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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Representative, U.S. House of Representatives (2018 - present); Executive Councilor (2012 - 2018); Representative, NH House of Representatives (2002 - 2006); Co-Owner, Puritan Backroom Restaurant; Treasurer, Hillsborough County

Family
Unknown; Children: 0
Education
Harvard University, MA.
Home Address
660 Central Avenue
Suite 101
Dover, NH 03820
Work Address
323 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515

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 the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should the U.S. impose additional sanctions on Russia in retaliation for its aggressive action in Syria and the Ukraine?
Should the U.S. impose additional sanctions on North Korea unless it abandons its nuclear program?
Do you support Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age?
Do you generally support higher tariffs on imports from countries such as China, where we have a large trade deficit?
Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?
Do you believe the "Trump tax plan" bill passed in December 2017 helps middle income citizens?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by requiring means testing?

Education

Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?

Energy and Environment

Should the federal government increase subsidies for nuclear energy to bring them into line with subsidies for other energy sources with low greenhouse emissions, such as wind and solar?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of coal?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of natural gas?
Do you agree with President Trump on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by increasing funding for research on climate issues?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by providing subsidies for renewable energy?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by taxing carbon emissions?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of oil?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by providing subsidies for energy efficiency?

Health Care

Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by repealing the tax penalty for employers who do not offer health insurance?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by eliminating the "essential health benefits" insurance plans must cover?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by giving states a fixed block grant for Medicaid?

Politics and Political Process

Would you vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump based on what is known to date?
Do you support "The Speaker Project" from the organization No Labels, a proposal to change several House rules with the intent of encouraging bipartisan cooperation? (Learn more at https://www.nolabels.org/the-speaker-project/)

Recreation and Transportation

Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

Social Issues

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government provide more funding to states to fight opioid addiction?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
Should the U.S. build a physical wall between Mexico and the U.S.?
Should Congress create a path to citizenship for illegal/undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?

VOTING RECORD

2019

Crime and Public Safety

H Amdt 398 (2019) - Prohibits federal law enforcement from interfering in states that legalize recreational marijuana. - Voted to protect state marijuana legalization.
H R 1112 (2019) - Extends the time period for authorities to complete a federal firearms background check. At the time of this bill's submission, if a background check is not completed within three days, the seller may go ahead and sell the firearm. - Voted to extend background checks.
H R 1585 (2019) - Reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which contains victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. For example, VAWA authorizes federal grants for rape prevention programs. The 2019 version of VAWA passed by the House includes a provision to block stalkers, former boyfriends, and dating partners - no just marriage partners - from possessing firearms. - Voted to reauthorize VAWA with expanded gun control.
H J Res 46 (2019) - Ends the national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border declared by President Trump. - Voted to end national emergency.
S J Res 7 (2019) - Prevents the U.S. from fighting in or assisting in Yemen's civil war. - Voted to stop the U.S. from fighting in Yemen.
H R 8 (2019) - Requires a background check for all firearm sales, including private sales that do not take place through a licensed dealer. - Voted to expand background checks.

Economy, Budget and Taxes

H R 1644 (2019) - Restores the Open Internet Order of the Federal Communications Commission, which would reinstate net neutrality rules that prohibit internet service providers from slowing internet content. - Voted to reinstate net neutrality rules.
H R 268 (2019) - Democratic bill to end the government shutdown and fund the government through September 2019. The bill does not include $5.6 billion for a border wall, but includes $14 billion in disaster relief funding. - Voted for budget bill without border wall funding.
H J Res 31 (2019) - Final 2019 federal budget bill, including $1.4 billion for 55 miles of physical barrier on the border with Mexico, $415 million for humanitarian relief at the border, $12 billion for disaster relief, and $3.3 billion for highway and bridge infrastructure. - Voted for final 2019 budget bill.

Energy and Environment

H R 9 (2019) - Requires the U.S. to remain in the Paris climate agreement beyond 2020. - Voted to stay in Paris climate agreement.

Health Care

H R 986 (2019) - Blocks a Trump administration policy that would give states greater flexibility to allow short-term and association health care plans.  Those plans would not have to meet the same requirements as originally laid out under the Affordable Care Act. - Voted to block greater variation in health plan requirements.

Social Issues

H R 5 (2019) - Adds sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity to federal anti-discrimination laws. - Voted to expand anti-discrimination laws.
H R 6 (2019) - Offers a path to citizenship for illegal/undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, as well as some other immigrants whose countries of origin are experiencing ongoing armed conflict, natural disasters, or other extraordinary conditions. - Voted to offer a path to citizenship.

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COMMENTS

Eric Gregg
- Brentwood

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 7:01am

You do not help yourself by not getting information out to the voters beyond TV commercials which few actually listen to. Your position being clearly known on the variety of topics is very important for this upcoming election. Speak your position!

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