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By Press Release | November 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 …

By Press Release | November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

For lack of something of substance to tell the American people, Democrats ran a campaign of hate, blame, and division.

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz led the Democratic Party through a campaign of hate, blame and division.

New Gallup polling on party favorability ratings should be useful reading for leaders of the Democratic Party who are still in denial about the meaning of the Republican sweep in the recent elections.

The percentage of Americans giving the Democratic Party a favorable rating is at an all time …

By Press Release | November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, Arizona Attorney General-Elect Mark Brnovich joined Republican AGs from across the country and issued the following joint statement:

Republican AGs react to President Obama’s remarks 

Republican Attorneys General and Attorneys General-Elect released the following joint statement regarding President Obama’s immigration remarks:
Along with many of our fellow Americans, Republican Attorneys General listened carefully to President Obama’s remarks about his intended, unilateral actions regarding immigration. We agree with the President, “people who live in this country should play by the rules.” The American people …

By Press Release | November 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Admin. Admits Inflating ObamaCare Numbers by 400K After Committee Discovers Deception

WASHINGTON – Last night, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., sent letters calling on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber to testify on Tuesday, December 9th before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on repeated transparency failures and outright deceptions surrounding ObamaCare.

“From the outset, the health law has been the poster child for this Administration’s broken transparency …

By Press Release | November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Video: VIDEO: Obama Knows He doesn’t Have the Legal Authority on Amnesty

But he’s gonna go ahead anyway.

By Press Release | November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rep. Salmon Responds to President Obama’s Unilateral Immigration Actions

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following response to President Obama’s unilateral immigration actions.

“Tonight, President Obama announced to America that he would disregard both our Constitution and the will of the American people.

“The American people resoundingly rejected the President’s policies on the ballot just a few short weeks ago, and it is the American people who are sick and tired of a President who continues to unilaterally change …

By Press Release | November 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

House Passes Gosar Amendment Calling for EPA Transparency, Accountability

“The best way to reign in this rogue agency is to make them publish the science supporting their regulations online”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014, requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make all scientific and technical information relied upon for rulemaking available online, successfully passed the House by unanimous consent:

“For far …

By Press Release | November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Obama has decided to issue an executive order granting amnesty to five million illegal immigrants without congressional approval.

Republicans must stop this unlawful action by preventing the administration from using taxpayer money to carry it out. 

If Congress fails to use its constitutional power of the purse to defund this executive order, it will cede its lawmaking authority to the president and undermine the system of checks and balances that protects our freedoms.

By Press Release | November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Black Americans have suffered greatly living under the thumb of government and believing it is a good thing.

I am a conservative. I believe in the truth of traditional values, of limited government, and free markets.

And I believe in personal freedom and that it is not possible without all the above.

Our country has been going in the opposite direction and things, predictably, have not been going well.

The American people spoke last Tuesday, and I am happy with what they had to …

By Press Release | November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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(State Capitol, Phoenix)—Senate President Andy Biggs today announced Senate committees and the chairs overseeing them for the 52nd Legislature.

Senator Don Shooter will continue to chair the Senate Committee on Appropriations. The Health & Human Services Committee will remain chaired by Senator Nancy Barto and Senator Steve Pierce continues to chair the Committee on Natural Resources.

Senator Gail Griffin chairs the Committee on Energy. Senator Kelli Ward will now chair the Committee on Education. Senator Kimberly Yee will now run the Committee on …