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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Social Security Senior Legal Analyst, Cambridge & Somerville Legal Services (2000 - present); Senior Policy Strategist, Bernie Sanders for President (2015 - 2016)

Family
Unknown; Children: 0
Education
BA History, University of Oregon,
Home Address
P.O. Box 3367
Manchester, NH 03105

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 the U.S. impose additional sanctions on Russia in retaliation for its aggressive action in Syria and the Ukraine?
Should the federal government expand background checks for firearms sales?
Should the U.S. impose additional sanctions on North Korea unless it abandons its nuclear program?
Do you support Pres. Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement?
Should the federal government limit certain firearm purchases to residents over age twenty-one?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should the federal government reform Social Security by raising the retirement age?
Do you generally support higher tariffs on imports from countries such as China, where we have a large trade deficit?
Should the federal government reform Social Security by requiring means testing?
Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?
Should the federal government institute a flat income tax for all income brackets while eliminating many deductions?
Do you believe the "Trump tax plan" bill passed in December 2017 helps middle income citizens?
Should higher income brackets pay more in federal taxes than they currently do?
Should the federal government raise the minimum wage?
Should the federal government privatize some or all of Social Security?

Education

Should the federal government allow student loan payments to be reduced based on income?

Energy and Environment

Should the federal government increase subsidies for nuclear energy to bring them into line with subsidies for other energy sources with low greenhouse emissions, such as wind and solar?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of coal?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of natural gas?
Should the federal government continue to subsidize the domestic production of oil?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by increasing funding for research on climate issues?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by providing subsidies for energy efficiency?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by providing subsidies for renewable energy?
Should the federal government do more to combat climate change by taxing carbon emissions?
Do you agree with President Trump on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement?

Health Care

Should the federal government repeal the Affordable Care Act/”Obamacare” entirely and start again?
Should the federal government provide health care and/or insurance to every citizen?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by repealing the tax penalty for employers who do not offer health insurance?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by eliminating the "essential health benefits" insurance plans must cover?
Should the federal government amend the Affordable Care Act/"Obamacare" by giving states a fixed block grant for Medicaid?

Politics and Political Process

Would you vote in favor of impeaching President Donald Trump based on what is known to date?
Do you support "The Speaker Project" from the organization No Labels, a proposal to change several House rules with the intent of encouraging bipartisan cooperation? (Learn more at https://www.nolabels.org/the-speaker-project/)

Recreation and Transportation

Should the federal government increase funding for transportation infrastructure, such as road repair and highway expansion?

Social Issues

Should the federal government provide more funding to states to fight opioid addiction?
Should the government enforce federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized marijuana?
Should the U.S. build a physical wall between Mexico and the U.S.?
Should Congress create a path to citizenship for illegal/undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children?
Should the federal government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?
Should the federal government ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?

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: $39,270
Individual Contributions: 100% ($39,170)
Party Contributions: 0% ($0)
PAC Contributions: 0% ($0)
Candidate self-financing: 0% ($100)
Other: 0% ($0)
Spent: $10,274

Reporting Date: August 22, 2018

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