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Education Update-Nov 2017

Education Update-Nov 2017

Education is one of the most important and politically charged issues in Arizona. Unfortunately, there are so many statistics being thrown around that it is often hard to know what is the truth. Because of this, I’ve put together a … Continue reading

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How Can I Help You?

How Can I Help You?

How can I help you? One of the most rewarding parts of my job is helping people. Within the last week alone, I helped a breast cancer survivor who was charged a $300 facility fee for a routine 15 minute … Continue reading

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AZ Cardinal’s player video supporting my ESA school choice legislation

AZ Cardinal’s player video supporting my ESA school choice legislation

It is always good to have a professional football player advocating for ESAs and School Choice! I sponsored ESA and School Choice legislation to allow parents to choose the best education for their children. Watch the Video HERE.

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GET the FACTS on ESAs & School Choice

GET the FACTS on ESAs & School Choice

GET the FACTS on ESAs: Senate Bill 1431: 1. The AZ legislature supports education no matter where it takes place. It supports district schools, charter schools, online schools, private schools and homeschooling. 2. ESAs allow parents to choose the best … Continue reading

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Budget Prioritizes Education May 2017

Budget Prioritizes Education May 2017

Great News! The Arizona legislature passed the state budget last week.  It is structurally balanced, prioritizes education, funds other important needs, and includes a tax cut for individual taxpayers. Here are some highlights: Balanced budget with a tax cut for … Continue reading

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April 2017-My legislation

April 2017-My legislation

I’m working hard at the AZ State Capitol.  In addition to working on the state budget…here is some of the legislation I’ve sponsored: SB1441 gives patients that have received a “surprise” medical bill from an out of network doctor a … Continue reading

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Lesko Legislative Update Feb. 2017

Lesko Legislative Update Feb. 2017

Legislative Update from Senator Debbie Lesko: K-12 EDUCATION: The amount our state is spending on public education continues to increase every year and students are making improvements in national scores.  Public schools get money from different pots.  They get money … Continue reading

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ESA overview

ESA overview

ESA Overview:  SB1431: Provides another option for parents to choose the best education for their child. Phases in eligibility to all students over 4 years. However, enrollment growth is capped at ½% of the 1.1 million public students or about … Continue reading

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Nov. 8th Ballot Measures

Nov. 8th Ballot Measures

Nov. 8th Ballot Measures: Note: None of these ballot measures were referred to the ballot by the legislature and the legislature cannot change the ballot measures with a majority vote even if there are unintended consequences with the ballot measures. … Continue reading

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Aug. 2016

Aug. 2016

I am honored and blessed to serve as your State Senator. I ran for office to make a positive difference in our state and nation and I’ve developed a reputation for taking on big issues to accomplish that goal. Because … Continue reading

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