HOA Parking Pitfalls

March 17, 2009

Parking poses a major problem for some HOA residents.

Here’s the issue:  Streets located within HOA communities are either government-owned by a city or county or they are private streets, owned by the HOA.   SB 1113  solves a problem caused by planned communities confusing the issue by regulating parking on streets they do not own.   It clarifies that an HOA has jurisdiction only over roadways, easements and other areas under its ownership. [Read more]

Private Property v. 2nd Amendment Rights

March 17, 2009

Your right to bear arms has a good chance of obtaining further protection in Arizona this year. The House Judiciary Committee recently approved by a 6-2 vote, HB 2474, a measure preventing property owners, tenants, employers and businesses from prohibiting the storage or transport of lawfully possessed firearms in locked and privately-owned vehicles parked in a parking lot, parking garage, or other designated parking area. I voted in favor of the bill. [Read more]

Abortion Consent Act

March 17, 2009

HB 2564-the Abortion Consent Act – passed out of the House HHS Committee 5-0 with nary a dissent.  Several committee members of the committee, in fact, left the scene during the bill deliberations.

Even Planned Parenthood and NARAL, predictably opposed to the bill, did not speak against it in committee – even while facilitating hundreds of stock e-mails to Legislators’ inboxes – spreading all manner of misinformation. Interestingly, not one of the e-mail senders testified in committee.

They simply cannot refute the facts… [Read more]