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NH Senate District 17

Position on Issues

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 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 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, 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 increase the tax on cigarettes?

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

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, 2020

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

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

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 increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?

"The market decides this question now."

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, 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, 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, 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

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, 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, 2020

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?

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

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 increase public access to reports of police misconduct?

"For"

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 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, 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, 2020

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

"Undecided"

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."

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