Infrastructure

The fact that we need infrastructure repairs and upgrades is something we can all agree on.  Tolling users would be a fair and equitable way to achieve the funding necessary to fund the project we need.  But until the Governor and CT Legislature can be trusted, I cannot support tolls in any form or fashion here.  Monies that were supposed …

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Education

First we need to end the mindset that the only way to succeed in life is that you need a liberal arts degree.  All this has done is fuel higher tuition rates which have led to students graduating with enormous debt.  Imagine if banks would let anyone have a mortgage on any price home not knowing whether you could afford …

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Immigration

Virtually all of us here today descend from immigrants to this country.  I’m unwavering in my view that we are the greatest country in the world. We need immigration but we need it done legally and with controls.  Millions came through Ellis Island where they were registered checked for diseases and provided the knowledge to help them take their first …

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Agriculture

As a mid-west native who has adopted the second district as my home, I understand the how critical agriculture is to the fabric of a community. Our farmers are vital to this nation and their customers. The Second Congressional district is rich in farmland and our farmers must be protected. There are a lot of challenges in this industry and …

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Healthcare

I firmly believe that we must seek market-based reform that would insure patients to greater access of care. There are many faults in this industry and it is important that when passing legislature, that the interest of the citizen is put before the business. We deserve and should require greater transparency from suppliers and providers. Growing up in a family …

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Pro-2nd Amendment

Our Constitution guarantees us the right to bear arms, period.  That is irrevocable and absolute. As your congressman I will not do anything to further trample on those rights and will be a vote to help restore any rights that have been eroded.  But I will also admit that we have a problem with mass killings.  If you look at …

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