[63] Hill also rented an apartment in Washington, D.C., with freshman representative Lauren Underwood. While the district was once solidly Republican, Democrats had 3,000 more registered voters in 2016. [28], Hill reportedly ran a grassroots campaign that didn't accept money from corporate political action committees. He also supported an early version of the GOP tax plan despite the fact that it phased "out the ability to deduct personal-casualty losses from wildfires and earthquakes... but [kept] the deduction for damage from hurricanes and floods". Unfortunately, this funding has never materialized. [23] Vice News Tonight reportedly planned on doing a follow-up episode regarding Hill's advancement to the general election. "[16], Before the start of the 116th Congress, Hill and Colorado freshman U.S. Representative Joe Neguse were chosen as the freshman class representatives for the Democratic Caucus. [58], Hill came out as bisexual after high school. [31][32][33], According to an October 2018 article in Rolling Stone, Hill is a gun owner, saying, "We have the highest number of law enforcement officials of any district in my county. She won her seat by defeating incumbent Republican Steve Knight in the 2018 midterm elections. [14], Hill began her career as a policy advocate at People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), a non-profit organization developing affordable and supportive services for the homeless in California. The Los Angeles Times has declared the race for this seat the second-most competitive in the state. [3] She is a member of the Democratic Party. [59] She was California's first openly bisexual person to be elected to Congress. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates. Hill attended public schools in the Santa Clarita Valley and graduated from Saugus High School in 2004. Katie Hill serves as the Associate Director of Programs at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP), and is responsible for supporting program initiatives, particularly for the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant. [24] In the weeks leading up to the midterm election, Hill was endorsed by former President Barack Obama, who also attended a campaign event in Southern California leading up to the election. [16], On March 8, 2017, Hill announced her candidacy for the United States House of Representatives for California's 25th congressional district, her home district, challenging incumbent Steve Knight, a Republican who had held the office since 2014. [12] Hill attended public schools in the Santa Clarita Valley and graduated from Saugus High School in 2004.

Will you support efforts to end programs which encourage teachers to teach to a test? [15] Later as the Executive Director for PATH, she raised the organization from a local force in Los Angeles County to one of the largest non-profit providers of homes for the homeless in California.

7 first-time House candidates explain why they're running in the age of Trump", "Fueled by fury against Trump, Democrats dream of turning California bluer", "Katie Hill flips CA-25. [7][48] She wrote, "This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do, but I believe it is the best thing for my constituents and our country. I will ensure that all public education is fully funded including all programs and services for those with special needs. Katie Hill: I am a proud advocate for public schooling. [18][26][27] Hill also stated she supports Medicare for All. I would be in favor of supporting a more holistic view of schools and programs that ensure that teachers do not simply teach to the test. Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. [36] Her husband denied the allegations of abuse and Hill's subsequent marriage dissolution petition did not allege abuse nor wrongdoing. Copyright © document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) Northridge Indivisible, out the ability to deduct personal-casualty losses from wildfires and earthquakes... but [kept] the deduction for damage from hurricanes and floods, would allow any person with a concealed carry permit from one state to carry their weapon in any other state, Muslims, 9/11, 911, September 11, Never Forget, fear, FDR, nothing to fear. Katie Hill, his opponent in the November election did respond and her answers are as follows: No Child Left Behind and the Every Student Succeeds Act both increased reliance on standardized testing within our classrooms.

Let's make 2018 happen. [8][9] Hill resigned on November 3, 2019,[10] and her last day on the floor was two days earlier. Hill denied allegations of a relationship with Kelly,[35] saying that her estranged husband, whom she described as "abusive", was doing everything he could to humiliate her, and that her political opponents were exploiting a private matter for political gain. With the GOP staring down a blue wave in November, the numbers are not working in favor of CA-25’s Steve Knight. Her mother, Rachel, is a local registered nurse and her father, Mike, is a police lieutenant. [30], Hill supports comprehensive immigration reform while working towards greater funding and security along the southern border to counter primarily illegal drug trafficking and other various crimes. [4] Knight won re-election in 2016, despite Hillary Clinton carrying the district by 7%.[19][20]. Hill earned her master's degree in public administration and her bachelor's degree in English from California State University, Northridge. [54], In the special election held in the spring of 2020, Hill endorsed her longtime friend, State Assemblywoman Christy Smith, who ultimately lost the election. As your Representative, she has begun to work on the issues of government transparency and accountability, health care, environmental protection, on a range of priorities for veterans and military families and so much more. ", "Freshman Dem Katie Hill denies improper relationship with aide", "Ethics panel launches investigation into Rep. Katie Hill", "Katie Hill's fast political rise met a quick fall amid shifting politics in #MeToo era", "Katie Hill sex case: #MeToo advocates hold their fire", "Katie Hill's resignation is about much more than an alleged affair and explicit photos", "Katie Hill admits to relationship with campaign staffer after ethics probe announced over separate alleged relationship", "The Humiliation of Katie Hill Offers a Warning", "Katie Hill Tries the Al Franken Defense", "Democratic Rep. Katie Hill to Resign Amid Allegations of Improper Relationship with Staffer", "Rep. Katie Hill, Facing An Ethics Investigation, Says She Will Resign", "Katie Hill, California congresswoman, resigns amid allegations of affairs with staff", "Katie Hill Vows to Battle Revenge Porn After Resignation Following Leaked Nude Photos", "Rep. Katie Hill Blasts 'Misogynistic Culture' in Exit Speech", "Watch Katie Hill's defiant resignation speech before backing Trump impeachment inquiry "on behalf of the women of the United States of America, "Democrats are on verge of the unthinkable: Losing a swing district in California", "How Cenk Uygur Threw The Race To Replace Katie Hill Into Chaos", "During the pandemic, Republicans see a rare political opportunity in California", "Katie Hill on refusing to disengage from politics: 'Change is too important to step out of the arena", "Bisexual Candidate Katie Hill Challenges a Homophobe for Congress", "Ten Women Leaders Breaking Barriers for Bisexual Representation", "Katie Hill Makes History As California's First Openly Bisexual Member of Congress", "Katie Hill Is Running for Congress — and Speaking Up About Her Unplanned Pregnancy", "Rep. Hill: I just do what I think is right", Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Katie_Hill_(politician)&oldid=984589261, California State University, Northridge alumni, Democratic Party members of the United States House of Representatives, Female members of the United States House of Representatives, LGBT members of the United States Congress, Members of the United States House of Representatives from California, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with USCongress identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 October 2020, at 22:59.
I am not opposed the existence of other school options but they should not be taking public resources. Instead, he voted for the Obamacare repeal. [39], The House Ethics Committee announced on October 23, 2019, that it would conduct an investigation into the allegation that Hill had an affair with a male staffer,[40] which, if true, would be in violation of House ethics reforms that were implemented in 2018 in response to the #MeToo movement.

Katie Hill: I am in full support of funding special education and I think it is a shame that we have not ensured that these students are taken care. [38] RedState also published nude photos of Hill as part of the story. Forty percent of our district owns a gun or lives in a household with a gun.
Do you support the NAACP's call for a moratorium on charter schools? [36], In August 2020, Hill released a book, She Will Rise: Becoming a Warrior in the Battle for True Equality, in which she shares her experiences from her time in politics. Knight’s campaign was presented with three questions about federal education policy but did not send a response. [1][2] Hill is the former executive director of People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), a statewide non-profit organization working to end homelessness throughout California. I will ensure that all public education is fully funded including all programs and services for those with special needs. [17][18] Hill and her husband also raised goats in Agua Dulce, California.