Lori Mills can be described as a modern-day Minuteman. Surveying California’s political landscape, she felt a deep call to action and filed her papers to run. Like many Americans, she decided to run to restore balance in the State Legislature. She is one of many outsiders who are determined to end the one-party supermajority in California politics.
Lori Mils and others are testing the waters about 2022, deciding whether ordinary Americans should or political insiders should control the reins. In the next month, we will see if the nation’s sentiment lies with Mills and her cohorts; or if the establishment will prevail.
The interview lasts approximately 20 minutes. This gives Mills enough time to explain not only the policy positions she takes but also the human motivations behind her decision and how they feel connected with people in the 42nd District.
Mills describes herself as someone who isn’t beholden to the special interests, which she says have too much sway over Sacramento. She is a businesswoman, retired from a career at investment powerhouse Berkshire-Hathaway,…