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America should be a leader in international commerce

Q: What should America's role in the world be?

A: America should be a leader in international commerce. This can only be achieved by creating a climate where doing business in the US makes better sense than doing business elsewhere. Eliminating restrictions such as the Jones Act, and the burdens of excessive regulation and taxation will be at the top of my list of to make this possible.

Source: Honolulu Civil Beat on 2016 Hawaii Senate race , Jul 29, 2016

I believe in Free Trade and a balanced budget

Q: Do you support providing tax incentives to businesses for job creation?

A: Yes

Q: Do you support spending on infrastructure projects for the purpose of job creation?

A: Yes

Q: Do you support the temporary extension of unemployment benefits?

A: Yes

Q: Do you support the 2010 temporary extension of tax relief?

A: I believe in Free Trade and maintaining a balanced Federal Budget. I support the above "Yes" checks IF they are affordable and do NOT require tax increases.

Source: VoteSmart 2012 Hawaii Political Courage Test , Nov 1, 2012

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