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September 17, 2014
· MCRC Chairman A J LaFaro is encouraging students/teens to volunteer for the non-partisan Student Teen Election Poll Works Understanding the Power ( STEP UP) program that was recently created by the Maricopa County Elections Office for young adults. STEP UP is a non-partisan and provides an opportunity for young adults to learn more about the election process (and get paid doing it). See brochure and application form at http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pdf/stepup_brochure.pdf Contact April Snow at 602-506-1519 or email@example.com
· The Deadline For To Register For The General Election Is Oct. 6. Early voting begins Oct. 9. Register online here.
· The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Posse volunteered 22,115 hours to Pinal County, according to Sheriff Paul Babeu. These hours totaled a savings of $995,175 dollars to the County. So far this year (2014) they have donated 12,858 hours with a savings of $578,610 dollars to Pinal County. The Posse is a self-sustaining volunteer unit consisting of forty men and women.
· AZGOP Chairman Robert Graham has appointed Parralee Schneider as the AZGOP First Vice Chairman - a position vacated by the resignation of former First VC Russell Pearce. Graham appointed Jeni White to fill the Second Vice Chairman position – opened as Schneider moves to the First VC position. Schneider is a long-time party activist. White is the current Maricopa County Republican Committee’s Secretary . “Both Parralee and Jeni have an extraordinary amount of talent, experience, dedication to our cause — and they are both held in high regard by a great many of our longstanding Republican grassroots leaders. With a strong party leadership team supporting our Republican nominees, we are fighting for victory in November and are excited about our prospects for success," said Graham. The AZGOP Executive Committee must approve the appointments. A teleconference call is scheduled for Sept 26th. The appointees will serve until the January 2015 meeting of the state committeemen, when an election will be held to fill the remainder of the two-year terms of the offices, both of which expire in January of 2016.
· For All The Uproar Over a Piece Read by Russell Pearce On His Radio Show– if anyone had taken the time to check out the ‘Put me in Charge of Welfare’ piece, they would have found that it has been floating around the Internet for nearly two years supposedly written by a 21 year old woman. However, fact-check-rant-welfare-abuse-hits-home-internet-admirers says it was actually written by a man named Alfred W. Evans and was published as a ‘letter to the editor’ in the Nov 18, 2010 edition of the Waco Tribune Herald. Evans, a 56-year-old resident of Gatesville, Texas, wrote the letter to the editor hoping to get others incensed about welfare abuse. Fact Checks says, “What he (Evans) didn’t expect, according to an interview with him in the Tribune Herald in November 2012, was that the letter would be emailed across the country and become an Internet phenomenon.” Whether you agree or disagree with what Evans wrote and Pearce read, the First Amendment assures them the right to express their thoughts.
· The U.S. House Of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight ISIS. The vote was 273-156, with significant opposition in both parties. A Senate vote on the proposal could come as early as Thursday.
· An Evening with Dennis Michael Lynch at 7 pm, Sat., Oct 4 at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Piper Theater, 7380 N. Second St., Scottsdale. Contact: RSVP: http://dennismichaellynch.eventbite.comJim O’Connor at 602-538-9387 for tickets.
· The Surprise Tea Party Has A Limited Number Of Free Tickets for
An Evening with Dennis Michael Lynch at 7 pm, Sat., Oct 4 at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Piper Theater, 7380 N. Second St., Scottsdale. Contact: Bernard Paluch BPaluch777@aol.com or 623-466-8370.
LD17 Will Be Walking In CD-9 on Sept 27. Volunteers should meet at 8:30 am at Desert Breeze Park in Chandler, according to LD17 Chairman Tyler Bowyer firstname.lastname@example.org
· Former CD8 candidate Clair Van Steenwyk is urging boycotting Mexican produces as a protest to the lack of action on the US Marine who has been held in a Mexican jail since early spring.
· Pinal County Public Works has designated areas throughout Pinal County where residents will be provided with empty sand bags and sand to fill the bags. Residents are required to bring a shovel to fill the bags. Today, Pinal County Adult Detention minimum security inmates are working under the supervision of detention staff and are filling sand bags at the San Tan Valley Public Works (3535 North East Hunt Highway). Sheriff Paul Babeu stated, “Every week our minimum security inmates work details for the betterment of county roads and facilities throughout Pinal County. The inmates are constantly cleaning up trash and overgrown vegetation from county roadways and property. In the past they have helped load and unload food for the homeless at shelters and food banks. This week I have asked our detention staff to assign the inmates to help our residents prepare for the upcoming rains. The inmates work is helping to keep Pinal County residents safer and our roadways and facilities cleaner.”
