Feb
10

Our Future is Up To Us

As poet Amanda Gorman so eloquently put it on Inauguration Day this year, the power to bring light to this world lies within every one of us. That’s why I’ve introduced HB2824 to invest in Adult Education in Arizona and why I hope you’ll use your power to help me get it heard in the […]

Feb
02

Stop Drilling Holes in the Bucket!

  Education Update This week a number of bills will be heard in the State Senate that would once again drain more money from our public district and charter schools. I’ve provided a link to the Save Our Schools newsletter where you can learn more about those specific bills and what you can do. You’ll […]

Jan
24

Our Budget

  Arizonans are struggling. So, many people were rightfully alarmed last week to hear Gov Ducey advocate for a $1.2 BILLION PERMANENT TAX CUT in our budget. That kind of cut, during a pandemic, no less, would hamstring our state for years to come. Every business person knows that when you want to grow a […]

Jan
17

Sign Up for COVID-19 Vaccines

  As of Tuesday, Jan 19 at 9 am, Arizonans age 65 and older will be able to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine. To schedule an appointment at State Farm Stadium or multiple other vaccination sites create an account here. You can also call 211 for more information. I hear it’s best to call […]

Jan
17

What’s Happening in Your State House

Focus on Education The new legislative session has begun, and I’m honored to represent you on both the Education and Appropriations committees.  The good news is that the passage of Prop 208 will  provide a  long and much-needed sustainable increase in our investment in students.The bad news is that it will take about a year […]

Jan
17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 18, 2021

  As we honor Dr. King this weekend, I’m thinking not only of his life, but also millions of others who continue to work peacefully and persistently within our democracy for greater freedom and justice for all people. Each of us plays our part, for as Dr. King said,  “We are caught in an escapable […]

Jan
07

The Legislature Weekly and Request to Speak 

  Please stay informed and be involved. A great way to do that is to sign up for The Legislature Weekly and learn to use the Request to Speak (RTS)program. Now more than ever, we need you to use the power of your words to help heal our beloved state and country and move us forward. Civic […]

Jan
07

Moving Forward

  Yesterday morning, I was prepared to send you a hopefully inspiring message about the new year and the start of our new state legislative session that begins on Monday. Then we all witnessed the stunning siege on our nation’s capitol. As a newly elected State Representative, I’m focused on making our state the best […]

Jan
04

COVID-19 Resources

CDC If you are in need of help during the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some resources that can help you stay safe. The Center for Disease Control provides fact-based, reliable information including How to Protect Yourself Symptoms How to Prepare If You Are Sick, What to Do  COVID-19 & Children Talking to Children About COVID-19 […]