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Biden 2.0 — be afraid, be very afraid

Could a second Biden term be more injurious to the economy than his first term? It seems unimaginable given the first three years gave us 20% inflation, a $2,000 loss in average real incomes for the middle class, 6 million added illegal immigrants, a war on American energy that has caused gas ...

National Police Week May 12-18

Serving as a law enforcement officer is an honorable and noble endeavor. I have been blessed to serve for nearly 32 years in this profession. A lot has changed, but what has remained the same, drives me to keep serving. Every day, I come to work not quite knowing what the day will hold. Every ...

Standing up for our nation’s veterans

Our veterans are heroes who have dedicated their life to service and risked their own safety to protect our freedoms and defend our flag at home and abroad. On my 36 County Tour, I’ve met with incredible veterans who have relayed their stories of bravery and patriotism to me, emphasizing the ...

Behind the scenes of 911 communications

In the tapestry of emergency response, there exists a cadre of unsung heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes, guiding callers through what may seem like their darkest hour. These individuals, often referred to as “headset heroes,” are the men and women of 911 who exhibit extraordinary ...

I run a food pantry but it’s not enough. We need funding for SNAP.

I run a food pantry. I’m proud of the work we do. But if lawmakers passed a liveable minimum wage or invested more in programs like SNAP, people wouldn’t need to rely on pantries like mine. Pantries are a critical piece of the anti-hunger puzzle, but they’re filler pieces. Government ...