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NH House Rockingham County District 09

Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"Against"

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 program implements a carbon tax, which I oppose, and it does nothing to address climate change."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?

"Legalization needs to be nationwide to be effective."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"I also oppose a carbon tax."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire increase the tax on cigarettes?

"Cigarette taxes, like other taxes, need to be kept to a reasonable minimum."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"NH needs to create more competition in education by supporting charter schools and other alternative educational programs. That would allow us to get better results from the monies we do spend."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire create a road usage fee?

"Electric and hybrid cars should also help maintain the roads they use."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Subsidies need to be limited in size and duration; tax credits also need a sunset provision."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add tax incentives for affordable housing development?

"NH needs to decrease local and state regulations that drive up the cost of housing"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Why should non-college taxpayers help pay for the debts incurred by others?"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"NH needs to create more competition in education by supporting charter schools and other alternative educational programs. That would allow us to get better results from the monies we do spend."

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?

"Such a program would require a tax on income, which I oppose."

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?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Abortion should always be a choice of last resort, especially once a fetus becomes viable."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"I favor transparency in all government activity."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Subsidies for renewable energy need to be part of the state budget, not a driver of increased electricity costs, which affect lower-income ratepayers and business activity."

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?

"Subsidies for renewable energy need to be part of the state budget, not a driver of increased electricity costs, which affect lower-income ratepayers and business activity."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Even a competent and skillful governor cannot think of everything. His decisions should be reviewed and approved."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

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

"Absentee ballots have a necessary and useful purpose, but mail is far from secure."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2020

Should New Hampshire add a tax on capital gains?

"Against"

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