Democrat
Facebook Icon   Twitter Icon
phone icon (603) 357-5118 (home)

Issue Transparency

Did not take the survey icon
Did Not Take Survey
16
of 18
2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Senator, NH Senate (2006 - 2016); Chair, New Hampshire State Commission on the Status of Women (1998 - 2003); Director, Hospice of the Monadnock Region (1994 - 1996); Financial Adviser, American International Group Incorporated

Family
Married; Children: 4
Education
JD, Franklin Pierce Law, Rindge, NH.
BA, Keene State College, Keene, NH.
Home Address
PO Box 267
Harrisville, NH 03450

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 pass stricter gun control laws?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Is police brutality an issue in NH?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH pass stricter laws prohibiting pay and hiring discrimination?
Should NH invest more state funds in training programs to increase readiness for certain fields?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH create a paid family and medical leave insurance plan, paid for with a percentage of employee wages?
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?

Education

Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?
Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?

Energy and Environment

Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?
Should NH encourage more residential solar installations?
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 New Hampshire continue to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which requires utilities to purchase allowances for every ton of carbon they emit?

Health Care

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 limit access to abortion?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Was New Hampshire right to continue expanded Medicaid eligibility, using the traditional Medicaid system of managed care instead of private insurance?

Politics and Political Process

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

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

Social Issues

Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH limit access to abortion?
Should NH increase legal protections based on LGBTQ status?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?

LEAVE A COMMENT

Log in or register to post comments

©2018 Live Free or Die Alliance | The Live Free or Die Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.