Sustainable and environmentally responsible development of natural resources is key to jobs and economic growth. Montana has large potential in wind, coal, natural gas, oil and bio-diesel.
A strong economy relies upon the right of individuals to own, use and transfer real property. Protecting these rights is fundamental to freedom and economic growth.
We need to protect the rights of Montanan's to own guns, and increase access for hunting and fishing on public land. I am a proud member of the NRA.
Promoting job growth requires a more favorable business climate. Reduce the business equipment tax, re-form workers compensation, and empower individuals and small businesses.
The structurally unbalanced state budget is the biggest issue in 2013. We must live within our means, without reaising taxes and re-prioritize state spending.