As a husband, parent, and grandparent, I can’t imagine losing this once-in-a-generation opportunity to do so much good. That’s why I’m running for Congress. It’s time for action.

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  • Ended the PA death tax on family farms
  • Ended the PA death tax on small family businesses
  • Authored and successfully passed into law the PA Preferred Act (successful permanent brand program for PA agricultural products)
  • Authored and successfully passed into law welfare reform to remove incentives to remain dependent on childcare subsidies
  • Authored and successfully passed into law school reform to end blind seniority as the sole factor in teacher furloughs
  • Co-sponsored enacted bills on government reform, pension reform, regulatory reform, tax reform, tort reform, debt reduction, gun rights, and pro-life matters
  • Advocated against tax and spending increases


  • Maintained a 100% session attendance and voting record since elected in 2010
  • Irrevocably refused legislative pension
  • Repaid COLA salary increases during legislative term to State Treasury
  • Rejected mileage allowance for district travel and travel to and from the Capitol
  • Declined automobile, per diems, and taxpayer-funded newsletter mailings
  • Reduced district office expenses to the lowest 1% of House members


  • “A+” rating by Americans for Prosperity PA
  • “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business PA
  • “Defender of Liberty” and “ACU Conservative” by the American Conservative Union
  • “A” rating by the National Rifle Association
  • “Friend of Agriculture” and “Supporter of Agriculture” by the PA Farm Bureau
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