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Church and Tiffany Share Plans for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District

Alejandra Palacios
Updated: February 14, 2020 10:27 PM

The Wisconsin primary on Feb. 18 will have voters decide who will represent their party in the special election for congress. Republican candidates Tom Tiffany and Jason Church expressed what they want to accomplish for the 7th district.

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Tiffany says he will bring his experience as a state legislator and small business owner to Washington D.C. to tackle on important issues like health care.

“Keep the promise of Medicare for those that are on it, but bring control of health care back to the local and state level. I think there's things like Telehealth that can be offered that can help us get to more affordable, accessible, health care,” said Tiffany.

Tiffany says Douglas County is a vital transportation hub, saying it's critical to invest in the Superior Port. As well as supporting projects like the Nemadji Trail and rebuilding the Husky Refinery.

“Those are really important for energy security for our country and really important economic development projects,” said Tiffany.

Other important issues to Tiffany are border security, trade issues, and rural broadband.

His opponent in the republican primary, U.S. Army veteran Jason Church, wants to make sure the VA system is being reformed. He also wants to help farmers.

“I would like to get more trade deals done. USMCA is a great start, it really helps. It should have been done a year ago. The UK is just about to leave the EU. Brokering a deal with them would be another benefit,” said Church.

With a background in security studies and political science, Church says a priority of his will be national security and protecting the second amendment.

“It's a natural right so when I see legislation that's being pushed like universal back ground checks and red flag laws, I do not support those and would vote against them,” said Church.

Other important issues on his agenda include access to rural medicine, cutting taxes and reducing spending.

Michael Opela is also running as a republican write in candidate. WDIO also spoke with democratic candidates Tricia Zunker and Lawrence Dale.

To learn more about Tiffany, click here.

To learn more about Church, click here.

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Alejandra Palacios

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