• Agriculture

    I am proud to operate my family’s fourth-generation cattle farm in Salem, MO and be a part of the great agricultural tradition of Southeast Missouri. Agriculture is the economic foundation of the Eighth District of Missouri. We raise and grow everyth...

  • Conservative Values

    I am honored to represent the people of Southeast Missouri with common sense and due diligence while voting on legislation brought to the floor. I am committed to defending the ideals that we value in the Eighth District of Missouri PRO-LIFE I am 100...

  • Education

    I believe that local education decisions should stay local. Parents and local school boards are best informed about their schools and are therefore best equipped to create school systems that they are proud of. I believe in relieving local school sys...

  • Energy

    We have vast and valuable energy resources in America and Southeast Missouri. The Obama administration has rejected opportunities to create energy independence. President Obama’s pursuit of cap-and-trade legislation is out of touch with our energy ne...

  • Environmental Protection Agency

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  • Health Care

    Freedom of choice and a competitive market have led America to cultivate the finest doctors, nurses, treatments, procedures and healthcare facilities in the world. President Obama’s healthcare bill threatens to suppress this growth and weaken our eco...

  • Immigration

    In June 2013, the Democratic controlled United States Senate passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens. In my view, the Senate’s immigration bill does not adequately secure our borders and it grants amnesty to peopl...

  • National Defense

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  • Regulations

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  • Small Business

    Small business is the backbone of our economy in the Eighth District of Missouri. Government regulation does not create jobs, but instead inhibits small businesses. Seven out of ten jobs are created by small businesses. Washington should encourage, n...

  • Taxes

    The nation’s debt has surpassed a staggering $17 trillion. This deficit is a result of irresponsible spending in Washington and tax increases are not the solution. We need to control our spending and create a budget that reflects our means just as ta...

  • Transportation

    The Mississippi River is the lifeblood of Southeast Missouri. Our river ways connect the goods our farmers and manufacturers create with national buyers. I am committed to promoting and protecting our transportation infrastructure. I strongly support...

  • Veterans Issues

    I am tremendously grateful for the patriots who have come forward to defend our democracy. Our troops, veterans and military families will always come first. There is always room to create more opportunity for veteran access to education, job opportu...

  • Waters of the United States

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