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Running for:

NH Senate District 20

Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"Minimum wage laws emperically harm the people they claim to help."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?

"For too long, NH has been an island of prohibition surrounded by legalization. Personally, I preffer decriminalization and home grown, but would support this."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"I will never support an income tax."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"The NH advantage of low taxes and low spending is worth preserving."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase the tax on cigarettes?

"While I appreciate the sentiment of trying to reduce smoking, this is not the best way to do this."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?

"If our goal is educating children, let's provide for the money to follow the child so parents have more choices available to them."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire create a road usage fee?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?

"Please note, subsidies and tax credits are not the same. I support tax credits."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add tax incentives for affordable housing development?

"I support reductions in taxes, allowing more choice in the hands of the people."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire provide student loan debt repayment programs for workers in industries with labor shortages?

"Sounds good in theory but many negative unintended consequences will result. It's not the government's job to pick winners and losers."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase the base amount of per-pupil funding it provides to local school districts?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire create a statewide family and medical leave program, paid for with a percentage of employee wages, with no opt-out?

"This is a backdoor attempt at creating an income tax, which I will never support."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Do you support Gov. Sununu's proposal to allow employers and employees to opt-in to a private, paid family and medical leave insurance plan, based on a pool of state employees, excluding coverage for personal illness?

"In principle, not opposed but would have to see the specific proposed legislation."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 24 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase public access to reports of police misconduct?

"Absolutely! I serve on right to know NH and police accountability is one of my care issues. As your senator, I will work to eliminate the current body cam exception."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase the size of solar panel installations that may participate in net energy metering?

"It is unclear from the question who would be paying for this. I support private solar."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire extend the renewable portfolio standard past 2025, requiring public utilities to obtain more than 25% of electricity from renewable energy sources?

"Allow the market to work."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add restrictions to the governor's powers during a state of emergency?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Do you support the option of mail-in ballots for all voters, not just absentees?

"I support making voting easy for qualifying voters. Absentee ballot procedures create the necessary checks and balances to ensure fair elections. Mail-in balloting is room for potential abuse."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add a tax on capital gains?

"Against"

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