Creating Quality Jobs: With ten years of experience working in Central Florida high-tech sector of simulation and training, David knows that the future of job creation lies in technology and innovation. In the State Legislature, David is fighting for policies that support small businesses and inspire investment into Florida’s growing advanced technology, space industry and manufacturing sectors. He is a member of the Space Caucus.
Supporting Our Veterans: Keeping Florida one of the most military and veteran friendly states in the nation is important to David. An active member in the local veteran community, David is a leading voice in the legislature to reduce veteran homelessness and unemployment rates. Supporting veteran owned business is critical to Florida’s future. As a combat veteran of the Iraq war, David is a member of the VFW. He is also a member of the Veteran’s Caucus. Co-sponsor of HB205, Stolen Valor law.
Managing Your Taxpayer Dollars: David has extensive experience managing tax dollars responsibly and efficiently. In various military program management positions, he oversaw billions of taxpayer dollars. David uses his years of money management experience to ensure tax dollars are not wasted. Prime Sponsor of HB279, requiring greater transparency and competition for local municipal and county construction contracts. David will NEVER vote for a state income tax in Florida.
Environment: David is a committed to preserving & protecting Florida’s unique environment. Environmental stewardship is critical to maintain the quality of life aspects for all Floridians. Our waterways, wildlife, and greenspace are what make Florida such a great place to live, work, and play. We must preserve and protect Florida’s natural beauty. Prime Sponsor of HB327, Bear Poaching and six Clean Water projects. David believes that water will be the single greatest issue impacting Florida’s future growth and our quality of life.