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. Nancy has a strong record promoting such policies, supporting a prosperous economic future for Arizona. Read more »
July 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment
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July 28, 2014 · Leave a Comment
What if: The Supreme Court rules Obamacare subsidies can’t be used in federal exchanges? – The AZ Republic asks Sen. Barto and Blue Cross Blue Shield to weigh in on the question. Why the latest court decision challenging the IRS runaround the law may be the greatest threat to the law & the linchpin that drives Congress to open up the law to reforms that Americans need and want - alternatives based on a strategy of Freedom. Read more »
June 3, 2014 · 1 Comment
The State budget has General Fund spending $482 million above FY 14, for a total of $9.83 billion. The Republican Legislature continues to prioritize education and safety of Arizona’s children, with a full 75% of the new money going to three areas: K-12, higher education, and the new Dept. of Child Safety.
SB 1224 (child safety positions) Appropriated $6,859,300, funding 192 full-time employees early in the session to CPS in this fiscal year – FY 2014, not counting an add’l 112 investigators, caseworkers and support staff in Special Session for the new Dept. of Child Safety (DCS).
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 »
June 17, 2014 · Leave a Comment
You might have missed the great reading progress made by Arizona students reported in the Arizona Republic. It wasn’t painted in the most positive terms by its author. The news that “Fewer than expected fail 3rd-grade reading” should be cause for celebration. Why wasn’t it? Read more »