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Never let a good crisis pass you by

The League of Arizona Cities and Towns passed up the opportunity to address public safety pension reform during the 2015 legislative session.

State Senator Debbie Lesko, who is leading the PSPRS pension reform study group, is going to need to “knock a few heads together” to get any meaningful reform accomplished during the 2016 session, if then. 85 more words


The Truth vs. Debbie Lesko

Debbie Lesko says that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is “a wonderful, bi-partisan group of people working together.”

Political Observations

State legislators are corporate puppets for ALEC

Many people are aware of – or have at least heard of – the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, as it’s known. But many don’t know,  or choose to ignore, exactly what ALEC is and does. 764 more words

Political Observations

Tobin & Other AZ Republicans: 82 ALEC-Funded Trips Since 2011

From Progress Now Arizona…

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has spent at least $41,000 over the past three years hosting Arizona legislators on lavish out-of-state policy retreats – including $3,800 for House Speaker Andy Tobin alone — according to records obtained by ProgressNow Arizona. 910 more words

Arizona Legislature

Farnsworth, Kavanagh, & Lesko Are Among 17 AZ Legislators Courted by ALEC

At least 17 Arizona state legislators attended a lavish recruitment dinner on Tuesday for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an out-of-state right-wing corporate bill mill that wields a heavy influence in Arizona and at state capitols around the country. 800 more words


On your meds...

Hello Debbie,

Congratulations on your success in getting your bill out of the Senate Committee. It is indeed vital that employers give permission for the women they employ to use contraception for its intended purpose. 240 more words


Why basic philosophy should be offered in high school

Whenever I consider any ethical issue dealing with health care, I always refer back to my days in various philosophy courses, especially Bioethics. It helps to clarify a lot of issues, including ones that happen to be topical. 893 more words

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