The Issues

Taxes

Dave opposes any and all tax increases and believes our people are already taxed too much. The solution to long-term budget stability is to grow our state’s economy to be able to afford the services we want in our community. Higher taxes only accelerate Illinois’ downward spiral.

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More Jobs

Southern Illinois is losing jobs at an alarming rate. Dave wants our kids and grandkids to stay or come back to Southern Illinois and have good paying jobs that allow them to put food on the table and live a comfortable life. As a small business owner, Dave knows how government can get in the…

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Balanced Budget

The state legislature is constitutionally mandated to pass a balanced budget – something they haven’t done in more than 15 years. This is an unacceptable and criminal act. Hardworking Southern Illinoisans and small business owners have to play by the rules and not spend more money than they take in. Why can’t career politicians do…

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Education

Dave is a longtime member of his local school board (current President) and his wife and daughter-in-law are school teachers. Dave understands the importance of education and how it can be the ticket to a great life for our children. Dave will fight so Southern Illinois gets a larger share of school funds to eliminate…

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Term Limits

Dave will fight for term limits to send career politicians packing. Our system was set up to be a citizen-run government where officials serve a few years and then go back to the real world. Dave doesn’t want one person in the same office for 10, 20 or 30 years collecting power and handing out…

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