Issues

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    Fiscal Responsibility

    I ran for Congress because of the reckless fiscal policies coming out of Washington. Kansas common sense that tells me you cannot spend more than you take in, combined with a background as a... read more
  • Effective Leadership

    Effective Leadership

    Before I stepped foot on a plane to get sworn in to Congress, I made a commitment to you - the folks of Kansas – to make constituent services my top priority. So many politicians in Wa... read more
  • Limited Government

    Limited Government

    Year after year we have seen politicians, Democrats and unfortunately some Republicans grow both the size and scope of government. There is no question that the bigger government gets, the m... read more
  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    The United States has one of the safest and reliable food supplies around the globe because of the hard work of our farmers and ranchers. Growing up on a dairy farm, I saw first hand the har... read more
  • Defense

    Defense

    Our men and women fighting overseas and those here at home deserve all the respect, honor, and support that we can give them. That is why I have been a constant advocate for getting our troo... read more
  • Education

    Education

    As a parent of two children educated in public schools, I have great faith in Kansas’ public education system. I see education as a partnership between teachers, parents, and communiti... read more
  • Energy Independence

    Energy Independence

    Kansas has a long and proud tradition of being a national leader in the energy sector. From oil, to natural gas, to bio-fuel, to wind, to hydro and nuclear, Kansas needs to lead the way for... read more
  • Health Care

    Health Care

    As a member of the House Ways and Means Committee I am working to repeal Obamacare and create real health care reforms. Our plan includes weeding out waste and fraud, giving tax credits to ... read more
  • Homeland Security

    Homeland Security

    Keeping our homeland secure should be one of the top priorities of government. We need to do everything we can to keep our borders, our ports and our skies safe. We must accurately gather ... read more
  • Immigration

    Immigration

    Over the past decade, unchecked illegal immigration has allowed over 12 million illegal immigrants to stream into our country. Illegal immigration places a difficult fiscal burden on local c... read more
  • Jobs & Economy

    Jobs & Economy

    The first thing I believe about the relationship between government and job creation is: government does not create economic growth; government creates an environment that allows the economy... read more
  • Second Amendment

    Second Amendment

    Growing up in rural Kansas, I have known from a young age that as Americans, we cherish our right to keep and bear arms. I support the Second Amendment and applaud the Supreme Court's decisi... read more
  • Seniors

    Seniors

    Our seniors have spent their entire lives working, building and giving back. Now, too often they are faced with broken promises. I am committed to ensuring the federal government does not br... read more
  • Veterans

    Veterans

    Just as it is critical to support our troops in the midst of combat, we also must ensure that our veterans receive the highest quality of care and services upon their return home. Veterans a... read more