ISSUES

Agriculture

Fighting for Idaho Farmers

During my time in Congress, I have made the promotion of Idaho agriculture one of my top priorities. As a member of the House Potato Caucus, House Sugar Caucus, and the Congressional Dairy Caucus, I am working with members across the aisle, and across the country, to promote and protect industries vital to our state’s…

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Green New Deal & Our Energy Future

Opposing the Socialist Energy Takeover

While I share the concerns of many Americans about climate change, I am also concerned about the overreaching and ambiguous nature of the Green New Deal. For example, I was very concerned to hear the lead sponsor of the legislation, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) say that the plan would transition off nuclear and all fossil…

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Veterans

Taking Care of Our Heroes

As a former member of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and current member of the House Appropriations Committee, I am committed to making sure our nation fulfills its obligations to our nation’s veterans and fully funds the operations of the Veterans Administration. The great State of Idaho is home to thousands of men and…

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Obamacare and Medicare for All

Getting You Quality Health Care

Obamacare was signed into law in 2010. Since that day, the United States health care system has been negatively impacted by increasing premiums, fewer choices in coverage, and lower quality in the care we receive. In fact, according to their latest “report card,” the American College of Emergency Physicians lowered the nation’s previous C- rating…

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Guns

Protecting Your 2nd Amendment

The Second Amendment to the Constitution reads: “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” I firmly believe this provision prohibits the federal government from denying citizens this right. Therefore, I will not support bans on the…

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Immigration

Securing Our Nation’s Border

As Congress considers comprehensive reform of our nation’s immigration system, I am deeply concerned over proposals that would grant amnesty to illegal immigrants in the United States. Giving amnesty to those who have broken our nation’s immigration laws would undermine the policies that were established to regulate our borders and provide an orderly process of…

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Budget & Spending

Balancing Our Spending

If there is one common theme I hear from Idahoans as I travel the state, it is their concern with the size of the federal budget and the impact our nation’s debt will have on future generations. I couldn’t agree more, and believe getting our fiscal house in order must be the first priority of…

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