Trudy believes that every American deserves quality, affordable health care. In the U.S. Senate, Trudy will protect health care coverage for Missourians, cut the cost of prescription drugs, and hold big insurance and pharmaceutical companies accountable for jacking up prices. She will also fight attempts to strip Missourians of their health care or to remove protections for insurance coverage for people with preexisting conditions. As a nurse and a mother of six, Trudy knows that women deserve compassionate health care in every phase of life. Trudy will work to ensure families have access to birth control, abortion, family planning, and maternal health care without stigma or shame. Trudy also believes that good health care is more than just the care of our physical bodies. We need an investment in mental health services so Americans can flourish and lead productive, healthy lives.