ISSUES THAT MATTER FOR ALASKA
As a lifelong Republican and a seasoned public servant, I believe the only way to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn, work, and realize the success that freedom makes possible, is for our government to focus on its primary responsibility of protecting the God-given, inalienable rights of our citizens.
I believe that a strong, diversified economy is based on the free market system, unburdened by excessive government regulation and spending. I recently joined 14 other House Republicans to send a letter to the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs in support of President Trump's Initiative on Regulatory Innovation. The President's proposed actions would cut regulations and costs, better align state and federal regulations and permitting, and advance occupational licensing reforms.
We need our government to get out of the way and to stop imposing regulatory burdens that drive up prices and cost Alaskans more. We also have to rein in excessive spending that consumes resources that will be critical as we work to implement effective policies to stimulate economic recovery.
Our government is supposed to work for you. As your Representative, I work hard to address every issue or concern that you raise. In my time in the legislature, I've consistently pushed for measures that ensure the accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of our state government.
I strongly support resource development in our state. I promise to continue push for active management, access to, and reasonable incentives for the responsible development and utilization of Alaska’s natural resources as guaranteed in our Constitution.
If we want to encourage a strong, diversified private sector in Alaska and expand our state’s economic base, then it's critical that we implement policies and pursue opportunities to develop our oil and gas, mining, timber, and fishing industries.
I'm a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. I'm endorsed by the NRA. I helped pass the stand your ground law in Alaska and have worked to prevent efforts to advance red flag gun laws and other restrictions. The right to own firearms and the right to use them in self-defense are fundamental constitutional rights. I support law-abiding citizens' ability to purchase firearms and I'll continue fighting to protect every Alaskans' Second Amendment rights to keep and bear arms.
Families are the foundation of a strong society. Our families are where children learn values and ideals, along with the basic lessons that get them started on a lifelong path of education. I am pro-life, every child deserves the chance to be born and grow up in a loving family. When Alaskan families flourish, so does our state. I will continue working to advance policies that help Alaskan families and strengthen family bonds.