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Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?

Possible revenue sources: "Tolls on I-93 (Mass Border), Income Tax, Limited Sales Tax, Tobacco Tax, Gasoline Tax, license fee for any boat over 17 feet long & (more if motorized) should be $75-100."

Voting Record, 2018

Voted against prohibiting abortions at or after 20 weeks gestation (HB 1636)

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Against"

Voting Record, 2015

Voted in favor of allowing physician assisted suicide (HB 1325)

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?

"Only hands free cell phone use should be permitted."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add a tax on capital gains?

"Taxes: depends on specifics!"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH authorize one or more casinos?

"I am opposed to increased gaming for New Hampshire."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase the tax on cigarettes?

"How great?"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

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

"'I support the adoption of Common Core Standards by the state.' BAD question!! Common Core is a curriculum guide not a testing method! This is apples (C.C.) and oranges (Smarter Balance test)."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?

"The possession of small quantities of marijuana should not be a crime."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Which ones???"

Voting Record, 2015

Voted in favor of 2015 House Bill 572. When residential land is taken through eminent domain for a gas pipeline, HB 572 allows the resident to require the pipeline company to purchase all of the land, not just a part.

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?

"We need full disclosure of the individuals or entities financing political campaigns."

Voting Record, 2015

Voted to allow qualifying patients and caregivers to grow medicinal marijuana at home (HB 593)

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?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?

"With appropriate qualifying criteria, I would support increasing state funding to charter schools."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

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

Open to considering tolls on I-93 (Mass Border)"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

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

"I would support legislation expanding Medicaid under the ACA."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"Absolutely"

Voting Record, 2016

Voted against various abortion restrictions in 2016, such as a bill to prohibit abortions based on genetic abnormality (HB 1623)

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

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

"Certain areas of our employment laws need to be changed to protect employees: equal pay for women"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?

Regarding drug tests for welfare recipients: "I oppose such legislation."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Against"

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, 2014

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

"I would consider supporting the Northern Pass Project with appropriate modifications to the plan. No above-ground lines; Economic pay-back for NH ratepayers"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"For"

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?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

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

Possible revenue sources: "Tolls on I-93 (Mass Border), Income Tax, Limited Sales Tax, Tobacco Tax, Gasoline Tax, license fee for any boat over 17 feet long & (more if motorized) should be $75-100."

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?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?

"I support legislation requiring auto insurance for all registered vehicles."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?

"I support the legislation, but want it conditioned upon more science & distribution issues resolved."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?

"Right to Work legislation will result in lower income to the working person."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire create a road usage fee?

"Needs to be done thoughtfully"

Voting Record, 2016

Voted against a bill that would have prohibited state funds for any health care provider that performs abortions, regardless of whether public funds were utilized for that specific service (HB 677).

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

State role in economic growth

"Yes, the state should do more: training/education of work force for specific jobs; state aid to start-up businesses. LOWER ENERGY PRICES FOR BUSINESSES!

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?

"This is not an income tax!!!"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Should extend to workers in socially critical occupations"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add tax incentives for affordable housing development?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2014

Should NH restrict further wind power development?

"I support such a moratorium on commercial wind towers at the present time until the state studies the matter. AGAIN - you mixed issues - review process is one thing - energy plan is another. We need moratorium until we do both."

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