Our district has a strong agricultural presence, and nationwide it is one of the most successful parts of our economy. To remain a world leader in agriculture we must ensure that regulations coming from Washington make sense and that our farm programs serve both the taxpayer and the farmer.
We must protect our beautiful Great Lakes. In addition to being home to plants and wildlife, they also support our fishing and tourism industry, and are a source of drinking water. I am a member of the Great Lakes Task Force, dedicated to advancing policies and programs that protect environmental quality throughout the Great Lakes basin.
In our increasingly dangerous world, I believe in peace through strength. To ensure the security of our nation, we must protect our borders and support a robust military, intelligence agencies, and law enforcement.
Our modern economy requires a robust infrastructure. As a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, I understand how essential it is to protect and strengthen America’s critical infrastructure to keep Americans safe and to create jobs.