· LD15 Rep Heather Carter received the American Cancer Society with its 2014 National Distinguished Advocacy Award Wed, Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C. The annual award recognizes leaders in the fight against cancer. In particular, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) sought to acknowledge Rep. Carter’s work on access to care issues like parity for oral chemotherapy and expanding health coverage under the Arizona Medicaid program. “I chose this fight not only because it is one I believe we can win…but also because my constituents, my friends, and my family have all battled cancer,” said Carter, , in a pre-recorded acceptance speech she delivered to the reception in D.C. “The task at hand is to beat cancer and to provide patients with the most effective means to do so,” said Rep. Carter. “Overarching all of our efforts…I believe…should be the desire to find solutions that work regardless of where they come from.” The National Distinguished Advocacy Award is the highest national advocacy honor bestowed upon state and federal lawmakers by ACS CAN, said the organization’s Chair of the Board Christy A. Russell in press release.
· Tom Jenney Is Calling For Volunteers to walk neighborhoods and make phone calls for the Americans for Prosperity’s “National Day of Action”. Click HERE for more information and to sign up for volunteering this Saturday!
· LD17 and LD28 will join forces to walk 10 precincts in the Sunnyslope and Central Corridor in Phx for the LD28 House candidate Shawnna Bolick and CD9 candidate WendyRogers, according to LD17 Chairman Tyler Bowyer. Walkers should meet at 8:30 am at the North Phoenix Baptist Church, Central/Bethany Home Road. Bowyer invited other LDs to join them. Contact: LD17 Chairman Tyler Bowyer email@example.com 480-239-0025
· Phoenix City Councilmen Sal Diciccio, Bill Gates, And Jim Waring are hosting a reception for Attorney General candidate Mark Brnovich between 5-7 pm, Mon, Sept 22 at Tom’s Tavern, 2 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Suggested Contribution $150 per person. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Daniel Stefanski 623-451-1729.
· George Khalaf Is The New AZGOP Victory 2014 Director. He has experience managing a grassroots team across 16 states in the 2012 election, delivering more than 50 million voter contacts in battleground states. George was recently Deputy Chief of Staff to Maricopa County Supervisor Denny Barney, and managed the campaign of Rep. Brenda Barton.
· The Sun Lakes Republican Club invites you to join an evening of dinner, dancing and election night excitement from 5-9:30 pm, Tues, Nov 4 in the Arizona Room at Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 N. Sun Lakes Blvd, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248. Music by Harry Mathews. Tickets $20 (dinner included). Cash bar. Tables of eight can be purchased for “reserved seating.” Tickets at Sun Lakes CC Front Desk or at the Oct 14 club meeting or via any board member. Only 200 advance tickets available. Sale deadline Mon., Oct 27. No door tickets. Contact: Mike Tennant at 480-802-0178.
· A Constitution Fair is scheduled from 6 -9:30 pm, Sat., Sept 20 in the Gilbert Town Square Civic Center, 50 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert featuring Lee Greenwood. Entertainment at 6 pm on two stages. 8 pm, 350 voice Milennial Chair to perform. Fireworks at 9:10 pm,
· A Reception For Attorney General Candidate Mark Brnovich is scheduled from 5-7 pm, Mon., Sept 22 at Tom’s Tavern, 2 N Central Ave., Phx. Hosted by Phoenix City Councilmen Sal DiCiccio, Bill Gates and Jim Waring. RSVP to email@example.com or to Daniel Stefanski 623-451-1729.
· A Fundraising Luncheon for CD1 candidate Andy Toby, CD1 candidate Martha McSally, and CD9 candidate Wendy Rogers is planned Sept 24 at 52 Season, 2502 E Camelback, Phx. Featuring Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Tickets - $500 per person. Lunch plus a photo is $5,200 per person. RSVP: Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jessica at email@example.com.
