City Government: PK knows that accountability and transparency in city government are of vital importance to the people of Aurora. PK will serve his constituents all of the citizens of Aurora with integrity, openness, and responsibility. He will bring positive changes to the city council and be accessible to the people. He listens, he learns, and he cares.
Small Business: PK will encourage small businesses in Aurora and their expansion. He will simplify the start-up process, leading to the creation of more jobs. As a small Aurora business owner himself, PK has first-hand experience in dealing with the bureaucratic procedures involved. He would welcome small business start-ups, expansion, and productivity with a sustainable business model planned for encouraging strong incentives.
Public Education: PK will do all he can to ensure that the people of Aurora have safe schools with access to superior public education through high school and more local opportunities for post-secondary learning. He believes that the Community College of Aurora is a flagship institution of higher learning, which needs to be expanded to offer four-year degree programs.
Clean and Safe Environment: PK has heard the voices of Aurora citizens regarding oil and gas development and is concerned about the effect that highly industrial activity may have on our land, our air, our water, our property values and our health. PK envisions a one-stop renewable energy network in Aurora, which could lead the state, nation, and world in energy leadership.
Veterans: The multitude of obstacles facing our veterans is troubling to PK. By some estimates, one-third of the population of Aurora is comprised of men and women on active or reserve duty, and veterans, many of whom need jobs, housing, and services to provide support and assistance. The suicide rate among veterans is unacceptable. PK is determined to focus attention on our fine service men and women.