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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2014 - 2016); Member, Governor's Commission Opioid Task Force; Member, Strafford County Opioid Task Force; Member, Governor's School Safety Preparedness Task Force (Member, School Stakeholder Working Group); Member, NH Commission to Study te Legalization of Taxation of Marijuana; Chair, NH Commission to Study Hypodermic Needles and Syringes; Member, Town of Lee NH Recreation Commission (2014 - 2017); Podiatrist (retired); consultant; volunteer working with multiple nonprofit organizations dealing with recovery and treatment of substance use (scroll down to "In Their Own Words" for more information)

Family
Married; Children: 2
Education
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine,
Home Address
1 Thornton Lane
Lee, NH 03861

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

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
State role in economic growth
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH create a paid family and medical leave insurance plan, paid for with a percentage of employee wages?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?

Education

Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
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 do more to limit eminent domain?
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
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 NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
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)?

Health Care

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?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH expand its medical marijuana law?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
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?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?

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?
Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?

Social Issues

What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
In Their Own Words

Other previous service: Scout Leader, youth sports coach, volunteer teaching, Hand Up Health Services volunteer, board of directors for residential treatment facility for pregnant women and newly delivered moms and their children, Chair of the Advisory Board for local Recovery Community Organization, helped organize and manage the emergency warming shelter for homeless people in Rochester, and lead medical relief teams after hurricane Katrina

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.

Campaign Finances

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