Our Town Reno

Patricia Ackerman, Running for a Nevada Congressional Seat to Streamline People First Policies

Episode Summary

Patricia Ackerman, a Democrat, is running for Nevada’s Congressional District 2. The seat is currently held by incumbent Mark Amodei, who has been in Congress nearly 10 years now. First there’s the Democratic Party primary still scheduled for June ninth, in a crowded field. Other notable candidates include Clint Koble and Rick Shepherd. On this episode of The Biggest Little Streets podcast, Ackerman shares with Our Town Reno reporter Scott King how her life experiences have prepared her to be the best qualified for the seat. She also speaks to the issues we care about, including helping the homeless and alleviating the affordable housing crisis,