MY CORE VALUES: GUIDING MY VOTES SINCE 2013
RESPECT FOR PRIVATE PROPERTY
Private property rights are the cornerstone of our personal freedoms. All of our personal rights and freedoms stem from the value government places on private property.
FISCAL DISCIPLINE, INTEGRITY AND TRANSPARENCY
Wyoming's budgeting process needs to be reformed. A zero-based budgeting process needs to...
PROJECTS OVER PEOPLE - May 27, 2016
On the campaign trail this year, you might hear from Democrat candidates that the Republicans in the House sacrificed “people” in favor of “projects.” That Republicans voted for “construction projects” at the expense of “people programs.”
On Senate File 41 – a bill providing appropriations for state ...
BUDGETS - May 2016
Wyoming faces a revenue shortfall over the next four years. Estimates range from $700 million to $1 billion.
The Governor has called for across-the-board spending cuts for all agencies, departments and divisions, including the university. There has been no call for a drastic restructuring of government or a comprehensive analysis of the state government’s size ...
MEDICAID EXPANSION - April 11, 2016
I have consistently voted NO to expand Medicaid in Wyoming. Four main reasons:
1. Enrollments have exceeded projections in every state that has expanded Medicaid, sometimes by almost 300%. (Colorado)
2. The five-year study, by the state of Oregon, of the health outcomes of Medicaid enrollees and individuals with no health insurance...
GENDER WAGE GAP - October 2015
Do you know how the gender wage gap is calculated? If I told you that it is calculated by adding up all the wages earned by men, Column A, then adding up all the wages earned by women, Column B, and that the difference between the two columns is the “gender wage gap,” would that make any sense to you? Yet, that is, indeed, precisely how the ...