Issues: Workers Safety
I have produced a 100 percent voting record on passing bills that labor unions endorsed as worker safety issues.
For 18 years I have aggressively fought to implement sensible laws that address safety concerns on our roads. I have played a lead role in the support of numerous highway…
Issues: Voting and Citizenship
The good news is that we have term limits in Congress – they’re called elections. The most fundamental right in our country is our citizens’ right to vote, and, therefore,…
Steel is the foundation of an industrial America. Losing American jobs isn’t just about the end product – it’s about the raw materials and the stock materials necessary to make…
Issues: Higher Education
One of the greatest opportunities facing our congressional district is the growth and potential further expansion of our higher education institutions and their offerings. We’ve done an outstanding job at…
Although access to affordable quality health care is a necessity for every American, I have serious reservations about the bills now before congress. We can all agree about the need…
Issues: Foreign Policy
As a former officer in the United States Army, and as an American, I believe we need to finish our existing missions in both Iraq and Afghanistan and leave with…
Experience is critical. A job in Congress is three-fold. You’re a lawmaker. You’re a constituent servant. You’re a leader who’s willing to fight. I’ve been a lawmaker and a constituent…
The people of Northern West Virginia have a right to expect that their congressional representative will be beyond reproach in his political and personal dealings. I will do that.
Ninety-eight percent of West Virginia’s energy comes from coal. Half of America’s energy comes from coal. While alternative sources are being developed all across our country, it will be decades…