What Committees or Caucuses have you been affiliated with in office that support the sportsmen’s community and fish and wildlife conservation?
Natural Resources; Transportation
What is your top policy priority for the sportsmen and women in your state?
Protection and expansion of hunting and fishing and protection of gun rights.
What is your most memorable outdoor (hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, or trapping) experience?
Antelope hunting with my youngest son at the NRA Whittington Center in New Mexico.
What is your favorite fish or game to pursue?
What hunting, fishing, shooting, trapping or other related organizations are you a member of?
NRA and Ducks Unlimited
What do you consider the biggest obstacle to recruiting new participants to hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping?
Onerous regulation on obtaining and transferring firearms for introducing people to the shooting sports
Have you received any awards or acknowledgements for your work on behalf of sportsmen and women?
Friends of NRA Chairman Award
Do you have other insights or thoughts that you would like to share about your state’s rich outdoor heritage?
Great state for hunting and fishing.
Your opinion counts
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- By sentencing them to jail time. (37.25%)
- By giving them a cash fine. (12.75%)
- By banning their hunting and fishing privileges and their ability to buy the necessary licenses. (15.69%)
- By putting them on a probation period. (0.98%)
- There should be some discretion in the penalties depending on the motivations for the poaching incident. (33.33%)