· LD18 House Candidate Jill Norgaard will be featured at a ‘Pizza & Politics’ fundraiser at the home of Mark and Terry Giebelhaus between 6:30-8:30 pm, Thurs., Sept 18. They will reviewing the upcoming propositions over pizza. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
· AZGOP Victory Office Volunteer Bess Ammerman's Memorial Service is scheduled for 11 Am, Thurs., Sept 18 at the Fountain Of Life Lutheran Church, 15630 N Del Webb Blvd, Sun City, AZ 85351. The church is located approximately 1 mile south of Bell Road On Del Webb Blvd. Flowers will be sent from the "Republican Office." Contact: Peter Lee 623-583-5987 or Mdcyclist@Live.Com
· The Arrowhead Republican Women will meet at 11:30 am, Wed., Oct 8 at Briarwood Country Club, 20800 N. 135th Ave., Sun City West to hear Lisa Atkins address her activity in securing the F-35 coming to Arizona and land and water issues. Atkins was a 20 year Chief of Staff to former Congressman Bob Stump. Check in opens at 10:45 am. Reservations required. $20 per person. Adults only – no children. No jeans. Reservations at email@example.com Open to registered Republican women. Republican men can join as associate members. October is their membership renewal kick-off where attendees are urged (not required) to participate in a costume contest as they aim to Explore, Educate, and Elect Republican candidates.
· ‘The Joe Show’ Featuring Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will shown exclusively Oct 3-9 at The Harkins Valley Art and Harkins Arrowhead .
· Congressman Trent Franks Responds To Left Wing Media Attacks on his statement regarding the possibility of ISIS on our southern border. “The statement in question was not recorded this past weekend and, to my knowledge, Bishop E.W. Jackson does not have a radio program. In the clip, I was responding to a widely cited report that had surfaced online and had been brought to my attention by staff. Homeland Security officials ultimately expressed that those reports were overstated and my subsequent comments reflected the briefings I received. I remain concerned about the prospect of a terrorist group like ISIS taking advantage of our porous southern border. As recently as last Wednesday, in testimony before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, DHS Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis Francis Taylor confirmed the existence of social media exchanges amongst ISIS’ adherents discussing the possibility of exploiting America’s southern border as a means of entering and attacking the United States. Though we do not know concretely what steps ISIS has already taken to fulfill these ends, we know that the glaring national security vulnerability that is our southern border is not a secret to our enemies. As I expressed in recent interviews, if thousands of unaccompanied minors can find their way across, certainly a highly trained terrorist could do the same. We ignore the threat at our own peril.”
· Congressman Trent Franks, Chair Of The House Judiciary Committee’s Constitution Subcommittee, released the following statement in recognition of Constitution Day:“On this Constitution Day, our nation finds itself consumed with a discussion of how we will confront an enemy that stands in stark contrast to every principle we hold dear. May the debate serve as a reminder of why the United States Constitution has, for 226 years, endured as such a unique and shining beacon to the rest of the world. The very process of drafting the Constitution was spectacular evidence of the truths the document itself would come to enshrine. Far from being a monolithic, single-minded entity – the Founding Fathers nonetheless managing to find common ground in the name of this unprecedented experiment in human liberty. James Madison would later remark, ‘The real wonder is that so many difficulties should have been surmounted, and surmounted with a unanimity almost as unprecedented as it must have been unexpected. It is impossible for any man of candor to reflect on this circumstance without partaking of the astonishment. It is impossible for the man of pious reflection not to perceive in it a finger of that Almighty hand which has been so frequently and signally extended to our relief in the critical stages of the revolution.’ Based on the fundamental recognition that rights came not from the hand of some transient tyrant, but from the hand of God, the Constitution shook the foundations of human history and continues to do so today. Today, may those of us who have ‘solemnly sworn to support and defend the Constitution’ reflect on what a high and weighty calling that truly is. For ‘miracles do not cluster and what has happened once in 6,000 years, may not happen again.’”
· ATTN: Candidates/LD leaders/Group Chairman: If you have sent events or announcements to Briefs that have not been posted (except endorsements) or that I have not responded to, please resend them. Messages can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org If I do not respond with “thx” within 24 hours, please resend – using one or all of the above e-dressses. I’d rather get duplications than not receive your e-mails.
· Republican Candidate Announcements, fundraiser, neighborhood walks and other events can be sent to email@example.com for posting in the Briefs. In fairness to all GOP primary candidates, Briefs does not post endorsements, nor does it endorse any GOP candidates prior to the primary. See Briefs at Http://Archives.Mcrcbriefs.Org/
SEPT 18 EVENTS
· The Chino Valley Pachyderm Coalition will meet at 5:30 pm, Sept 18 at the BonnFire Restaurant, 1667 S. State Route, Hwy 89, Chino Valley. Order off menu. RSVP: Sue Goodchild (928) 636-7355 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating Limited.
