Democrat
State Senator
Rockingham District S24
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18
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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Senator, NH Senate (2018 - present); Representative, NH House of Representatives (2012 - 2016); Gastroenterologist

Family
Married; Children: 3
Education
Internship/Residency/Fellowship, Washington University/Barnes Hospital,
MD, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
BA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
Home Address
296 Harbor Road
Rye, NH 03870
Work Address
State House Room 107
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Legislator Activity Profile

Legislator Activity Profiles provide objective, nonpartisan measures used to show an elected official's activities at the Statehouse. They are not intended to present a ranking or rating of any kind. Data is not available for this official, as the individual did not serve a full term in the 2017-2018 legislative session.

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 keep the death penalty?
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 increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

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

Education

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

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?
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)?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
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 NH do more to limit eminent domain?

Health Care

Should NH allow physician assisted suicide?
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 require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?

Politics and Political Process

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

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

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.

Campaign Finances

Raised: $220,761
Spent: $210,123

Reporting Date: November 14, 2018

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