As a top priority, Jim will fight to remove the burdensome regulations that are a detriment to our economy. Jim supports removing regulations that are preventing companies from both drilling oil and tapping into other natural resources. The price of energy has been too high for the type of economic productivity we need for America to be put back to work. The trend of increasing gasoline prices has strained the budgets of hard working taxpayers and has prevented the type of economic productivity that will get America and our community back to work. Our community is ready to manufacture the equipment necessary to access our natural resources.