Angel’s Law

Angel’s Law

The Arizona Legislature adjourned Sine Die early yesterday evening. I’m working on scheduling a Coffee with Kate to do a comprehensive Legislative Wrap Up for the district. Keep your eyes peeled for the invitation.

I wanted to take a quick moment to share Laurie Robert’s article about Angel’s Law. Angel’s Law is a bill I’ve been working on for the past couple sessions with DCS Director Greg McKay. This year we got it across the finish line! Angel’s Law provides further protections for abused children who …

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We did it!

We did it!

Kate Brophy McGee Wins LD28 Senate Race

Late Friday elections officials pre-final vote count in the LD28 Senate race. Thanks to you and your support, I am honored and excited to report that I am the Senator-Elect from LD28. When the last few ballots were tallied, 98,560 ballots were cast in the race. I finished ahead of my opponent by 2,312 votes, earning 51.17% of the total. Saturday morning I received a call from Mr. Meyer, graciously conceding the race. I thank him for his public …

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Setting the Record Straight

Setting the Record Straight

Allegations, half-truths, and cherry-picked data are muddying the LD28 Senate race. Isolated incidents are being taken out of context and fake statements are being made while offering voters false choices about state spending priorities. My campaign is setting the record straight:

Claim: “And you know I will continue to run a positive campaign.” – Eric Meyer

Truth: Meyer has contributed nearly $80,000 in campaign contributions to Democrat organizations that pool various money sources to fund negative, biased mailers that misrepresent my record.

 

Claim: Meyer’s bills never get a …

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SB 1062: Who scored and who got singed — or even scorched?

SB 1062: Who scored and who got singed — or even scorched?

Arizona Republic

Gov. Jan Brewer saved the Legislature from itself, vetoing Senate Bill 1062, the right-to-refuse-service bill.

But the state had already taken a blow, and not just in bad publicity.

A national Hispanic lawyers group canceled its 2015 convention in Phoenix simply because the Legislature passed the bill. At least one company considering coming to Arizona reportedly moved on instead. And who knows how many out-of-state visitors will divert their vacations to Santa Fe?

There are ample losers, but the controversy generated by SB 1062 also created winners. …

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Who scored and who got singed — or even scorched?

Who scored and who got singed — or even scorched?

Arizona Republic

SB 1062 debacle affected Arizona’s cast of characters in different ways.

Now comes the fallout after the nuclear explosion of opposition to Senate Bill 1062. Our beautiful state is scorched, though hopefully not permanently scarred. Not so, however, for some of those who touched the bill.

Here’s a look at the major players, some of whom were singed by SB 1062 and others who scored as a result of it.

Singed and Scored: Reps. Kate Brophy McGee, Heather Carter and Ethan Orr. Don’t look for these …

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Will SB-1062 fiasco prompt legislators to focus on budget, CPS?

By Jonathan Lowe – email

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