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The Recipe for a Prosperous Arizona

August 25, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

A STRONG ECONOMY and more…

Government doesn’t create wealth, but it can impede it.  Low tax and regulatory environments attract business investment and allow existing businesses to thrive, creating the jobs that provide stable state revenues for education, public safety and infrastructure.   Check out my record of promoting policies supporting a prosperous economic future for Arizona. Read more »

Campaign 2014

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AZ Legislators Oppose Billion $ Tax Increase

October 16, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

STATEMENT BY LEGISLATORS OPPOSED TO PROPOSITION 480
The undersigned members of the Arizona Legislature oppose Proposition 480 for three basic reasons: cost, growth of government and uncertainty due to the many changes in the health-care delivery system. Read more »

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Education: Should the State pay up?

September 29, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

If you’ve been tuning in to the election campaigns, you may wonder at claims that Republicans are guilty of “illegal” cuts to education and should PAY UP immediately!  Well – a little historical perspective might be helpful before you buy that line. Read more »

Legislative Action

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November Ballot Propositions

October 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Proposition 480: Blank check or a shot in the arm for Arizona?

Have you noticed the new hospitals being built in the valley over the past 10 years?  Why are we doubling down on a taxpayer – funded hospital that competes with them?  It makes no sense to increase taxes on small businesses that have seen their taxes rise 30% between 2009 and 2013 and are barely recovering from the recession.  Read this piece from the experts at the Arizona Tax Research Association - Arizona’s taxpayer watchdogs.  Further reading: Vote No on Prop. 480;  it’s expensive and unwise and Vote No on 480

Proposition 487:  Pension Reform or shenanigans? Read more »

Culture Watch

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What if you were diagnosed ‘terminal’?

May 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Wouldn’t you want the option to try an experimental drug that might save or extend your life?

That option may be up to YOU, the Arizona voter.   This session, after learning what terminal patients go through to even be considered for a clinical trial to test  drugs in the FDA pipeline, the Arizona Legislature passed HCR 2005 , also known as the Terminal Patients Right-to-Try Act.  The measure allows patients diagnosed as terminal greater access to potentially life-saving drugs that have not completed final FDA approval.  The approval we’re talking about are drugs or therapies that have passed Stage 1, which means the drug won’t cause further harm to the patient, but the efficacy and side effects haven’t been fully vetted.  Read more »

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Education candidates – about more than Common Core

October 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment 

Candidates run for office for many reasons – not just to replace Common Core.  Consider these candidates and their views on a host of issues before you vote:

Diane Douglas, candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction:  You know Diane’s stance against Common Core in Arizona, but did you know what else Diane will do when she’s elected?  Read more »

Legislative Action

November Ballot Propositions

November Ballot Propositions

Proposition 480: Blank check or a shot in the arm for Arizona? Have you noticed the new hospitals being built in the valley over the past 10 years?  Why are we doubling down... [Read more]


News and Media

Education: Should the State pay up?

Education: Should the State pay up?

If you’ve been tuning in to the election campaigns, you may wonder at claims that Republicans are guilty of “illegal” cuts to education and should PAY UP... [Read more]