Issues: Where I Stand
“Where I stand” is a new section devoted to Marc’s positions on issues impacting our community. Click the list items below to learn more.
Marc has worked successfully with members of his own party and across the aisle with to create a realistic growth plan for Clark County. With Marc’s common-sense approach to growth management, the county will be able manage the rapid growth facing Southwest Washington and adequately plan for transportation and utilities infrastructure so that we never compromise our quality of life.
The best way to promote economic growth is to create an environment that attracts businesses that will create family-wage jobs. Marc has led the charge in county government to eliminate over-regulation and unnecessary fees that take away from economic stability and growth.
Marc has consistently demonstrated fiscal restraint with the county budget. As a county commissioner, Marc held County Departments accountable for their spending. Fees collected must be used relevant to what they are collected for. Marc will continue to ensure all county expenditures bring real value to taxpayers.
Marc is committed to keeping our community safe. He has a consistent record supporting law enforcement and being tough on crime. He sends a loud and clear message that our laws are to be respected. He also believes the county must provide access to necessary mental health and support services to help support our citizens and stop crime before it starts.
Marc has consistently worked hard to preserve the environment. His record as Clark County Commissioner and his decade long voting record in Olympia are living proof. As a former Clark County farmer, Marc knows first-hand about the importance of good stewardship of American soil. As your County Chair, he will continue to carry on this effort and promote sustainable growth in the County while using common sense in preserving our open space and maintaining our quality park system.