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By Press Release | December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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(Washington, DC): In response to the Obama administration’s announcement this week that it is proceeding with normalization of relations with the Castro regime in Cuba — reversing over fifty years of bipartisan policy towards the communist dictatorship — the Center for Security Policy is registering strong objection to this course of action as severely undermining U.S. national security on several fronts.

First, normalization with Cuba represents the …

By Press Release | December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
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STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX (Dec. 18, 2014) – Arizona House of Representatives Speaker-elect David Gowan applauds Governor-elect Ducey’s staff picks and congratulates each appointee.

“I want to send a special welcome to my former seat-mate Ted Vogt,” said Speaker-elect Gowan. “I am looking forward to working with him again, and I know he will make an excellent chief of operations. As a veteran of the Afghanistan War, Vogt’s commitment to serving the people of Arizona is one of …

By Press Release | December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX (Monday, Dec. 15, 2014) – The U.S. Supreme Court opted not to review a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals blocking Arizona from enforcing a state law (House Bill 2036 passed in 2012) that restricts the use of abortion-inducing drugs to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) prescribed protocols.

“It is disappointing that the Supreme Court will not step in at this time,” said Speaker Tobin. “The law reduces the medical risk to women using the drug …

By Press Release | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

GOP CRomnibus Strategy: Oceanfront Property in Arizona 

Washington, D.C.— Today, Conservative Review released the top 10 problems with the $1.1 trillion CRomnibus that rubber stamps many liberal policies and accelerates Obama’s amnesty. To read the full list, click here.

“Not only is the CRomnibus a blank check for Obama’s unlawful amnesty, but it expedites his executive action with extra funding. While Republicans are deceiving voters and themselves by claiming they will have more ‘leverage’ to punt the fight into next year, they …

By Press Release | December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Unbalanced budget

PHOENIX – State House Representative and Senator-elect John Kavanagh has asked Ohio Governor John Kasich to participate in a press conference Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at noon about the state-lead initiative to balance the federal budget.

Each year deficit spending by the federal government adds to the $18 trillion in debt America has amassed. It is clear that Washington lacks fiscal discipline and that the states must lead the way before it is too late.

The state-lead initiative began in earnest December …

By Press Release | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: Republicans Stand with the Disabled on the ABLE Act

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 647, the bipartisan Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows individuals with disabilities to save for their futures through the creation of tax-free savings accounts.

“Tonight the House spoke for millions of Americans with disabilities.  We spoke to give them a better life; to provide them with greater opportunities; and to empower them to reach their …

By Press Release | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pain is part of life as is, hopefully, joy. As we read in the book of Ecclesiastes, there is “a time to cry and a time to laugh.”

But real tragedy is disaster we bring on ourselves. Disaster that comes from refusal to learn from mistakes.

How many of us know someone clearly on the path to destruction, but refuses to listen, to learn? Then the inevitable happens.

This is what we’ve got on our hands with the Ferguson, Missouri debacle that now …

By Press Release | November 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

 Proposed rule on carbon emissions seriously flawed

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX (Nov. 26, 2014) – Speaker of the House Andy Tobin and fellow House Republicans are strongly urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reconsider its proposal to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants in Arizona.

“The proposed rule is seriously flawed,” said Speaker Tobin. “It does not properly assess Arizona’s current energy portfolio and transmission infrastructure, and wrongly assumes that natural gas can easily replace Arizona’s reliance on low-cost, highly reliable …

By Press Release | November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is no poll showing that that the immigration issue sits at the top of concerns of the American people.

The executive order, which President Obama has issued, granting amnesty to millions of individuals now residing illegally in our country, should make clear the profound disregard our president has for American voters, our constitution, and our two-party system.

It might be possible to justify this action if it was addressing a national emergency of utmost urgency or clearly reflected the priorities and …

By Press Release | November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
doug ducey

It’s been almost three weeks since I was elected Arizona governor and my team and I sure hit the ground running. I want to create the best Arizona possible where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. Here’s a recap of what I’ve been up to since the election.

Transition Committee Co-Chairs:
The day after I was elected, I appointed former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl chairman of my transition committee. Senator Kyl has a long and distinguished record of service to Arizona and …