Where I Stand

  • Immigration

    I strongly believe that immigration reform must begin with border security. Our southern border states continue to face unprecedented problems relating to porous borders that permit thousands of unknown individuals to cross into the United States without legal authority to do so.
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  • Health Care

    Four years after the passage of Obamacare, the American people continue to voice strong opposition to it. They have made it clear that they do not want the federal government involved in their health care in any way.
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  • Jobs in Michigan

    The economic policies of the Obama Administration have failed to address the issues that are making it hard for families and employers in Michigan to get by. The President has abdicated his role on our nation's $17.5 trillion debt, has embraced an aloof attitude toward high gas and energy prices, and rejected any call for spending reduction.
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  • Veterans

    In return for their service to our country, our government promised all veterans the benefits and support they need when returning home. Sadly, the current situation of Veterans Administration is proof that the federal government is failing our veterans in the most basic way.
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  • National Defense

    I will work to make certain that our military has the most effective and technologically-advanced weapons systems and hardware available. I will listen to and follow the counsel of our military leaders when they tell Congress what weapons they need - and what they do not need.
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  • Reducing the Deficit

    It seems like we are making progress, but if you are one of those people still struggling to find a job five years after the financial crisis began, you surely don't think the problem has been solved.
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  • Life and Adoption

    I believe we are endowed by our Creator with the unalienable Right to Live. Life begins at conception. We must protect human life, the foundation of our civilization. I am a strong supporter of adoption as a way to provide loving and safe homes for children.
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  • Energy

    Energy independence has been on our "to do" list for over forty years. Even though the Obama Administration has increased spending for energy research and development, we are no closer to achieving energy independence than we were in the 1970's.
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