Be an informer – host a candidate event!

May 30, 2014

Who do your friends, family, neighbors and co-workers rely on for information about candidates?  You can be that person!

Host a candidate coffee or reception.  To schedule a date/time, send an email to:

 Info@NancyBarto.com

Now’s the time to plan YOUR event and make a difference in this year’s elections!

IMPORTANT:  Did you know you can vote in the August primary even if you are an Independent?  Request YOUR early ballot to vote today!

What if you were diagnosed ‘terminal’?

May 30, 2014

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]

I’m official – Thank you!!

May 30, 2014

Campaign- here we come!

On May 5th I turned in 1,159 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office – qualifying me for the primary ballot. Number needed – 546.

Thank you to all who gathered signatures on my behalf and to those who signed my petition online!

Your support has been amazing!

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And be ready for the primary election:  August 26th, 2014

Dept. of Child Safety – the new CPS

May 30, 2014

The Department of Child Safety is officially separate from the huge DES bureaucracy it had been part of.  That is progress.

The bill is a product of months of work among a diverse group, of which I am honored to have had a part, to create what we all hope will be a new and positive beginning for helping safeguard abused children in the state.

Here are the bill’s main provisions:  [Read more]