Republican
Executive Councilor
District E1
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18
of 18
2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Executive Councilor (2014 - present); Senator, NH Senate (2002 - 2008); Representative, NH House of Representatives (1994 - 2002); Lieutenant Colonel, US Marine Corps

Family
Married; Children: 2
Education
BA History, University of New Hampshire, NH.
Home Address
PO Box 201
Union, NH 03887
Work Address
State House, Room 207
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

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

Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?
Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

State role in economic growth
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?
Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?

Education

Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?

Energy and Environment

Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?
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 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 NH restrict further wind power development?

Health Care

Should NH continue to require parental notification before a minor's abortion?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?
Should parents be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?

Politics and Political Process

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

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?
Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?

Social Issues

Should NH continue to require parental notification before a minor's abortion?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?

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: $25,200
Spent: $3,818

Reporting Date: August 22, 2018

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