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Friday, March 29, 2013

3-28-13 MCRC Briefs


March 28, 2013
·        Yesterday’s Briefs Carried House Speaker Andy Tobin’s side of the story for his delay in scheduling SB1403 on the calendar; but SB1403 supporters aren’t buying his explanation that he didn’t schedule it because the bill didn’t come to him until March 21. Some keen eyed readers and bill watchers have pointed out that SB1363 (passed the Senate and sent to Tobin on March 26), rapidly appeared on the Appropriations Committee Agenda on March 27 while the by-passed SB1403 sat on the back burner.   
·        Correction:  According To LD28 Chairman Scott O’Connor: “LD 28 Has Taken No Position On Medicaid Expansion.  Many of our PC’s support the governor, and both our legislative representatives do, too.  We discussed the issue at length at our most recent meeting.  The audience was divided, so we took no official vote and had no resolutions on the floor.” Scott H. O'Connor, Scott@pvhacienda.com   Briefs (3-27-13 ) errantly reported LD28 among the other LDs that passed anti-Medicaid Expansion resolution.
·        A ‘Defeating Common Core’ Video will be shown at 4 pm, April 8 at defeat common core
·        Mohave County Board of Supervisor Buster Johnson spoke to the Lake Havasu Republican Men’s Club today.
·        AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham Is One Of The Speakers lined up for the National Federation of Republican Women’s Region 3 Conference scheduled April 26-27 in Albuquerque. The early bird deadline for the hotel rooms block has been extended to April 5th to coincide with the early meeting registration date.  Contact: New Mexico President Elaine Miller at 505-797-3534 or by email at:  elaine2443@msn.com  or http://nmfrw.com/
 
Bill Whittle Is Coming To Sun City & Phoenix May 15
 
Sun City - Union Hills Country Club

9860 W Lindgren Ave., Sun City AZ  85373

130pm             VIP Reception

Meet & Greet Bill Whittle  $50 per person

200pm             Conservative Conversation with Bill Whittle

$20 per person – limited seating    www.Whittlesuncity.eventbrite.com

Information: Lyle Tuttle  L.tuttle@cox.net    Phone:  623-583-2354

 

El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium

552 N 40th Street, Phoenix AZ  85008

600pm             VIP Reception

Book signing & photo   $150 per person     www.gopevents.eventbrite.com

700pm             Conservative Conversation with Bill Whittle

$30 per person       www.gopevents.eventbrite.com 
 

Brought to you by: Maricopa Republican Committee, Arizona Conservative Coalition and  Arizona Conservative Educators

