Archive for May 2011

Must We Sue Our Way to a Better Education System?

May 27th, 2011 | By
Must We Sue Our Way to a Better Education System?

That’s the question many are asking and some groups are proposing in order to force the state of Arizona to meet the needs of its students. We now have possible lawsuits against the state to try and force repairs for crumbling school facilities in poor neighborhoods as well as a lawsuit aimed at equalizing the

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Then & Now: Some Things Healed, Others Still Broken

May 17th, 2011 | By
Then & Now: Some Things Healed, Others Still Broken

Three years ago my children and I headed to Washington, D.C. to partake in National Police Week, an annual remembrance of our nation’s fallen peace officers. That was the year my husband’s name was etched onto the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial wall. That was the year we gathered with other first-year survivors to honor

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Babeu Makes Valid Point: Speaks of Safety on Both Sides of Border

May 5th, 2011 | By
Babeu Makes Valid Point: Speaks of Safety on Both Sides of Border

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu has staked his political career on winning the battle against illegal immigration. Unfortunately, he’s used fictional tales, exaggerations and inaccurate statistics to make his case. But this week the sheriff took a new approach in his dialogue on immigration and wrote about solutions beyond border enforcement. The article the sheriff

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Debating Birthers, Vetoes & Debt

May 2nd, 2011 | By

On Sunday, I had the opportunity to debate several issues currently in the news during a roundtable discussion with 12 News Anchor Brahm Resnik. I was joined by Republican district chairwoman Jeanette Dubreil and former Democratic district chairwoman Laura Copple. To see the discussion, click on the link below. 12 News Sunday Squareoff