Libertarian Jeff Scott is running for Congress in North Carolina’s 9th District, which includes part of Charlotte, part of Fayetteville, and a large part of the state’s central southern tier.
Like many candidates, he submitted answers to a newspaper questionnaire—in this case, the Fayetteville Observer. Here are his answers for all to see. Learn more about Jeff and his campaign at http://lpmeck.org/jeff-scott/.
Q: What are your top three legislative priorities?
Presidents cannot work without Congress and have open-ended approval when American lives are at risk. Congress must update the authorization for the use of military force to limit our regime change mission. When our military acts hastily around the world, threatening Iran, Syria and Russia, then Congress must debate openly and make itself accountable to voters. Peace is our goal and the expansion of negotiations to reduce tensions is in every American's interest. The military is only as strong as the clarity of its mission. Our safety depends on staying focused and restoring strong diplomatic and trade relations with the rest of the world.Read more
Libertarian Party calls for sales tax relief in storm-ravaged counties
Keeping money at home can help boost recovery
The Libertarian Party of North Carolina (LPNC) is calling on state lawmakers to provide relief to the counties that have suffered damage from the one-two punch of Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael.
According to LPNC Chair Susan Hogarth, allowing shoppers and local businesses to keep the 4.75 percent of sales receipts that ordinarily go to the state can help speed recovery efforts.Read more
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