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Position on Issues

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the “Education Freedom Account” program, which gives students access to the per-pupil share of state school funding to spend on private school or home school expenses?

"I view this program as 'theft' of money from the public schools. This 'Freedom Account program is designed to weaken public schools. Currently, despite inadequate funding, most public schools in NH do a very good job in educating our children to read, do math, and to think critically by posing questions that stimulate further questions."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the first trimester (e.g. after 6 weeks gestation)?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire ban abortions during the second trimester (e.g. after 15 weeks gestation)?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire ban discussions about sexual orientation and gender identity in grades K-3?

"Children that young, with properly trained teachers, should be prepared to discuss such issues should they arise in the classroom."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the state law that bans teaching certain concepts, such as the idea that people may be "inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or unconsciously"?

"Our young people need to learn about both the 'good' and 'bad' aspects of America's history and herstory. CRT is a "red herring" as our young need to learn about how the indigenous people were subjected to genoicidal actions in both the New World and in what became the US."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire add a tax credit for businesses that contribute to student loan repayment for employees?

"That would be a positive step."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire lower business taxes?

"The business taxes are not that onerous."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire government do more to address climate change?

"Most definitely as we have reached a near tipping point that poses an existential threat to our planet and to life on Earth."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support giving voters who register without ID on Election Day a ballot that only counts if they return identifying documents to the state before a deadline?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire add a fee or mileage charge for electric vehicle owners to help pay for transportation and/or electric infrastructure?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

"Ban all military-style assault weapons such as the AR 15 and ('bump stocks')"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

"Yes, as I am thinking about the 39,000+ millionaires who reside in NH. who pay no income tax to support necessary state services-- the DHHS, Child and Family Services. the Corrections Dept., and the UNH University system."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

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

"I believe Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Hawaii, and Utah have used mail-in-ballots in elections via mandate."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by allowing home-growing and private use without sales?

"Undecided"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by licensing growers and private retail locations?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire legalize the recreational use of marijuana by establishing state-run cannabis stores?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire raise the minimum wage?

"Yes, I do strongly favors 'living wage.'"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should the state permanently increase how much tax revenue it shares with towns and cities every year, beyond public school funding?

"Most definitely."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the gradual phase-out of the Interests and Dividends tax?

"Again, I think it would be appropriate for the well-off to have to declare how much they are receiving. The tax rate to be negotiated."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Do you support the state’s current system of public school funding, with each district’s total funding primarily dependent on local property tax revenue?

"Property taxes are unfair NH as they are definitely regressive (and antiquated)."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire extend the renewable portfolio standard past 2025, requiring public utilities to obtain more than 25% of electricity from renewable energy sources?

"I also oppose expanding or creating any new nuclear power plants."

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire repeal the ban on abortion after 24 weeks gestation?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should New Hampshire guarantee the right to access abortion before 24 weeks?

"For"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?

"Against"

Citizens Count Issue Survey, 2022

Should the state do more to encourage municipalities to remove zoning barriers to housing development?

"For"

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