Let me give you some background information. My birth name was Loretta Lax I was born to Fannie Velder and Morris Lax. I had 2 brothers. Sidney who passed away, Emanuel Lax who is still living and is married to Carole Glatter. I am from Philadelphia. I lived in Israel for a time and I came back because of my fathers sickness. My father died of prostrate cancer and a heart attack. My mother and my brother Sid was stricken with lupus and died I married the love of my life Jordan M. Miller a Veterinarian. I was introduced to him through my mother who had Jordan timed and would go out side to sweep the sidewalk and she literally swept him into the house. I fell in love with him at first sight. We were married February 4th, 1978 in Las Vegas, Nevada. We were married for 26 1/2 years. Jordan passed away October 18, 2003 in my arms. We had a son Marcus , born on March 12, 1979 who I am very proud of.
My father was an US Army MP during World War 2. My mother worked for the Philadelphia Naval Yard and assisted on many war fund raisers for our boys overseas. My older brother Sid, served on the USS Saratoga as the top chef during the Korean War. My husband was in the US Army Air Force as a Veterinarian during the Laos War. My Nephew followed my father's footsteps to become an MP during the Cold War and was there when the Berlin Wall came down.
I was happy running an Animal Hospital in Philadelphia and I expanded it from a Mom and Pop Business to a multi Doctor Practice. Then it became the year of the Animal Activist who are the extreme Left of today destroying businesses, spreading fake news, and terrorizing families. We were attack by these activists for 3 years and eventually won all the lawsuits they charged us on the streets because the two kennel people who caused the death of a dog were fired.
How I got involved in Philadelphia Politics? There was a special tax the South Street Business Association wanted to place on the residents within a 5 block radius south of South Street. They wanted the residents to help pay for private clean up of their commercial area because it was a tourist area and the city raised their fee for this service. I worked with my husband at my side to stop special taxes from the commercial areas of Philadelphia from affecting the residential areas and keep Real Estate Residential Taxes down in Philadelphia so that the Commercial South Street would not have to pay higher taxes because of them. I also was the PR person for the late Senator John Heinz in Philadelphia. A neighbor decided to run for council person and asked me to help him. I campaigned for him and ran his office and that was when I became his campaign manager of not only him but others who were running. I handled three campaigns at one time.
I believe local businesses should create jobs in a safe environment and not discriminate against a person if they are disabled or because of the color of their skin, their sex, sexual orientation, or religion. I believe every immigrant who comes to the USA should be given free English Classes. I would like to see all illegal aliens who have been here in the United States, as good citizens without affiliations with gangs or an police record, to have the opportunity to become legal Citizens and have the American Dream offered to them like they offered my Grandparents and no longer be in hiding. I want to work for you and with you to make a Better Working America and for those who are disabled a better medical system. We need to create more and better living wage jobs, improve our schools, and make public safety by draining the swamp at the top a priority and ridding the leaches at the top of the food chain. With nearly a decade of government experience, I know what it takes to find solutions, navigate the complicated governmental agencies, and get things done."