The Economy

If big banks aren’t going to lend money to invest in new enterprises—despite massive hand-outs at the federal level—we can and must take it upon ourselves as a Commonwealth to spur the economy through cooperative and small business job creation.

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Education

Education isn’t just an issue—it’s an investment, which is why I believe we must fully fund local aid and fairly cover school transportation costs in rural communities.

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The Environment

I will work to expand recycling programs, and wind and solar energy options. I also oppose large, inefficient Biomass plants (which burns wood and debris) in favor of biodiesel (which converts vegetable matter into energy).

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Agriculture

I will support our farmers who deliver the food to our tables, and remind Beacon Hill that agriculture is just as important as biotech.

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Internet Access for All

Having worked for the telecom industry, I will work to bring the dozens of communities currently without broadband “up to high speed” along with the Eastern part of the state.

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Good Governance And Taxes

We need a State House that is responsive to regular people’s needs, not entrenched interests. That means transparency, a fairer tax structure, and public campaign financing that will increase competition and allow regular citizens the opportunity to succeed.

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