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Gas Tax (6 Months Later)

We now are six months into paying the higher gas tax, and I’m not aware of any roads in our area that have been fixed or improved. I suppose there may be a few over time, but the reality is that until we reform the DOT and make it a cabinet agency, we will never […]

January 29th, 2018|Taxes|5 Comments

Law Enforcement

It is an honor to serve as the chairman of the Law Enforcement budget subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee. Here, I truly can make a difference in the way our brave first responders are able to serve us. I am dedicated to making certain they have what they need in training, equipment, and other […]

January 29th, 2018|General Info|1 Comment


I trust that everyone is aware that during 2017 we saw five more indictments in the ongoing Statehouse corruption probe and that on top of two in late 2016. We also have seen two guilty pleas, and the investigation is ongoing. The bottom line is that at least some of the political network managed by […]

January 29th, 2018|Culture|1 Comment


Many of you know that my mother taught for 44 years in our public schools and that I served on the local school board before you all sent me to the Senate. K-12 education remains a passion of mine, and I continue to fight for our teachers, parents, and students. My main initiative this year […]

January 29th, 2018|Education|0 Comments