· A Support Rally For Muslim Brotherhood Expert John Guandolo will be held at 5:30 Pm, Thur., Sept 18 in front Of The Office Of Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, 301 W Jefferson St., Phx In Support Of Montgomery’s Decision To Provide A Training Session On The Global Islamic Movement. See More: Http://Arizonafreedomalliance
SEPT 19 EVENTS
· Michael Francis, Will Rousseau And Bob Branch are hosting a fundraiser luncheon for gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey at noon Fri, Sept 19 in the Red's Bar and Grill at Wigwam Resort, 300 E Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park, AZ 85340. Suggested Contribution $500/pp. Business Casual Attire. RSVP by Thur, Sept 18 to Kelly Molique 480-213-5910 Kelly@lovasco.com or Corinne Lovas at 623-218-6616 email@example.com . Please make checks payable to: “Ducey 2014” and mail to:Ducey 2014 Attn: Corinne Lovas; 6740 W. Deer Valley Road, Ste. D107, PMB 205, Glendale, AZ 85310 Phone: (623) 218-6616 Email: Corinne@lovasco.com
SEPT 20 EVENTS
· Gertie Hickman Is Hosting A Meet And Greet Fundraiser for LD19 Senate candidate Joe Hobbs from 11 am to 2 pm, Sat., Sept 20 at her home, 11141 W Laurel Wood Lane in Avondale. No admission. Light refreshments will be served. Hobbs will answer questions and accept donations. LD19 consist mostly of Avondale/Tolleson. You can also donate online at hobbs4AZ.com then select the ‘donate’ button or contact Hobbs at (480) 381-2380 or firstname.lastname@example.org
· LD22 PCs Glenn And Marie Haynes Will Hold A Private ‘Meet And Greet’ for Dusty Trail precinct committeemen with LD22 incumbents Sen Judy Burges and Reps Phil Lovas and David Livingston, along with Maricopa County Community College District Board Member at Large John Heep in the Corte Bella Country Club Social Hall at 9 am, Sept 20. Limited seating. RSVP required. Dusty Trail PCs should RSVP to MeetSept20@aol.com or leave a message with your name and phone number at 310-418-3645.
· The Republican Women Of Prescott Round UP is scheduled from 5-9 pm, Sat., Sept 20 at the The Palace, on Whiskey Row in Prescott, RWOP will be presenting Major General Paul Vallely, U.S. Army, Ret. founder of Stand Up America, and a former Fox News contributor. Music will be provided by "Me, Myself & I." There will be a live auction and a silent auction. In addition, after nearly a year, the Bronze Horse by Cowboy Artist Bill Nebeker will be raffled off. Tickets are $65. Limited seating. RSVP to Elsie Tyree at (928) 778-0235 or email@example.com or Pam Calhoon at (928) 778-7157 or firstname.lastname@example.org Make checks payable to RWOP and mail to P. O. Box 10932, Prescott, AZ 86304-0932 or
· LD10 Will Be Walking Precincts Sept 20 and 27 for Senate candidate Mark Morrison. Meet at 10 am, at the Bear Canyon Library and work until about noon. If you want to stay a little longer, he’ll provide some pizza and soft drinks. RSVP Morrison at www.mark4arizona.com or 520-307-5331.
· The Tucson Republican Women’s Club 30th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon and Fashion Show will be held at noon, Sat., Sept 20 at the Viscount Suite Hotel, 4855 E Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85711. Bring a guest. Past Presidents will be exhibiting their scrapbooks. Clothing for Fashion Show from Plaza Palomino 2930 N. Swan Rd. #120. $30 per ticket. Reservations required. RSVP: Chairman Caroline Straub at 722-7447 or email@example.com or Maureen Leith Gmleith2727@msn.com
· The Pinal County Republican Committee will meet at 10 am, Sat., Sept 20 at Anthem at Merrill Ranch, Union Center, 3925 N. Sun City Blvd, Florence AZ (map). Two speakers: Tim Kanavel from Pinal County Office of Economic Development will be speaking on economic development projects across Pinal County, and Jack Biltis from "Yes on 122" will be speaking on the "Arizona State Sovereignty Amendment", Proposition 122. Coffee at 9:30 am. Mtg at 10 am. Contact: Chairman Seraphim Larsen - Florence AZ - (520) 251-2689 - firstname.lastname@example.org
· The Fountain Hills Republican Club Picnic is scheduled from 3 -6:30 pm, Sat., Sept 20 at the Fountain Hills American Legion featuring Republican candidates in the November Election. Fried chicken/hamburgers and side dishes will be served. $12 tickets for members. $15 for non-members.
