Arizonans deserve an apology

July 26, 2013

Every session has its disappointments  –  but Arizonans should be more than disappointed that these major boo-boos were imposed upon them this session.  They deserve an apology – and to have these top 5 mistakes rectified. [Read more]

The Missing Tile

July 26, 2013

Are you prone to zero in on what’s wrong in life – even when most of the important things are going right?

In his book, “Happiness is a Serious Problem“, conservative talk host Dennis Prager describes it as ‘The Missing Tile Syndome’ in which, for example, despite having a beautifully appointed living room – furnished from end to end with loveliness – even a beautifully tiled ceiling, the homeowner constantly frets over the one flaw his eyes are drawn to every time he enters the room:  a missing ceiling tile. [Read more]

EPA’s Mindless Regulations

July 9, 2013

It is rare when union workers, teachers, health care professionals, Native Americans, businesses, energy consumers and their producers speak with one voice – but when it comes to the new EPA regulations, they are.  Here’s how the Legislature is responding to their voices.  [Read more]

Expanding Liberty, Protecting Taxpayers

July 9, 2013

Highlights from the 2013 Session

How was your money spent?:   With the exception of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion pushed through this past session,  the Republican Majority has made tremendous strides in the past three years in balancing the books of the State of Arizona. We are already seeing signs that Arizona is one of a small number of states poised to come out of the lingering recession with solid growth and strong balance sheets.  Budgeting is now required to be done not just for the current fiscal year but three years out.  By FY 2016, we can now predict that Arizona will have a structurally balanced budget.  Leadership in the legislature managed to maintain spending levels, but increase funding in a few key areas. [Read more]