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  • Abortion

    I believe that life begins at conception. As your congressman, I promise to support policies that protect life and human dignity and oppose any attempts to use taxpayer funds for abortion.

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture is economic engine for our state. It accounts for hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in wages and salaries in Arkansas. As a member of Congress from a state that relies heavily on the agricultural industry, I will work...

  • Budget

    I made a commitment to the people of the Third District of Arkansas to cut spending and to make the necessary reforms to put our budget on a sustainable path. During my time in Congress, I have voted for a balanced budget amendment to the Constituti...

  • Defense

    As a 30-year veteran of the United States Army National Guard, I understand the importance of ensuring our nation is protected from those who want to harm us. I will do my best to ensure our military has what they need to keep us safe and protect ou...

  • Education

    The education of our nation’s children is the foundation for our success. While I agree that we must make sure our teachers have the tools to adequately provide quality education, we need to make sure they are not burdened by disconnected bureaucrati...

  • Energy

    Domestic energy production is essential to the growth of our economy and to the security of our nation. We must take an all-of-the-above approach to our energy policy and allow all American energy sources – oil, gas, coal, nuclear, and renewables – t...

  • Foreign Affairs

    The United States is a global leader, and with growing uncertainty in the world, now is no time to vacate our seat. Historically, the U.S. has played an important role in supporting freedom and democracy throughout the world, allowing us to help othe...

  • Health Care

    Spending on health care has outpaced economic growth for years. In 1960, national health care expenditures made up 4.7 percent of our gross domestic product (GDP). In 2013, that percentage had risen to 17.4, and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

  • Immigration

    Illegal immigration continues to be a serious problem in Arkansas and across our country. Our system is broken, and now is the time for Congress to act. Any solution must secure our border and encourage lawful behavior. Over the past couple of years...

  • Small Business

    It would be difficult to overstate the impact of small businesses in America. They are the backbone of our economy and the heart of Main Street. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses employ more than half of the emplo...

  • Social Security

    For too long, Washington has failed to address the problems presented by entitlement programs – the driving force behind our debt. When I was elected, I made a promise to represent the people of the Third District, and I refuse to stand by and contin...

  • Tax Reform

    Our tax code is broken. It is complicated, confusing, and chock-full of special-interest loopholes. It is time we evaluate each and every one of these expenditures and simplify the code once and for all. Tax reform will be a challenging undertaking. ...

  • Transportation

    Congress must do its work to ensure our nation’s highways, railways, and waterways are properly maintained. America’s transportation system facilitates commerce, and it is essential to the economic prosperity of the country. I will continue to work ...

  • Veterans

    There is no better barometer for a country than the brave men and women who have risked their lives to defend its freedom. As a 30-year veteran of the United States Army National Guard, I understand the challenges these men and women face when return...

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