Social media accounts

Occupation:
Retired (Apple Computer)

Education:
Masters Computer Science

Community Organizations:
Merrymeeting Amateur Radio Association
Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine
Androscoggin Amateur Radio Club
Androscoggin County Fish and Game
Aroostook Amateur Radio Association
Maine Amateur Radio Foundation Inc.

Personal information (hobbies, etc.):
Amateur Radio
Computing and Computers

Family status:
Married with 2 grown sons

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Years in the Legislature: None

Committee assignments (if elected):
Military Affairs

Q&A

1) What legislation do you support, if any, to address the state’s opiate crisis?
Commission an OPEGA Study.

2) What legislation do you support, if any, to address failures in the state’s child abuse prevention system?
I support the existing statutes.

3) Should schools continue to push forward with proficiency-based diplomas? Why or why not?
It should be a local option.

4) Are you in favor of some type of universal health care for Maine residents? Why, or why not?
i am concerned about care for the disabled and elderly first and foremost.

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5) Do you support Question 1 (the 3.8% tax to fund the home care program)? Why, or why not?
No, because this is especially hostile towards Seniors.

6) Are you frustrated by the political sniping, exaggeration and even lies between the parties and their supporters that have threatened progress usually reached through respect and reasoned compromise? If so, what will you personally do to make the situation better?
Yes, absolutely.

7) Tell voters something about yourself that they don’t already know, and might surprise them.
I am an Air Force veteran and am especially concerned about the increasing number of veterans committing suicide.

Speed Round

Should voters be required to show ID at the polls?

No