Energy

The Energy sector is changing very rapidly.  We are witnessing electrification of the auto industry and a renewable energy revolution with wind and solar leading the way.  As these trends continue, natural gas will serve as an important bridge fuel that the world economies will use to meet the rising demand for electricity generation, and we should make sure it …

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Healthcare

Alaska has the nation’s highest cost of healthcare.  The majority of Alaskans are facing double digit increases in their health insurance premiums.  Health insurance has simply become unaffordable for most working families in Alaska.   This is a crisis in our state and more insurance is not the solution for this healthcare crisis. Our nation is 80 trillion dollars in debt, …

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Education

I am a product of our State’s public education system.  I went to Fairview Elementary, Central Middle School, West High School and finished it all off with a degree at UAA.  Public education worked for me and my wife Melissa.  Both of us were born into a difficult socially economic situation and were able to get a good public education, …

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Environment

As a business owner I built my business by doing research and formulating a business plan based on facts.  That is why I believe we should be honest about causes and effects of climate change. 98% of data and scientists agree about the causes of climate change; thus in congress we should pursue legislation that is based on facts and …

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Taxes

As a business owner, I am a firm believer in capitalism and the free market.  The way a capitalist system usually works is businesses produce goods and services and then taxes are collected from business and the general public to pay for common services and resources like roads, police and schools. What we see happening in the country and our …

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