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Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?

"I support a ban on abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"I oppose abortion as a method of birth control."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

"I oppose expanded commuter rail."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH limit terms for elected officials?

"I oppose term limits for New Hampshire elected officials."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?

"Any program demonstrating a successful record should continue to receive funding."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH allow binding referendums?

Not in favor of amending the NH constitution to allow citizen to vote on statewide issues in a referendum.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"This is always a false hope but has failed to reduce property taxes whenever tried."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"There is no empirical evidence to justify this type of regressive burden on families."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"This is a decision for each legislature for each budget."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add a tax on capital gains?

"This is an anti-growth for business and pro-growth for larger government."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should NH authorize one or more casinos?

"I oppose casino gambling in New Hampshire."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase the tax on cigarettes?

"We are generating large tax dollars from tobacco now."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?

"I oppose basing statewide assessments on Common Core standards."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH pass a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature more control over the distribution of school funding?

Supports adopting a constitutional amendment that reduces the role of the courts in the school funding challenge.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?

Supports decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana for adults.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?

"I oppose broader campaign finance disclosure laws."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should LLCs be subject to the interest and dividends tax?

Does not support LLC tax.

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?

"This would be anti-everybody who benefit from a free market."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?

"I would support increasing state funding to charter schools."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?

"I oppose increased law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH increase tolls and/or add new toll booths?

Against adding tolls to I-93 at the Massachusetts border.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?

In favor of legalizing medicinal marijuana.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Evidence fro other states demonstrate the inadvisability of this practice. It has deteriorated since its northwest inception."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?

"Cannabis is a plant. I support things from nature."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?

"We suffer with a costly an inefficient system of health care delivery."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?

"I oppose NH's expanded Medicaid program."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"This is a deterrent to employing new entrants to the job market"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?

"You said this was non-partisan, but here is the 'D' position."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?

"I support increased state enforcement of federal immigration laws."

Voting Record, 2015

Voted to forbid the use of EBT cards or cash from EBT cards for alcohol, tobacco, gambling, lottery tickets, tattoos, firearms, or adult entertainment (SB 169)

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Ratepayers should not be expected to subsidize the energy use of others."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"The market decides this question now."

Voting Record, 2018

Voted to change the sentence for any offense eligible for the death penalty to life imprisonment without parole (SB 593)

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?

"I oppose the Northern Pass as currently proposed."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"I submitted a bill to double per pupil funding but the Democrat senators defeated it, I think because of union pressure."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Is police brutality an issue in NH?

"Police brutality is not an issue in New Hampshire."

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?

"I have no objection to a voluntary program."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?

"I am opposed to any new or increased taxes - we should just control our spending."

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?

"This punishes energy users for no measurable benefit."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

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)?

"I oppose the renewable portfolio standard in New Hampshire."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH repeal same-sex marriage?

Opposes repeal of the gay marriage law.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?

Against having mandatory automobile insurance.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH require motorcycle helmets?

Against a mandatory helmet law for motorcycle riders.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH require seat belts?

Not in favor of a mandatory seatbelt law for adults.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH revise the meals and rooms tax?

Against increases to meals and rooms tax.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?

"Right to Work legislation will create many new jobs in NH."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire create a road usage fee?

"We have this now it is called the road toll, the tax on fuel."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?

"New Hampshire government should do more to increase the supply of affordable housing."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?

"I oppose the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?

"I oppose New Hampshire continuing to administer statewide standards-based student assessments."

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?

"Employers can do this now."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"We have sufficient laws now for gun control but not enough money for mental health."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Each industry can do this now."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2010

Should NH government switch from a pension system to a 401(k)-style retirement plan?

Supports reform of retirement benefits for municipal and state employees and states: The current burden of pensions in the public sector will lead to a reduction on services as government diverts more revenue from current services to fund pension contributions. It is happening now."

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Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add tax incentives for affordable housing development?

"I would consider this a local control/taxation issue."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"The per pupil state support should apply to all children."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should parents be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry?

"Parents should be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2018

Should NH impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?

"New Hampshire should impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2016

Should NH restrict further wind power development?

"I oppose restrictions on further wind power development."

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