Job: Vice president of corporate development, R.P. Lumber Co.
Phone: (855) 527-6612
Education: B.S. in finance, University of Illinois.
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Qualifications: I am a small businessman who knows what it takes to create jobs. The Southern Illinois economy continues to worsen, and we need Congressmen with the private sector experience to create a dynamic business environment. I also serve as an intelligence officer in the Navy Reserves out of Scott Air Force Base, and I understand the base's importance to the region. In Congress, I will fight to protect and expand Scott's role in our national security.
Top issues: The top issues in this race are helping to create a dynamic business climate in Southern Illinois, repealing and replacing Obamacare to protect our seniors from more than $700 billion in cuts to Medicare, and shrinking the size and scope of the federal government.