Though we can’t legislate rain, we can overcome federal and state policies that are exacerbating our historic water shortage. Even as El Nino storms provided much needed rain and snow, out-of-touch activists and regulators have idly let water flush out into the ocean instead of capturing it for our communities. By increasing pumping, investing in… [Read More]

Enhancing Competitiveness

To produce a business-friendly environment, create jobs, and allow American businesses to compete in a global marketplace, we must keep burdensome taxes low and reduce unnecessary and duplicative regulatory red tape. China and India are the fastest growing economies in the world today, and our nation must implement policies that will allow our entrepreneurs to… [Read More]


There are some in Congress who wish to increase taxes on American families and businesses, so that more money can be spent on Washington programs. We must fight against irresponsible indulgence; taking more from taxpayers does not create jobs or grow prosperity. We need to keep taxes low so our small businesses can invest and… [Read More]

Technology & Innovation

Investing in new technology and math and science education directly feeds into our nation’s ability to continue to lead the world in productivity and economic growth. America’s history is filled with stories of scientific discoveries and technological innovations that have improved the quality of life and economic prosperity of our nation, and the world. We… [Read More]

Securing Our Borders

America is the greatest nation on earth. It wasn’t founded on ethnicity, but a creed. Every day our broken immigration system gets worse and worse. It’s time to secure the border, enforce our laws, and find a real solution. We are a nation of immigrants, but also a nation of laws. Securing the border has… [Read More]

National Security

Our nation faces enemies that threaten our safety and security. After September 11th, we are continuously reminded that the world today is a dangerous place. We must ensure that our military has the necessary resources and technology to protect our freedoms and prevail on the battlefield. But most of all, we must unambiguously support our… [Read More]

Holding Government Accountable

Government continues to need greater accountability and adult supervision. Bureaucracy and wasteful spending erodes the public’s trust in government. We must recognize this reality and strive to expose wasteful government spending, like “Monument to Me” earmarks in government funding bills, and to harness new technology to eliminate bureaucratic red tape so the government works for… [Read More]


America needs a national energy policy that focuses on more renewable resources, environmentally sound development of fossil fuels, and incentives for conservation. Becoming less reliant on foreign sources of energy will make America safer and stronger economically.

Health Care

We are seeing a number of trends in the health care sector: rising health care costs, increasing numbers of aging baby boomers, and new medical breakthroughs. Many will advocate policies that call for greater government intervention, which is the wrong approach. We need to continue to look for creative ideas that rely on the marketplace… [Read More]