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Candidates & ElectionsHealth Care

Goodbye Trent Franks! In 2018, the voters that you have ignored will be replacing you. When it comes to voting on legislation, I will put our constituent’s best interest at heart before casting my vote. Unlike you, I will vote without thought of myself, and always with careful thought on

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Events

It seems that we wake up every day now to a fresh batch of horror; so much scandal and corruption that it feels impossible to keep track, let alone make any kind of tangible difference. In reading tips about self care during these difficult times, I have discovered one way

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Your Stories

This blog post originally appeared on AZ Blue 2020 Last week, thanks to Facebook memories, I was reminded of where I was after the close of the 2016 Democratic Primary. I won’t lie; I was disgusted with the Democratic Party. In fact, you can read my words yourself. Words I

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Health Care

On May 4 as I watched the House of Representatives pass the AHCA, I felt like I had been transported back in time. In May of 1988, I was 6 months pregnant with my first child. An exciting time for my Husband and I, not to mention our families. On

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Events

Residents of the 8th Congressional District will have the opportunity to meet some of the candidates who want to represent us in Congress in either the House or Senate. Invitations were sent out to all filed and declared candidates to run in the August 2018 primary. Currently Brianna Westbrook, Deedra

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OpinionYour Stories

Well the House has swallowed their shotgun. Here is the email I have fired off to Flake. I will generate a “Maverick” Themed version for McCain not that he is going to have another election. I hope other Desert Dissenters contact Senators Flake & McCain so this idiocy gets stopped.

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Constitutional IssuesStay Informed

I guess it should come as no surprise that Trump and his Federal Communications Commission chairman, Ajit Pai, wants to kill net neutrality.  At a closed-door meeting in Washington Wednesday, Pai outlined what The New York Times described as “a sweeping plan to loosen the government’s oversight of high-speed internet providers, a rebuke of

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Your Stories

Ok, I can only speak for myself here, but in an effort to foster transparency and trust in our fledgling relationship, I gotta be honest. Sometimes, I feel like a sham as a PC. Now, I should clarify. I am doing the do. I’m getting educated. I’m attending my LD

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EducationOpinion

Alright everyone! As the year is chugging along and as summer is quickly approaching, we’ve seen the political climate seemingly match the temperature degree for degree. With so much happening and so much information being throw at us in every direction, it’s hard to get a grip on what to

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EducationStay Informed

by: Jessica M. Wani, Esq. It’s no secret that Arizona public schools have a poor reputation locally and around the nation.  Arizona comes in dead last for teacher salaries and ranks 49th in per student funding for K-12 students. Arizona currently has a teacher shortage crisis of over 2,000 teachers

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