Civil Anna Editorials: "Improving Arizona's Political Outlook"
Civil Anna Commentary
POSTED: October 16, 2010.
"Arizona is facing critical issues that will shape the future of the state for years to come. Former CNN anchor Aaron Brown delivered a speech at the Capitol Tomes awards banquet that issued a simple challenge: 'Good is not good enough. We should strive for greatness.'
I want to see Arizona – our citizens, our citizen groups and our elected officials strive for greatness."
Read the Capitol Times Story:
"Brown Chastises Arizona Politicians
POSTED: October 10, 2010.
"I am very concerned about the health of Democracy in Arizona. Arizona needs a method to achieve civil involvement in order for citizens to feel connected with their elected officials."
POSTED: October 5, 2010.
"Arizona operates in a political environment where very few polls are conducted and the methodology of those polls is suspect at best. Arizona needs to have a reliable method to gauge the policy preferences of its citizens to provide meaningful guidance to elected officials."
POSTED: September 21, 2010
"Political warfare issues" need to be left to the political experts. Arizonans need to focus on tangible issues that demand immediate action."
POSTED: September 19, 2010
"The legislators are not bad people, they are stuck in an impossible political environment."
POSTED: September 13, 2010
"If Arizona wants to effectively create jobs, the solution probably needs to be a strategic combination of approaches."
POSTED: September 10, 2010
"For meaning public policy reform, ultra-conservative, moderates and liberals are going to have reach meaningful consensus."
POSTED: August 20, 2010
"Arizonans must fight the temptation to answer complex public policy questions with simplistic political slogans."
POSTED: June 7, 2010
"This well thought out report deserves a hearing in the Arizona court of public opinion."
POSTED: May 5, 2010
"How can Arizona most effectively utilize our resources to support the most vulnerable in our state."
Arizona Republic Editorial
"Focus on State's Economy and Skip the Distractions" September 19, 2010
Alyssa Newcomb, Cronkite News Service
"Poll: Most Arizonans Dissatisfied with Legislature’s Performance" September 17, 2010
Jim Rounds, Elliott D Pollack & Co.
"It's Possible Everybody is a Little Bit Right" September 9, 2010
Arizona Daily Star
"Real Tax Reform Needed to Stabilize Arizona's Budget" September 5, 2010
The Daily Courier
"Political Flyers are Ads, and Just as Believable" August 6, 2010
95th Arizona Town Hall
"Riding the Fiscal Roller Coaster Government Revenue in Arizona" November 2009
Arizona Catholic Conference
"Letter to Governor Jan Brewer" April 20, 2010