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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2010 - 2014); candidate, U.S. House of Representatives (2016); member, Brookline Selectmen; insurance

Family
Divorced; Children: 3
Education
BA, Boston University, Boston, MA.
MBA, Southern NH University, Hooksett, NH.
Home Address
4 Sawtelle Road
Brookline, NH 03033

POSITION ON ISSUES

These issue positions are derived from the annual Citizens Count issue surveys or candidate websites, social media posts, media interviews, voting records, and other sources.

Crime and Public Safety

Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
How should the U.S. approach Iran?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
How should the U.S. combat the Islamic State?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should the federal government increase spending on defense?
Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should the federal government increase support for scientific research and development?
State role in economic growth
Should the government compel corporations to pay more in federal taxes, for example by closing “loopholes?”
Should higher income brackets pay more in federal taxes than they currently do?
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should the federal government lower the corporate tax rate?
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?
Should the federal government institute a flat income tax for all income brackets while eliminating many deductions?
Should the federal government increase spending on defense?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?
Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by requiring means testing?
Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?

Education

Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?

Energy and Environment

Should the government do more to combat climate change, for example by restricting emissions, taxing carbon, or providing incentives to develop clean energy?
Should New Hampshire maintain the renewable portfolio standard, which requires public utilities in New Hampshire to obtain a certain percentage of electricity from renewable energy sources (25% by 2025)?
Should New Hampshire continue to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which requires utilities to purchase allowances for every ton of carbon they emit?
Should NH lawmakers support or oppose the Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?

Health Care

Should NH limit access to abortion?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government repeal the Affordable Care Act/”Obamacare” entirely and start again?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?

Politics and Political Process

Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?
Should NH impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?
Should NH limit terms for elected officials?

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?
Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?

Social Issues

Should NH limit access to abortion?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
Should there be a path to citizenship for some illegal/undocumented immigrants?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Generally speaking, should the federal government give states more control over welfare/entitlement spending through block grants?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?

VOTING RECORD

This candidate did not hold office as a legislator in the most recent session, and therefore does not have a voting record available.

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