June 20, 2013
· LD25 Resolution to Censure Gov. Jan Brewer and 15 legislators: Whereas, Governor Brewer and 15 Republican state legislators formed an alliance with Democratic elected officials for the express purpose of thwarting the will of the Republican majority in the legislature and violating Republican Party principles and the Republican Party Platform, including but not limited to the following:
o They implemented the passage of Medicaid expansion.
o They implemented government healthcare.
o They approved taxpayer funding for abortion and increased funding for abortion services.
o They raised taxes.
o They voted against tax relief & kept Arizona as the state with the 2nd highest tax rate in the nation.
o They voted against auditing the hospital bed tax.
o They increased property taxes.
o They rejected a balanced budget and voted for one with a structural debt of $400 million.
o They removed government oversight for special interests.
o They removed funding for English immersion for non-English-speaking students, thus ensuring the continuation of the failed, Democratic-Party-supported, bilingual programs.
ü Whereas, they violated the separation of powers defined in the Arizona Constitution by voting for a budget amendment originated by the executive branch of government.
ü Therefore be it Resolved, that we, the precinct committeemen of Legislative District 25, do censure the following Arizona State legislators:
LD1 Senator Steve Pierce
LD16 Senator Rich Crandall
LD18 Senator John McComish
LD 25 Senator Robert Worsley
LD28 Senator Adam Driggs
LD5 Rep. Doris Goodale
LD8 Rep. Frank Pratt
LD9 Rep. Ethan Orr
LD18 Rep. Jeff Dial