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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 20, 2019 by admin


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Memorial Day arrives this weekend, and it is a time to reflect on the service of those who answered our nation’s call in times of armed conflict, and made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure future generations of Americans would remain free.

Below is a list of some important events happening in our district this weekend to commemorate this national holiday.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND 2019

Guilford

 Monday, May 27, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. – Parade from Boston Street to the Town Green, Town of Guilford/American

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Tolls: A New Low

Posted on May 20, 2019 by admin


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Tolls have obviously become the most elusive and divisive issue at the capital this session.  The controversy is not only routed in the cost to taxpayers, but also the lack of specifics in the bill proposals.  It is difficult to garner support for a bill when you have no details to demonstrate the impact on your district.  While all republicans are against tolls, it is not a partisan issue; both democrats and republicans oppose tolls.

Republicans have offered two different alternatives to tolls.  One

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OPINION: Old Habits Die Hard

Posted on May 7, 2019 by admin


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This week the legislature’s Appropriations Committee and the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee held their final meetings. Unfortunately, the end result was a proposal filled with more taxes and more spending. As a member of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee, I voted against a Democrat-backed tax package that would increase taxes by $2 billion over the next two years. However, this budget proposal made it out of the committee process by a party-line vote.

I believe the tax package and

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