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Senator Yee Speaks at 2016 GOP Convention


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Senator Yee to Speak at 2016 Republican National Convention

Senator Kimberly Yee announced today she will speak at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday, July 18th at approximately 2:30 p.m. EST.  Senator Yee is from Phoenix and represents the 20th Legislative District of northwest Phoenix and … Continue reading

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Sen. Yee Named Among 25 Most Influential Women by Roll Call

Conservative lawmaker blazes a trail for Asian-Americans in the GOP When Kimberly Yee ran for a full term in the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010, political consultants had a few suggestions on how to address her Chinese heritage. One … Continue reading

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Accomplishments of the 52nd Legislature

This is a summary of major bills and details on the balanced budget put together by the Majority at the Arizona Legislature. Accomplishments of 52nd Leg 5 26 16

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Big Prop. 124 win to change public-safety pensions

Proposition 124 sailed to easy victory Tuesday amid widespread support from firefighters, police officers and politicians who touted it as a way to improve the financially challenged Public Safety Personnel Retirement System. Early returns from the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office … Continue reading

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Senate President Biggs on the State Board of Education, Department of Education agreement to end litigation

“I am pleased that the Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona State Board of Education have announced they have resolved the dispute over their duties and the ongoing litigation is coming to an end. I have always maintained that … Continue reading

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Sen. Allen calls for schools to respect parents over assessment concerns

Senator Sylvia Allen today urged local school leaders and administrators to work with parents, be respectful and not retaliate against a student for choices that parents may make. It is that time of year again when Arizona schools are administering … Continue reading

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