TAX REFORM

Fiscal responsibility and less taxes are classic Republican goals. There is too much government waste. There is also, on occasion, government fraud. Tax reform will have to work hand-in-hand with ethics reform. But, common sense solutions to budget concerns will go a long way toward saving taxpayers hard earned dollars. I would like to see […]

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EDUCATION

Educating children is a sacred trust. Parental authority should be respected. Children should be nurtured and provided with a safe, disciplined learning environment with a strong emphasis on the basics; reading, writing, math, science, and American history. Traditional classroom teaching works! We can take the best that technology has to offer to make learning more […]

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SOCIAL ISSUES

There are growing pressures in our society to call good evil and to call evil good. It is a sad commentary on our times that we now have to introduce legislation which would protect the Boy Scouts of America from being coerced to lower its moral standards to accept those promoting the homosexual lifestyle. It […]

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MEDICAID

Medicaid is an out of control line item in the budget. We are working on issues of utilization, eligibility, and provider fees in an attempt to get cost under control and provide the best health care to the truly needy of society. Presently we are looking at a managed care approach to better deal with […]

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TORT REFORM

While everyone deserves their day in court, it is important that premiums are not driven so high by overzealous trial lawyers that business and medical communities are no longer willing to do business in Georgia. The result of ridiculously high insurance rates incurred to cover lawsuits has in turn caused consumer’s fees to skyrocket. Without […]

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AGRICULTURE

Georgia has a rich agricultural history. Most Georgians have a rural heritage and many can still recall growing up on the family farm. Yet, this way of life is endangered in today’s economic climate. Farmers have traditionally had difficulty making ends meet, but foreign imports, water shortages, and rising land costs are taking a higher […]

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SECOND AMENDMENT

As with social issues, the liberal left is always on the attack against the Second Amendment. I am a firm defender of our U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Any upright American citizen has the right to keep and bear arms, and I will do all I can do ensure this freedom is protected. […]

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