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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Candidate, NH Senate (2016, 2014, 2010); Candidate, NH House of Representatives (2012); Physical Therapist; Member, Windham Planning Board

Family
Married; Children: 3
Education
BS in Biomedical Sciences, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.
MS in Physical Therapy, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
Home Address
32 Range Road
Windham, NH 03087

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

Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH reform sentencing and/or parole laws to decrease the prison population?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?
Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?
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?

Education

Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?

Energy and Environment

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?
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 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 the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
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?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?
Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
Should NH continue to require parental notification before a minor's abortion?

Politics and Political Process

Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?
Should NH impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?
Should NH limit terms for elected officials?

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?
Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

Social Issues

Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
Should NH continue to require parental notification before a minor's abortion?

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.

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