Kentucky’s Sixth District is home to several unique, signature industries in agriculture and many farmers who work endlessly to provide our food. Agriculture plays a vital role in the rural prosperity of Kentucky and, yet, farmers continue to face many challenges in their industry. In Congress we must continue to work to find solutions that improve the lives of those in our rural communities.Read More
As a father of two young daughters, I recognize the importance of our nation’s education system and personally believe the most important investment we can make in our children is providing them with quality instruction and educational opportunities. To ensure that our children reach their highest potential, we must establish a system where decisions are being made by the people most directly involved in the child’s education—the teachers and the parents.Read More
The Commonwealth of Kentucky relies heavily on fossil fuels, and our coal resources provide our state thousands of jobs and deliver over 83 percent of our electricity. This allows Kentuckians to enjoy some of the lowest average electricity rates in the nation. It is imperative that our country work towards energy dominance and strong economic growth and security by rolling back onerous regulations and allowing for the innovation and development of fossil fuel technology.Read More
As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, I know that access to high quality and competitively priced financial services and products are critical to all Kentuckians. From opening a checking account, buying a car, starting a business, to saving for retirement – Americans rely on both traditional and new financial products that make our lives easier.Read More
Expanding access to affordable, quality health care without putting bureaucrats between patients and doctors has been one of my top priorities in Congress. That’s why I have supported protecting American people from the consequences of Obamacare and introduce patient-centered reforms that will lower costs, improve quality, and protect individuals with pre-existing conditions.Read More
No industry is more synonymous with our Commonwealth than thoroughbred breeding and horseracing, which has long been a source of jobs and opportunities for the people of Kentucky. I am privileged to represent the Horse Capital of the World and I am proud to fight for its future.Read More
The United States has a proud tradition of welcoming immigrants and refugees from war-torn and economically distressed parts of the world. I fully embrace that tradition, and I believe America’s generosity in this regard is what makes our country a beacon of freedom and hope for the world. That said, the federal government’s first and primary responsibility is the safety and security of the American people.Read More
For nearly a decade, our nation was stuck in the slowest, weakest economic recovery since the Great Depression. But policies enacted over the last couple of years to roll back burdensome regulations and cut taxes are restoring confidence in our economy. As a result, we are now seeing the lowest unemployment rate in decades, higher wages, and enhanced benefits.Read More
Our nation enjoys many freedoms thanks to the service and sacrifice of those in the Armed Forces. Supporting and investing in our National Defense is a Constitutional duty of the Federal government and a primary responsibility of the United States Congress. That is why I have been a firm supporter of our nation’s military.Read More
It is critical that Congress do more to combat the opioid epidemic, especially in our home state of Kentucky where we suffer from the fifth highest overdose mortality rate in the nation. That’s why I’ve supported policies that enhance our communities’ efforts to advance prevention, treatment and recovery initiatives for individuals and families struggling with addiction and substance abuse.Read More
Since first being elected to Congress, I have worked to reverse the course of irresponsible federal spending and enact fiscally conservative politics to ensure a prosperous future for our children and grandchildren.Read More
Human life, marriage, religious freedom, these foundations of everyday life are sacred and deserve to be protected. I have consistently supported policies that promote the sanctity of human life, preserve marriage, and safe-guard religious freedoms of Americans.Read More
I have the privilege of representing Veterans across the Sixth Congressional District and I am honored to serve on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. In this role I am able to advocate for the needs of our veterans and play a vital role in shaping the policies that affect their lives.Read More