The best way to preserve American agriculture and to support the preservation of family farms and ranches is to end the death tax once and for all.
Reckless out of control deficit spending in the Congress is placing our nation deeper and deeper into debt while putting an unfair and crushing burden on generations of Americans not yet born.
There is no question that climate change is real and has existed since the beginning of time, and will always be a factor that can negatively impact our environment.
Economic growth and job creation is my top priority.
The issues pertaining to public education are best left to state and local school boards.
Americans must be allowed to develop American energy and end our reliance on imported oil.
Health care reform is essential for containing cost and expanding access.
Comprehensive immigration reform must first begin with the comprehensive enforcement of our immigration laws.
Israel is the strongest ally that the United States has in the Middle East and shares our strategic interest in the region.
The most important role of any government is to protect its citizens.
Our public lands should be managed by a multiple use model that balances conservation, recreation, and responsible resource utilization.
It is unconstitutional for the Federal government to impose limitations on a person's or group of people's free exercise of religion. As a member of the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus, I take these issues seriously and have supported legislative measures to protect the religious rights guaranteed under the Constitution both at home and abroad.
The right to keep and bear arms is protected under the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution and it is vital to promote responsible gun ownership by keeping firearms out of the hands of criminals and of the mentally unstable.
Small businesses are the engine that drives our economy. Congress must enact policies that will increase small business's access to capital and remove government impediments to growth.
Much of America's growth and future prosperity are tied to our transportation infrastructure.
Those who serve our nation in defense of freedom must never be forgotten when they return home.