· Congressman Paul Gosar will attend the Parker Fire Dept Annual BBQ at 5 pm, Sat., Sept 20 at the Parker Fire Station, 1101 W. Arizona Ave., Parker.
SEPT 21 EVENTS
· A Matinee Fundraiser For The Pima County Republican Party & Pima County Republican Women’s Club is scheduled at the Great American Playhouse, 13005 N Oracle Road, in Oro Valley on Sept 21. The two-hour play “Beetlejuiced’ will be performed. Ticket: $25. Contact Linda Grissom at email@example.com or 531-5545 or Linda White at firstname.lastname@example.org or 321-1492 to purchase tickets. Food can be ordered at your table. The menu includes pizza, cheese crisps, sausage and meatball sandwiches, ice cream treats, beer, wine and soft drinks.
SEPT 23 EVENTS
· The Arizona Republican Lawyers Association lunch, featuring Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, is scheduled at 11:45 am, Tues., Sept 23 at Polsinelli, One East Washington, Suite 1200, Phoenix, AZ 85004. $20 for members, $35 for non-members (payment at the door) RSVP to email@example.com
· Phx City Councilwoman Thelda Williams District 1 Community Breakfast is scheduled for 7:30 am, Sept 26 at the Deer Valley Airport Restaurant, 702 W Deer Valley Road, Phx. Breakfast available for $4.99, not including gratuity. Dist 1 will pay for the drink. Contact: 602-262-7444.
· A SOS…Save Our AZ State…From Dark Money Fundraiser is scheduled for Secretary of State candidate Michele Ragan at 5:30 pm, Tues, Sept 23 with wine, beer at the home of Patricia Kaufman Home, 7436 East Tuckey Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. Hosted by Patricia Kaufman, Judy Eisenhower, Joanna Hagan, Shirley Bachman and Mary Lee Sturgeon. Please make checks payable to “Vote Reagan 2014. ” Reservation required. RSVP to Judy Eisenhower at 480-941-8162 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SEPT 24 EVENTS
· The West Valley AZGOP Victory Office Volunteer Meeting is tentatively scheduled for 10 am, Wed., Sept 24. They will discuss office questions/comments they have from ‘manning the desk.” Funding raising for office operations will also be discussed.
· The Alta Vista Forum will be held at 3 pm, Sept 24 at 916 Canterbury Lane, Prescott, AZ. Speaker: Prescott's City Council on city issues. Contact: Nettie Lamerson at (928) 277-4010
· The Glendale Civic Pride Ambassadors Will Celebrate Its 20th Anniversary from 5-8 pm, Wed., Sept 24 at Haus Murphy’s Restaurant, 5735 W. Glendale Ave. “Retired Mayor Elaine Scruggs, founder of Glendale Civic Pride, will be our guest of honor.If you have a story to tell, or a memory to share, come to Haus Murphy’s next Wednesday evening. Complimentary refreshments will be served. Space is limited and reservations are encouraged. RSVP to 602-212- 6752. information on the2014 Musical Mystery Tour www.glendalecivicpride.org or Nancy Lenox 602-568- 6202 or email@example.com,
WHAT CANDIDATES ARE SAYING:
· CD9 Candidate Wendy Rogers: We’re just 13 short days away from the final end-of-quarter fundraising deadline before the November elections. Our campaign to defeat Kyrsten Sinema will be judged on our ability to bring in new donors and donations over these final days. We need to be consistent, and as it stands we’re just $9,245 away from our end-of-quarter online goal. Will you chip in $50, $100, $250, $500, or more to help us surpass that mark today? Kyrsten Sinema’s campaign is faltering...and it’s not surprising. She’s finally being forced to answer the tough questions as to why she’s blindly supported President Obama’s failed agenda. She’s put her own liberal agenda ahead of her constituents, and it’s completely unacceptable. We don’t need a cheerleader for the Obama agenda, we need a leader -- and I’m ready to serve. To have that opportunity, we must finish strong. A donation of $50, $100, $250, $500, or more will go a long way toward showing voters across the District that we have the resources, and the broad support to retire Kyrsten Sinema in November. Let’s get to work!