For information: GOP Events Lori Urban (480) 221-9633  gopgal@cox.net

10615 E. Terra Buena Land, Scottsdale, AZ 85255


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·        Maricopa County GOP LD1, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21 22, 23, 25, 27 and 30;Pima County Republican LDs 2, 3 ,4, 9, 10, 11, 14;  the Coconino Republican Executive Committee , along with the Pinal, Cochise and the Cochise County Republican Committees have united in passing resolutions in opposition to the Governor’s Medicaid Expansion (AHCCCS) in support of Obamacare.  Pinal County Republicans passed their resolution back in February.
·        Resolutions Passed By The Maricopa County Republican Executive Guidance Committee  (MCRC EGC) at the March 7 are posted on the MCRC Web site.  Go to www.maricopagop.org/ or the 3-8-13 MCRC Briefs at  http://briefs.maricopagop.org/  
·        Link For All Of The Medicaid Expansion Related Resolutions:  http://www.maricopagop.org/tag/expansion-of-medicaid/
·        Congressman Paul Gosar Delivers His Opening Statement at a hearing on his major jobs bill, 03/21/13. Click HERE to watch.    http://gosar.house.gov
·        LD26’s “Lobby for Liberty/101” is scheduled from 10 - 11:30 am, March  30 at the Heritage Academy, 32 S. Center St., Mesa. $10 donation. RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/d4ov8my     Website: http://lobby101.wordpress.com/
·        Brigitte Gabriel, One Of The Foremost Speakers On “Terrorism, The Middle East And Radical Islam” will address the Arizona Red Mountain Patriots at 7 pm, April 8 at East Valley High School, 7420 E. Main St., Mesa. Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased at www.arizonapatriot.com  $8 day of event. Limited seating.
·        The Pinal County Republican Clubs Are Planning A “Let’s Pool Our Resources” Open House Fundraiser from 11 am to 3 pm, June 8 at Pratt Pool, 112 E. Cottonwood Lane, Cases Grande featuring AZ GOP  Chairman Robert Graham. The host clubs include San Tan Valley, Western Pinal, Maricopa, Saddle Brooke, Superstition Mountain Gold Canyon Republican Clubs, along with the Federated Republican Women of Pinal and the  Grande Valley Republican Womens’ Club  $20 per person or $30 per couple. Food includes Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Chips and Drinks. Prepayment required.  Prepay to: Pinal County Republican Committee, c/o Chairman Seraphim Larsen. 23411 E. Orville St., Florence, AZ 85132  Contacts:  janice@pratt4az.com  or  brendahermansongarza@yahoo.com
·         John Burnham, DVM, Founder Of  “A Soldier’s Best Friend” - Accompanied by some of his “best friends” (Service dogs) will highlight the April 1 Lincoln Republican Women’s Club dinner meeting at 5:30 pm at the Millennium Resort Scottsdale-McCormick Ranch, 7401 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Spouses invited. Buffet menu. $28 per person. Only paid reservations will be honored.  Contact: Patricia Kaufman, 480-368-2777 patiamiam@gmail.com
·        Congressman Paul Gosar and State Treasurer Doug Ducey are the scheduled speakers at the 11:30 am Yavapai Republican Men’s Forum on April 8.  Reservations are required by noon April 4. Tickets are $18 per person. The event is at the St. Michael’s Hotel, 205 W. Gurley St., Prescott.  RSVP to Bob Luzius at 928-717-2551 or hilltop237@hotmail.com 
·        Volunteers Needed: Maricopa County Republican Headquarters - West Needs Volunteers for four-hour shifts at the Sun City office, 10050 Bell Road (NW corner of 99Ave/Bell Rd).  The office has two-staffers per shift. Several shifts are open.  There are many exciting events planned for the immediate future including fund raisers, training programs, speakers, and other projects that require a variety of skills.  Volunteers have an opportunity of interfacing with elected officials, district chairmen, precinct committeemen as well as the public. Stop by or call 623 977-4532.
·         MCRC Legislative District meetings this week:
Ø  March 30 -  LD26 – “Lobby for Liberty/101”  10-11:30 am.  Heritage Academy, 32 S. Center St., Mesa. $10 donation. Learn strategies and techniques to effectively organize coalitions to lobby for issues you believe in. RSVP  http://tinyurl.com/d4ov8my Website: http://lobby101.wordpress.com/ 
·        Congressman David Schweikert’s district office is looking for full-time internship applicants for the 2013 summer term (May through August). Please note that this is an unpaid internship. Responsibilities include answering the phone, assisting with constituent casework, correspondence, and events. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume with “Summer Internship Applicant” in the email subject line to Ernestina.Borquez-Smith@mail.house.gov by April 12.
·        LD22 Will Conduct An April 15 $1,000 Gift Certificate Drawing of the winners choice of merchandise at V Jewelers in Surprise. Tickets are $10 each. Second prize is a leather (conceled carry )purse valued at over $200. Tickets sales contact: Fund-raising Chairman Glenn Haynes  714-267-1693 or RepLD22Raffle@aol.com  The PC selling the most tickets will receive a special prize.  Checks should be made payable to: AZ Republican LD-22.
·        Author Ben Shapiro will highlight the April 6 Teen Age Republicans (TARS) fundraiser Banquet at 6:30 pm at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Tickets: $65 each. RSVP/Reservations: Lois Fitch at  480-947-6931 or Rhonda Driver at 480-451-0947. aztars@hotmail.com
·        The April 9 Sun Lakes Republican Club has a full agenda when it meets at 6:30 pm at the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd, Sun Lakes.  Jennifer Reynolds will address Agenda 21 and how it effects the community; Maricopa County Supervisors Denny Barney and Sen. Steve Yarbrough will give updates.  Contact: Michael Tennant  mstennant@yahoo.com   Cell:  262-880-4620
