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Background

Experience

Senator, NH Senate (2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2018); Chair, Nashua City Capital Improvements Committee; Chair, Nashua Planning Board; Homemaker

Family
Married; Children: 2
Education
BA, University of MA, Amherst, MA.
Home Address
15 Masefield Road
Nashua, NH 03062

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 decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
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?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
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 pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?

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

Health Care

Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
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?

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?

Social Issues

Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
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.

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