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2018 Declared Issue Positions

Background

Experience

Candidate, NH Governor (2016); Mayor of Portsmouth (2005 - 2008); Director of Corporate Relations, University of NH; Principal at SRM Consulting; State Director, No Labels

Family
Married; Children: 2
Education
BA International Relations and Public Relations, Masters of Public Administration, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
Home Address
Marchand for NH
310 FW Hartford Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801

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

Is police brutality an issue in NH?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
Should NH keep the death penalty?
Should NH legalize the recreational use of marijuana?
Should NH pass stricter gun control laws?

Economy, Budget and Taxes

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 create a paid family and medical leave insurance plan, paid for with a percentage of employee wages?
Should NH add a broad-based sales tax?
Should NH add an income tax on earned income?
Should NH raise the minimum wage?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH continue to use property taxes instead of a new broad-based tax, such as an income tax?

Education

Should New Hampshire allocate tax revenues for private and home schooling costs?
Should NH continue to administer statewide standards-based student assessments?
Should NH continue to base statewide assessments on Common Core standards?
Should NH increase funding for higher education?
Should NH increase state involvement in kindergarten and early education?

Energy and Environment

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 restrict further wind power development?
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)?

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 parents be allowed to opt their children out of the NH immunization/vaccination registry?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Was NH right to expand Medicaid eligibility, using private insurance wherever possible?

Politics and Political Process

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

Recreation and Transportation

Should NH pursue expanded commuter rail?

Social Issues

Should New Hampshire ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation, with exceptions for cases of rape/incest and health complications?
Should NH increase law enforcement policies and penalties for heroin-related offenses?
What is your opinion on the state providing some funding for Planned Parenthood?
Should NH increase funding for heroin treatment programs?
Should NH authorize one or more casinos?
Should NH increase legal protections based on LGBTQ status?
Should NH do more to enforce federal immigration laws?
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: $327,705
Spent: $308,502

Reporting Date: October 17, 2018

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