Assemblywoman Russell with Political Pal Ted Ford in 2014
Such bills face steep climb unless there is Second Floor and legislative leadership support.
Ms. Russell is seeking reelection and through her newly hired media meister is plucking the strings of local media a lot better than two years ago when her campaign was in disarray.
Republicans face a primary between her two opponents from 2014.
The variable this year is voters in this year of Trump and Sanders are not necessarily looking for someone who knows the system and touts their ability to navigate in the corrupt corridors of the capital