Republican
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Background

Experience

Senator NH Senate 2010-present, Representative NH House of Representatives 2004-2010, School Nutrition Director Hampton School District 1974-2004, Instructor Food Service Management University of NH, Chair American School Food Service Association Public Policy and Legislation Committee 1999

Family
Married; Children: 3
Education
BA, University of NH, Durham, NH.
Home Address
1 Hayden Circle
Hampton, NH 03842
Work Address
Room 103-A Legislative Office Building
33 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301

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

Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH require seat belts?
Should NH require motorcycle helmets?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?
Was NH right to raise the gas tax in 2014?
Should NH add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Do employees in NH need more legal protections in the workplace?
State role in economic growth
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
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 revise the meals and rooms tax?
Should LLCs be subject to the interest and dividends tax?
Should NH increase the interest and dividends tax?

Education

Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?

Energy and Environment

Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
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 allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?

Health Care

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 broaden campaign finance disclosure laws?
Should NH allow binding referendums?

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 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 add restrictions on welfare recipients?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?

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

Campaign finances are not available for this candidate.

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