·        Arrowhead Republican Women’s Club Events Chairman Jan Martinson has announced that Dr. Lyle Rapacki will address the May 21 ARW dinner in the Briarwood Country Club Ballroom, 20800 N. 135th Ave., in Sun City West.  Doors will open at 5 pm, dinner at 5:30 pm and program at 6:15 pm. Tickets are $35 each or $65 per couple. Business attire, no jeans allowed. Cash bar. Deadline for ticket reservations is May 17. Rapacki has just completed a tour addressing “Agenda 21” throughout the state. With Rapacki’s drawing power, you’d be wise to make early reservations as the room can accommodate 225 people. Contact Martinson at 623-546-3753   jlmart15102@aol.com 
·        The AZGOP “Legislative Salute” Is Scheduled At 6 Pm, April 10 at the Marriott at Sky Harbor, 1101 North 44th St., Phx. featuring Republican Strategist Frank Luntz. Registration & Reception 6 pm.  Dinner & Program 7 pm. Salute to Arizona legislators and find out more about the path to victory in 2014. Details: more  RSVP: Gretchen Martinez gretchen.martinez@azgop.org  or 602.957.7770 for sponsorship and tickets information.
·        The Pinal County Republican Committee  (PCRC) Will Hold It's Lincoln Day Luncheon at 11 am, Saturday, April 13 at the Sun City Anthem Ballroom, 3925 N. Sun City Blvd., Florence. Speakers include Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Chairman of the AAARC Rev Clyde Bowen and Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles. Contributions are $35 per person. Contact Clara Davis at arabulldog@q.com for reservations.
·        A Kickoff Event To Introduce And Benefit Andy Hull's Sunshine Foundation will be held at 6 pm, April 10 at the Castles ‘n Coasters, 9445 N. Metro Parkway, Phx  in  memory of Andy Hull, son of CD3 GOP activist LeAnn Hull. $30 per person – unlimited rides. For tickets contact: Mary Beth Leboeuf 602-291-5507 or Laura Mesenbrink 480-239-8722.
·        The Goldwater Institute Will Host A Debate Watching Party of the debate about the role of labor unions in state and local government” from 5:15-7 pm, April 7 at 500 E. Coronado Rd, Phx -  as broadcast from KTVK-TV (Chan 3). Facing off on Channel 3’s “Politics Unplugged” will be Goldwater Institute constitutional policy expert Nick Dranias and former state Senator David Lujan, whose experience with union issues includes his prior service as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board. And tensions have been high at the state capitol this year as state lawmakers have been sharply divided on proposals to limit the influence of unions. This debate will examine the principles and the proper role for labor unions and collective bargaining in the government. Free admission. Refreshments will be served.  Limited seating. RSVP: Michael Pfeifer at mpfeifer@goldwaterinstitute.org or (602) 462-5000, ext. 274.
·        Congressman Paul Gosar And AZ State Treasurer will be the speakers at the 11:30, April 8 Yavapai Men’s Luncheon at the St. Michael’s Hotel, 205 W. Gurley,  in Prescott. $18 per person.  RSVP: Bob Luzius –928-717-2551or hilltop237@hotmail.com For information: Barry Denton, 928-442-3290      barrybarubar@gmail.net
·        Banamnestynow.Com Gearing Up For Renewed Fight Against Amnesty  Pearce: ‘Looking for warriors and people who understand the Constitution’
·        Contact Your Arizona Legislators  www.azleg.gov 
·        To Check On How Your US And State Elected Officials have voted on issues of concern to you go to:  http://votesmart.org/issues
·        The 300 Page Agenda 21 Document can be viewed at Agenda 21  or org/wiki/Agenda_21  
·        Recall Petitions Against Dem House Minority Leader Chad Campbell (LD24) can be obtained by contacting Arizona Project Chairman Ronald Ludders at  602-677-1496. 
·        Maricopa Board Of Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox Recall efforts.  Contact: Ron Harders at hbaronaz@msn.com
·        “Stop the Recall” on Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpairo Recall. Contact: John DeCarlo  stop.the.az.recall@gmail.com or or call 602-486-4725. 
·        Gun Owners Of America Will Be Giving Away A Bushmaster Carbon 15, an AR-style semiautomatic Personal Defense Weapon at a drawing scheduled April 18, according to GOA president Ken Rineer.  For information go to http://goaz.org
·         The AzCDL’s  Four-Day “Front Sight” Defensive ( concealed weapons)  pistol class runs April 26-29 in Las Vegas, NV. To register: (http://www.frontsight.com/courses/defensive-handgun-training-course.asp).  Contact: Duke americanicon@cox.net  for hotel and other information.
·        Chino Valley Shooting Facility Set To Open:  Grand opening celebration April; 6.  With one range slated to close, recreational shooters in the Prescott area will already have a new facility in place. The Prescott Sportsman's Club will host the grand opening of the Chino Valley Shooting Facility on April 6. The event will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Free shooting will take place from noon to 4 p.m. and the Junior High Power Team will be selling lunch. The facility was made possible through grants from the Arizona Game and Fish Department, National Rifle Association and funding from Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association, Davidsons and Mazy's.    website www.cvsf.us.
·        Rivers Of Trash Running Throughout The United States It’s amazing to me that people in cities walk through piles of trash, but won’t stop to pick anything up. In the wilderness, farmers and small town throw trash and create dumps anywhere in the woods—with no regard for long term consequences. Trash litters every highway in America, but only six states feature 5 cent deposit-return container laws. Michigan remains the best with a 10 cent deposit-return law...  Frosty Woolridge

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