De La Isla reflects on Black Lives Matter, health care, COVID-19


Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla, the Democratic nominee for the 2nd District seat in Congress, says the police department is full of heroes, “but for us to say with a straight face that there is no room for improvement is crazy.” Her campaign is focused on expanding access to preventive health care, and she criticizes President Donald Trump for favoring politics over science in managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Michelle De La Isla

Topeka mayor

Tim Carpenter

Host, Kansas Reflector podcast