Steven L. Brown

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Incumbent

Background

Steve Brown graduated from the Carolina University of Theology with a BA in Biblical Studies and Master’s in Ministry. Brown has served on the Hampton City Council since July 2018. He has work experience with Riverside Health Systems, Calvary Community Church, Emerging Leadership Academy, and Victory Life Church. Brown currently serves on NAACP, Aberdeen Civic Association, and Virginia Housing Commission subcommittee. He has also served with Healthy Families; Alternatives Inc.; Hampton Regional Housing Authority, Board Chairman; Y.H. Thomas Community Center, Vice President; Hampton/Newport News Community Service Board; Citizen Engagement Advisory and Review Commission; and Hampton United [1].

Key Issues

COVID-19

Brown wants the Hampton community to get vaccinated. He promotes vaccination clinics on social media. He also promotes testing clinics and health insurance enrollment [4].

Community

Brown wants the Hampton community to work together and support each other, like they did when trying to find missing 4 year-old boy Codi Rigsby [3].

Public Safety

Brown supports the police force. He believes that his role as a council member is to provide the resources for the local authorities and professionals [3].

Water

In 2021, Brown voted against increasing the Hampton stormwater fee, which is used to fund stormwater projects, to $10.38 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and people being in difficult financial situations [5].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Hampton Virginia
2 VPAP
3 13 News Now
4 Facebook
5 Daily Press