I'm a rancher, not a politician.
Legislative District 1 faces some real challenges, and more regulations and government mandates are not the answer. I am running for reelection to the State Senate because our children and grandchildren deserve the same opportunities we've had. As your Senator I am putting my 50 years of experience to work creating economic growth for our community. Joan and I have been married for over 40 years, raised our four children in Prescott, and have been blessed with four grandchildren.
As a lifelong conservative Republican, I will continue to fight for the issues most important to Arizona's families and businesses. That means lower taxes, a balanced budget, protection of water and private property rights, secure borders, road improvements, school choice, and modernized forest management. I am optimistic about our future, but we must have responsible fiscal policies in place to preserve our freedom and allow us to prosper as a community.
I am grateful for the support I have received throughout my two terms in office and ask you to continue to support my candidacy and vote for me in the August primary election and the November general election.
All the best,
Arizona State Senator - District 1
- NEWSLETTER: Budget Wrap Up
The Second Regular Session of the Fifty-First Legislature has come to an end and with the last of the bills being signed by the Governor, things have wrapped up.
- NEWSLETTER: Adult Insulin Pumps Covered Once Again
A couple of years ago, ACCCHS stopped covering insulin pumps for diabetic patients once they turned 21. If a patient on ACCCHS relied on the use of an insulin pump, on their 21st birthday, ACCCHS would no longer cover the cost.
- NEWSLETTER: Priority Legislation to be Proud Of
Since I was first elected to the Senate I have made it a priority to help Arizonans by keeping my priorities in line with my constituents. I am proud that many of my priorities are now Arizona Law. Here is a rundown of a few of my bills this session.
- NEWSLETTER: Wildcat Basketball Big Winners in San Diego; UA Loses at the Capitol
As a proud Wildcat I was elated to see UA Men's Basketball play so well in the NCAA Tournament. As an alumnus & ardent supporter of The U of A I was disheartened to see such a lack of concern at the Legislature for such a stellar university.
- NEWSLETTER: More Budget Losers in 2014
With the passage of the budget in the Arizona Senate, Arizona's students, insurance providers, Arizona water and district charter schools lose.
- NEWSLETTER: University of Arizona Seeks to Train Arizona’s Next Class of Veterinarians
As part of the budget this session, the Legislature will be looking at funding the University of Arizona Veterinary School. I have, for a long time, been a strong supporter of the U of A, and recently, of their effort to create a vet school.