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Background

Experience

Representative, NH House of Representatives (2006 - 2018); Mayor, City of Claremont (1992); Chair, New Hampshire Commission on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury; Owner, G2M Communications

Family
Married; Children: 1
Education
BA, Saint Francis College, Biddeford, ME.
MS, Southern New Hampshire College, Hooksett, NH.
Home Address
4 Warren Street
Claremont, NH 03743

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

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?
State role in economic growth
Should NH pass a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature more control over the distribution of school funding?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH government switch from a pension system to a 401(k)-style retirement plan?
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?
Should NH increase tolls and/or add new toll booths?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?

Education

Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?
Should NH pass a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature more control over the distribution of school funding?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?

Energy and Environment

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH do more to limit eminent domain?
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?
Other: Energy and Environment
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?

Health Care

Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
Should NH expand its medical marijuana law?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?
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?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
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 NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?

Politics and Political Process

Should NH abolish partisan primaries and adopt the "Top 2" primary system?
Should NH impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?
Should NH allow binding referendums?
Should NH broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?
Should NH limit terms for elected officials?

Recreation and Transportation

Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?
Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH require seat belts?
Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?
Should NH increase tolls and/or add new toll booths?
Should NH require motorcycle helmets?
Should NH require car insurance for some or all drivers?

Social Issues

Should NH repeal same-sex marriage?
Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
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 authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?

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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