county treatment centers for people affected by opioid and heroin addictions
- Understands that addiction and reliance should be treated as illnesses, not crimes