An Economy that's Strong

 Fight Inflation and Lower the Cost of Living
  • Stop the spigot of spending - I have spoken out and voted against Congressional budgets that contained irresponsible spending. I opposed this when Republicans were in the majority and I oppose it today. 
  • I annually return a portion of the taxpayers' dollars allocated for my Congressional office expenses - saving more than 4 million dollars to date.
  • Every year, I write a personal check to the US Treasury to roll back my salary to the 2008 amount. Although it is a small step given the trillions of dollars the federal government spends, it is a step in the right direction. 
  • Introduced the Infrastructure Bank for America
  • Co-introduced bill to bar taxation of unrealized capital gains
  • Co-introduced H.R. 1940 to improve innovation and deliver savings in federal real estate.
  • Co-introduced the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2021
  • Reintroduced H.R. 6590, Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act
 Reduce Gas Prices and Make America Energy Independent

America was the largest energy producer in the world and gas prices were affordable, but then President Biden’s administration halted energy projects and permits, stopped pipeline construction, and adopted policies that discourage American energy production. I have and will keep taking actions to regain American energy independence and lower prices at the pump:

 Strengthen our Supply Chain and End Dependence on China
  • Helped develop and supported passage of H.R. 2225 and H.R. 3593 to improve America’s ability to compete with China and help counter the malign actions of the Chinese Communist Party.