Liz Watson is a 5th-generation Hoosier and a labor and employment attorney who has spent her entire career fighting for working families. Read an introduction from Liz.
Liz has endorsements from over 30 labor unions, a dozen progressive groups, and two former representatives of the 9th district. Review Liz's endorsements.
Liz believes in affordable health care, good-quality education for our kids, good-paying jobs, equal rights, and a clean environment. Read Liz's position on the issues.
A decade after the financial meltdown, Washington policymakers are focused on how far to go rolling back post-crisis restrictions on the industry at the heart of it. This crop of candidates wants to shove the debate in the other direction, finding new ways to curb what they call ongoing excesses.
To the editor: Trey Hollingsworth refuses to debate Liz Watson for the same reason Todd Young refuses to debate in Bloomington: Fear. Hollingsworth would have as much trouble defending his stance denying affordable health care as Young would have defending gun manufacturers against school children.
The midterm elections are Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Indiana. Registration for the upcoming election closes Oct. 9. Registered voters in Monroe County can vote early from Oct. 4 through Nov. 2 at 401 W. 7th St from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. The location will also be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays from Oct. 17 to Nov. 3.
To the editor: I’ve been intently watching the coverage in your paper of the campaign for our representative in the House, Trey Hollingsworth and Liz Watson.
The Bloomington-Monroe County chapter of the League of Women Voters says it has canceled its public forum because one of the candidates could not attend either of their proposed dates. Watson's campaign told the News and Tribune they had been open to attending both.
As U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth’s campaign continues to brush off debate queries from his opponent in the 9th Congressional District race, Indiana organizations have taken to asking him themselves.
In the context of the mid-terms and congressional races, all eyes are on Indiana’s 2nd and 9th CDs where Democrats Mel Hall and Liz Watson have raised significant money in their challenges to U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski and Trey Hollingsworth.