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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2012 - 2014); Merrimack Budget Committee; Merrimack School Board; retired high school science educator

Family
Married; Children: 2
Education
Rivier College, Nashua, NH.
BS, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH.
Home Address
7 Woodward Road
Merrimack, NH 03054

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

Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?
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 add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
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 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 restrict further wind power development?
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 require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?

Health Care

What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should parents be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
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 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 limit terms for elected officials?
Should NH impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?

Social Issues

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
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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