· CD9 Candidate Wendy Rogers: Rogers Calls on Sinema to Keep Her Promise - Asks Her To Return Salary For Not Doing Her Job. In a desperate attempt to whitewash her Washington record, Krysten Sinema began airing an ad today that tried to gloss over her failings in Washington. In her ad, Sinema said Congress should not get paid if it doesn't do its job . . . something that found immediate support from candidate Wendy Rogers.“I agree, I look forward to Kyrsten Sinema returning her salary to taxpayers for the past two years,” said Wendy Rogers. “Given that she has not voted for a single budget or offered a solution of her own - it's pretty clear she’s not doing her job. She should live up to her promise to return her pay.” Sinema voted against the House Budget H. Con. Res. 96 on April 10th, 2014. She also voted against the Democratic Budget Alternative on the same day. A check of House sponsored bills also shows that she has never offered a budget of her own. Sinema also voted against a balanced budget that would have prevented Members of Congress from using taxpayer dollars to fly first class (Roll Call #88; 3/20/2013). “The only budget matter she seems to have an opinion on is keeping her First-Class-only ticket on flights to Washington,” said Rogers. “I’m interested in getting our budget back in balance and returning our country to a solid footing. As a small business owner, I understand how to make budgets balance.”Sinema’s ad also tried to gloss over the fact that she has supported Nancy Pelosi on 82% of recorded votes since going to Washington. (Washington Post, U.S. Congress Votes Database)“Its time for real leadership that will put Arizona first,” said Rogers. “Pelosi and Obama have enough cheerleaders; we need someone who will work to solve problems.”
· LD28 House Candidate Shawnna Bolick: In classic guilt-by-association fashion, Rep. Eric Meyer (D-LD28) called on Republican nominee, Shawnna Bolick, to disavow former Sen. Russell Pearce’s controversial comments relating to sterilization of welfare recipients. "Of course I disavow the comments. The idea is barbaric," said Bolick, an education advocate and mother of two school-aged children who won the Republican nomination to unseat Meyer. "Eric is the big government advocate, not me. The real issue in this race is Eric Meyer’s obstructionist actions," Bolick continued, "For example, Eric Meyer needs to explain why he voted against sending the Right to Try referendum to Arizona voters." Right to Try will appear on the November ballot as Prop. 303. It will allow terminally ill patients the right to access potentially life-saving drugs that have passed the safety phase of the FDA approval process. Right to Try was unanimously enacted this year in Missouri, Colorado and Louisiana, and signed into law by two Democratic governors and one Republican. It also passed in Arizona. Eric Meyer voted no! Why would Eric Meyer block anyone from receiving potentially life-saving treatment? Meyer is the only physician-legislator in the entire country so far to oppose Right to Try. Bolick strongly supports Right to Try. "Meyer would not even give Arizonans the opportunity to vote for life-saving medication," Bolick said. "Every terminally ill person should have the right to try to save or extend their lives." Bolick has lived in Legislative District 28 for 13 years. Shawnna and her husband, Clint, have two children, Ryne (12) and Kali (9), plus their six year old rescued greyhound, Beary Goldwater.
· CD9 Candidate Wendy Rogers: I'm pleased to announce that on Wednesday, September 24th, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will be headlining a fundraising luncheon in Phoenix, AZ that will benefit my campaign for U.S. Congress, Andy Tobin and Martha McSally for U.S. Congress. It is an honor to have his support.
I look forward to spending some time with you and discussing the important issues facing our nation. I invite you to join us on the 24th for this special event. Tickets to attend the lunch are $500 per person. Lunch plus a photo is $5,200 per person. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jessica at email@example.com. We hope to see you next week! Thank you again and please stay tuned for campaign news at www.wendyrogers.org
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· GOP May Sue To Keep Independents Out Of Primaries A J Lafaro Speaks Out
· McCain's Slip Of The Tongue Only Fuels Internet Rumors 'Has Rand Paul Ever Been To Syria?'
· Opposition to the Massive Release of Mexican Wolves throughout Arizona. You have until Sept 23 to make your voices heard to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
ARIZONA FREEDOM ALLIANCE
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· AZ Border Defenders Updated Daily
· Need2NoBorder News Watch
WAR ON WOMEN
· ISIS-Luring-Us-Women-With-Cash-For-Babies-Promises 'They Are Selling Them This Mystical Sisterhood Of Going To The Caliphate'