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Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support the “Education Freedom Account” program, which gives students access to the per-pupil share of state school funding to spend on private school or home school expenses?

"Education of children is an obligation of parents. The best judge of how well children are being educated are parents whose judgment is buttressed by universal test scores."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the first trimester (e.g. after 6 weeks gestation)?

"The thoughtful legislation allowing for termination of life in the first 24 weeks of a pregnancy seems adequate."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the second trimester (e.g. after 15 weeks gestation)?

"The thoughtful legislation allowing for termination of life in the first 24 weeks of a pregnancy seems adequate."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"Income taxes are the ultimate weapon of government to subjugate their population."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"Sales taxes are a discouragement to prosperity especially as the level of personal income declines."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"The lower the level of expenses to a business the more sound the business. This increases prosperity for all members of the business community and all those dependent on these businesses."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire add a tax on capital gains?

"I would like to see the numbers supporting this proposition. The lower the rate the more supportive I could be."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire government do more to address climate change?

"This is a current problem touted world wide but failing to fulfill the threats promised for decades but never coming to fruition. I don't favor spending state dollars, dollars better spent for other problems we know are genuine at this moment."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support giving voters who register without ID on Election Day a ballot that only counts if they return identifying documents to the state before a deadline?

"Everywhere we go and every transaction of importance in our lives requires we identify ourselves"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support state contracts with faith-based organizations?

"As long as a business is a legal person or entity they should be welcomed to compete for state business."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support state contracts with Planned Parenthood?

"There is much negative press regarding Planned Parenthood so they would bear strict scrutiny when bidding for state contracts."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the state do more to encourage municipalities to remove zoning barriers to housing development?

"While I support local control there has to be encouragement for local officials allowing for more housing at all income levels."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support legislation to expand the net energy metering system capacity cap from 1 MW to 5 MW for all residential and commercial customers in New Hampshire?

"This advantages everyone, commercial or residential users."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire guarantee the right to access abortion before 24 weeks?

"The thoughtful legislation allowing for termination of life in the first 24 weeks of a pregnancy seems adequate."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should a nominee’s political beliefs be an important factor when deciding on a judicial or executive branch appointment?

"The nominee's beliefs are a part of their predictive future actions The stated beliefs of a nominee are to be considered including the political slant of any stated belief."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should the state increase funding for child care providers?

"Perhaps we should examine the state regulations placed on child care providers. Part of the dilemma is the burden of government forcing mothers to work outside of the home."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Do you support New Hampshire’s current system of public school funding, with about two-thirds of total funding coming from local property taxes?

"Encouraging competition in the delivery of education will lower the cost of educating our children."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by allowing home-growing and private use without sales?

"I am the author of the Therapeutic Cannabis law benefitting, today, 14,000 New Hampshire residents whose use of cannabis is prescribed by licensed medical licensed professionals. I Supported and lobbied for legalization to benefit those needing relief from medical conditions not rising to the level of seeking medical prescription."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by licensing growers and private retail locations?

"I am the author of the Therapeutic Cannabis law benefitting, today, 14,000 New Hampshire residents whose use of cannabis is prescribed by licensed medical licensed professionals. I Supported and lobbied for legalization to benefit those needing relief from medical conditions not rising to the level of seeking medical prescription."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by establishing state-run cannabis stores?

"I am the author of the Therapeutic Cannabis law benefitting, today, 14,000 New Hampshire residents whose use of cannabis is prescribed by licensed medical licensed professionals. I Supported and lobbied for legalization to benefit those needing relief from medical conditions not rising to the level of seeking medical prescription."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"The history of minimum, meaning state ordered, wage levels shows a reduction in job opportunities for the entry and less skilled worker. There should be a floor for wages"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Are you open to approving no-bid state contracts?

"The state of New Hampshire is a multi billion dollar business with tremendous leverage when seeking services and goods. This leverage should aways bring the lowest cost when palced out to bid."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should New Hampshire repeal the ban on abortion after 24 weeks gestation?

"The thoughtful legislation allowing for termination of life in the first 24 weeks of a pregnancy seems adequate."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH require local law enforcement to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement?

"We have law enforcement agencies to protect everyone from anyone intending harm to persons or property. A person not residing in the United States legally should be on their best behavior"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2024

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"The right of each person to be secure in their person and location should not be infringed."

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