Legislation helping our students:

  • Sponsored legislation for much-needed school construction; resulting in 4 new elementary schools in Senate District 9.
  • Passed School Choice Legislation so Nevada families can determine how their children are best educated.
  • Sponsored Read By Three Legislation to provide our students the necessary resources to read by third grade.
  • Sponsored legislation for employees to create their own college savings plans with employer matched funds to help our workforce continue their education.
  • Passed legislation to protect Nevada students from bullying.
  • Supported Breakfast After the Bell legislation to provide breakfast for hungry children.

Legislation helping Nevadans:

  • Sponsored legislation to require statewide tracking for rape kits
  • Sponsored legislation strengthening protections for Nevada Seniors by reforming our guardianship laws.
  • Supported legislation to create the new medical school at the UNLV.
  • Sponsored legislation requiring banks, HOAs, and regulators to fix problems related to foreclosures on HOA liens.
  • Sponsored legislation protecting Nevada homeowners, by creating a foreclosure mediation trigger for homeowners facing a financial hardship.
  • Worked to ensure that all new state spending had accountability or reform measures to ensure that the money was spent as intended.  Never in Nevada’s history has state spending been held to such a degree of accountability and transparency.


  • Selected for the Toll Fellowship Program, 2017.
  • Recipient of the first Directors Award from the Mountain’s Edge Master Association, 2017.
  • Chosen by Nevada teachers as the 2015 Republican Legislator of the Year.
  • Chosen by the Community Association Institute, Nevada chapter, as the 2015 Legislator of the Year.
  • Acknowledged as an Outstanding Contributor to Public Education in 2015.
  • Honored to be recognized as an “Essential Piece” for solutions to Autism by Azul Blue, 2015.