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2016 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2010 - 2014); 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

The LFDA Survey is the primary source for issue positions on this website. Each election season the Live Free or Die Alliance sends a survey on NH issues to every candidate for state office. We make every effort to reach each candidate by snail-mail, e-mail, and phone. If an issue position is still not answered through our survey, we utilize other resources including voting records, candidate websites, campaign fliers, Project Vote Smart surveys, and more. Any questions or suggestions on issue positions? Contact us.

Crime and Public Safety

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

Economy, Budget and Taxes

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

Education

Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?

Energy and Environment

Should NH restrict further wind power development?
Should NH continue to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative?
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?
Should the government do more to combat climate change, for example by restricting emissions, taxing carbon, or providing incentives to develop clean energy?
Should NH lawmakers support or oppose the Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?

Health Care

Should the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
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 the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

Politics and Political Process

Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?

Recreation and Transportation

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

Social Issues

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?
Generally speaking, should the federal government give states more control over welfare/entitlement spending through block grants?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
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 the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

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.

Campaign Finances

Raised: $60,575

Individual Contributions: 67% ($40,575)
Party Contributions: 0% ($0)
PAC Contributions: 0% ($0)
Candidate self-financing: 33% ($20,000)
Other: 0% ($0)

Spent: $60,575

Reporting Date: December 31, 2016

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