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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Candidate NH House of Representatives (2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016); Vice-Chairman, New Hampshire Advisory Committee to the Federal Civil Rights Commission; Member, Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs; President, Latinos Unidos of New Hampshire; Member, New Hampshire Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees (NHAIR); Senior Instructor Health and Safety, American Red Cross New Hampshire; retired

Family
Married; Children: 3
Education
Medical School, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico,
Home Address
9 Campbello Street
Hudson, NH 03051

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

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH increase tolls and/or add new toll booths?
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
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?

Education

Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?
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 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?

Health Care

Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
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?

Politics and Political Process

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

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH increase tolls and/or add new toll booths?
Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

Social Issues

What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should there be a path to citizenship for some illegal/undocumented immigrants?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
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?

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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