Republican
Executive Councilor
District E3
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Issue Transparency

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of 18
2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Executive Councilor (2016 - present); Senator, NH Senate (2000 - 2004, 2010 - 2016); Co-Owner/Vice President, R.E. Prescott Company; Mechanical engineer

Family
Married; Children: 5
Education
BS, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
Home Address
50 Little River Road
Kingston, NH 03848
Work Address
Statehouse Room 302
107 North Main St.
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?
Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Should NH require motorcycle helmets?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

Should NH raise the minimum wage?
Should NH require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
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 a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature more control over the distribution of school funding?
Should NH pass right-to-work legislation?
Should NH government switch from a pension system to a 401(k)-style retirement plan?
Should New Hampshire government do more to increase the supply of affordable housing?
Should New Hampshire increase subsidies and tax credits for business investment?
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?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?

Education

Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH pass a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature more control over the distribution of school funding?
Should NH provide more funding for charter schools?
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 require labels on some or all genetically modified foods?
Should NH restrict further wind power development?
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?
Should NH allow the Northern Pass to proceed with some (not all) of the lines buried?

Health Care

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?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should parents be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry?
Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
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?
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 impose strict residency requirements on registering to vote?
Should NH allow binding referendums?
Should NH limit terms for elected officials?

Recreation and Transportation

Was NH right to ban hand-held cell phone use while driving?
Should NH require seat belts?
Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?
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 New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH continue to allow medicinal marijuana?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH decriminalize small amounts of marijuana?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH legalize the recreational use 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

Raised: $22,874
Spent: $9,036

Reporting Date: September 19, 2018

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