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Education Funding Q&A- Oct. 2015

Education Funding Q&A- Oct. 2015

EDUCATION FUNDING Q&A from constituents, plus election info: How much money do AZ public school districts get? According to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, the AZ Dept. of Education, and the AZ Auditor General’s reports, The state average = $9,096/student/year … Continue reading

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August 2015

August 2015

HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Governor Ducey’s new plan for AHCCCS, Arizona’s healthcare program for low-income citizens, promotes personal responsibility and helps encourage able-bodied adults to transition into careers. Currently, 1 out of every 4 Arizona residents receives free healthcare through AHCCCS (AZ … Continue reading

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Helping Schools, Sun City & Youngtown

Helping Schools, Sun City & Youngtown

1. The Golf Cart Parade and Bill Signing Ceremony in Sun City on Aug. 14th was a huge success and is a perfect example of elected officials working together with citizens to solve a problem! Governor Brewer and Sheriff Arpaio … Continue reading

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EPA hurting our State

EPA hurting our State

HELP ME FIGHT HUGE UTILITY RATE INCREASES:   The EPA is attacking America and Arizona again and they must be stopped. A recent EPA proposed rule, pushed by the Obama Administration, is not only going to make our utility bills … Continue reading

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My Bipartisan Legislation

My Bipartisan Legislation

This year 13 of my bills were signed into law by the governor.   All of them had support from both Republicans and Democrats and eight out of the 13 received unanimous support. Here is an explanation of some of them: … Continue reading

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State Budget

State Budget

We worked until midnight last Thursday voting on the state budget.  It passed out of the House of Representatives and is now in the Senate, where they may pass it as is or amend it and send it back to … Continue reading

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Lets Help those in Need

Lets Help those in Need

I don’t think taxpayer-funded cash assistance intended for the needy should be given to people who have been convicted of drug-related offenses and may use the money to buy drugs. House Bill 2603 is a simple bill.  It is common … Continue reading

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Upcoming Legislation

Upcoming Legislation

The Arizona Legislature is back in session and we are already voting on new legislation. My legislation to help the golf cart drivers in Sun City passed out of the House Transportation Committee unanimously!  Next step is a vote by … Continue reading

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Good News at the Legislature

Good News at the Legislature

I’m happy to report that: Arizona has moved from #32 to #5 in the nation for job growth (source: ASU W.P. Carey School of Business) Moved from #13 to #1 in the nation for new business start-ups (Kauffman Index) Moved … Continue reading

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The Obama Administration vs. Arizona

The Obama Administration vs. Arizona

We just celebrated our Country’s anniversary of the Declaration of Independence from England. Our founding fathers knew how oppressive a federal government could be and drafted the U.S. Constitution with that in mind.  Now, less than 250 years later, our … Continue reading

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